Re: OT: [Let_It_Be_Forever_Islam] THE WORLD OF THE JINN
|From:||Stone Gordonssen <stonegordonssen@...>|
|Date:||Saturday, October 18, 2003, 16:36|
>Now I'm curious. I can't come up with a full 7 social or cultural gender
>categories. I can think of 3 immediately: male, female, and eununch. I
>can think of several other possibilities, but 7 is a lot. Can you
I studied it as part of my classes in anthropology - I remember specfically
a culture in Siberia used to have 7 - but my books ae packed away still. A
number of North American Native cultures had 4 genders.
If you associate gender with social role rather than sex & genitalia &
ability to produce or not produce children(male, female, eunuch), the vista
should open for you.
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