"The banking crisis was caused by doing what no society ever allows: Permitting young males to behave in an unregulated way. Anyone who studied neurobiology would have predicted disaster."—Sheelan Kolhatkar, "What If Women Ran Wall Street?" (New York magazine/03.29.10)
(Another wonderful part of this "turn-the-tables" story is that the men's principal failing is that they are ... too emotional. The women are calm and measured. This is not anecdotal; the evidence is overwhelming. So much for the flighty girls and just-the-facts boys mythology.)
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