On Sun, Sep 23, 2001 at 09:06:52PM -0400, Sally Caves wrote: [snip] > Actually, male's are dominant in most societies. (Just wondering, can you give me any examples of the reverse? maybe a language too?) [snip] There's a culture in southeast asia (in the Malaysia/Indonesia area) that is matriarchical(sp?). My memory fails me as to the name of that tribe/culture, but I do know that they have the females own property and get inheritance (instead of the males), and the husbands take the wives' name instead of vice versa, etc., as opposed to (only) the males receiving inheritance, which is common in other asian cultures. This may no longer be true today, though. They probably no longer keep their distinctive culture. T -- 2+2=4. 2*2=4. 2^2=4. Therefore, +, *, and ^ are the same operation.