Gloria Steinem Explains How Mama Grizzlies Actually Roll
by Liz Colville
Sarah Palin is totally wrong about something, strangely, says Gloria Steinem in a Big Think interview. Turns out the “mama grizzly” reverse personification (?) makes no freaking sense in the context of conservative women. Because mama grizzlies (the actual bear kind):
…are famous for their exertion of reproductive control in their lives…Even compared to other bears, brown bears say, they mate later; they have only one or two cubs instead of four; they wait four years instead of two between having cubs; and even once they’re pregnant if they see that it’s going to be a really hard winter, they themselves are not in good health or the food supply is low, their bodies reabsorb the fetus.
Here’s the rest of the interview:
P.S. Children are “hugely mostly raised by women.” [Via]
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