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Sharing My World 03-06-2019

Here is my post for Melanie’s Share My World.

Do you think there is such a thing as a ‘gendered’ brain?
Oh Lordy. Well, I didn’t know anything about this so I read some stuff. The answer seems to be both “yes” and “no”. In short, various groups seem to suggest that while girls and boys have certain differences at birth – responding differently to faces, for example – most of what happens afterwards (pink for girls, blue for boys etc) is down to societal conditioning.

Blimey.

What is the silliest fear you have?
I don’t have any silly fears. They’re all real, I tell you. Real and justifiable. Anyone who isn’t mortally afraid of spiders is clearly nuts.

Out of your family members, who are you closest to?
Ha. Some of them read this so I’m not answering.

All of them.

What is something you’ll NEVER do again?
In 1983 James Bond taught us to “Never Say Never Again”. Saying you’ll never do something again is a bit presumptuous. So there.

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  1. June 9, 2019 at 6:20 am

    Very presumptuous.

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  2. June 9, 2019 at 7:14 am

    Good answers, Ali. I’m not afraid of all spiders, just the poisonous ones. My dad didn’t like to see anyone kill a spider. He thought they were helpful in that they killed other bugs. 🙂 — Suzanne

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    • June 9, 2019 at 4:42 pm

      I hate the things. Urgh! Though I sometimes let them go if they’re in a corner catching flies 🙂

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  3. June 9, 2019 at 1:23 pm

    Girls have brains and boys think they have brains, but really it’s bollocks! (and that’s what they tend to think with!)

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  4. June 9, 2019 at 1:32 pm

    Sounds like you have a silly fear of angering family members…

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  5. June 9, 2019 at 2:38 pm

    Very diplomatic answers this week. I totally agree. 😉

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  6. June 9, 2019 at 2:53 pm

    Vindication at last regarding spiders! 😀

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  7. June 9, 2019 at 5:55 pm

    That whole spider phobia (which is one I share) is NOT SILLY. Not. Anyone who isn’t afraid of spiders is an idiot and deserves to be bitten by a brown recluse or a black widow. On their gonads. I’m grateful for the non-spider fearing folk though. Because who else would come kill the nasty creepy little buggers in my house when I’m frozen with fear or screaming the neighborhood down because I saw one. Brrrrr. Spiders. Just say NO.

    Thanks for Sharing Your World, Draliman. And for reminding me to avoid dark corners where those eight legged freaks lurk….

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    • June 10, 2019 at 6:18 pm

      You’re right, we do need non-spider-fearing people around to get rid of them for us!

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  8. June 10, 2019 at 8:41 am

    Hey, Draliman…I’m nuts…MOL 😀 Great answers! Family….😹Pawkisses for a Happy Whit Monday🐾😽💞

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    • June 10, 2019 at 6:19 pm

      Especially when you’re on the nip 🙂

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  9. June 10, 2019 at 7:05 pm

    I’m sure you scream like a little girl when you see an eensy weensy spider. 😉

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  10. June 12, 2019 at 6:07 pm

    After “Diamonds are for Ever,” Sean Connery said no more James Bond, never again.
    After Roger Moore’s run, the powers that be talked Sean Connery into one more movie and they named it, “Never Say Never Again.”
    You are wise not not say never.

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  11. June 18, 2019 at 10:16 pm

    I agree about the spider, but I’m terribly glad that Garry is NOT freaked out by them because I need someone to kill them for me. Definitely not one of my things.

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    • June 19, 2019 at 5:58 pm

      I could do with a Garry around to take care of my nasty crawly things.

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