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“What is she up to now?” you may be wondering…
Well, this week I will pause the controversy and write about my favourite theme: women.

Please allow me to share my profound respect and admiration for all the strong Women in this world.
I respect the fact that they are proud of being the symbol of life (either because they bear it or because they help raising it); that they are the mothers of the world; I respect their assertiveness towards violent behaviour (they forgive and forget yet they will not allow themselves to fall all the time in the same pattern); I deeply respect the fact that Women are the ones who address their prayers to God the most, due to their endless, unshakeable faith (they pray for their children, husbands, family, neighbours, community and humanity).
I admire their strength (have you noticed that in times of war Women carry on with their daily tasks: by cleaning the spot where they rest, bathing their children, doing their laundry, cooking, braiding their hair etc [no matter what life goes on]); their pragmatism (Women have no time to waste on petty details cause their eyes are set on objective goals); their organisation (note that strong Women can put a house in order in a blink of an eye); their being the most brilliant economists, even when having no degree on economics (strong Women “stretch” their allowance, they make a meal for 4 people out of 2 breads) and finally I admire their power to get what they want (and with this I am not talking about whims and moods…strong Women are wise and patient enough to wait for whatever they aim at).

The world has already witnessed the performance of strong Women in the political arena (Margaret Thatcher, Golda Meir, Indira Ghandi, Condoleezza Rice etc), it may not like it however it must recognise that their political decisions have contributed and led to change.
If I were to campaign for an European Union Lady President I would borrow the following slogan: “Sì, se puede! Sì, se puede! Sì, se puede!”

Generosity is another amazing characteristic that defines Women, with capital W. They are generous towards humanity, and this quality was the factor that led Women to put down the barriers of prejudice.
I invite you, here today, to pay homage to all strong Women in this beautiful world.

I am proud of being a Woman, a strong Woman; so…God, I would appreciate if next time You would send me back as a Woman once again.


Comments

  1. BEAUTIFUL post, Max!!!

    Whenever I read about a strong woman, I always remember my mother...so I'm paying homage to my own mother today. I MISS HERRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR!!! But gladly I got a chance to talk to her for 1 hour today via Skype HUE HE HE HE HE HE...

    The more I listen to her daily stories, the more I admire her. :-))))

    You know I used to hate being born a woman, since I had my period early (well it was considered early for my generation) and it was such a hassle (I bled a lot - well, Mel Kaye would say this is "too much info" HA HA HA HA HA...)...but after I found Arttu, I understood more the joys of being a woman...of being respected, loved, cherished, touched, caressed...and hopefully later I can enjoy the joy of bearing his kids HE HE HE HE HE...

    The joy of serving him, cooking for him, tucking him up on the sofa whenever he takes a nap, greeting him joyfully whenever he gets home...MAGNIFICENT!!! I LOVE being a woman, too!!! ;-D

    I don't know if I'm strong or not (has to compare it with someone), but then again I'm glad 'coz even though sometimes I'm weak, God's strength is made perfect in my weakness HE HE HE HE HE HE...

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  2. Amelia, my Girl!!!

    I say: Beautiful comment, gorgeous :D!

    "Whenever I read about a strong woman, I always remember my mother...so I'm paying homage to my own mother today. I MISS HERRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRR!!! But gladly I got a chance to talk to her for 1 hour today via Skype HUE HE HE HE HE HE..." - oooh how cute :)! Yes, from what you told me your mom is, indeed, a strong woman; and I salute her *bowing*! You do well, my dear, to pay homage to your mama :). I am sure she misses you terribly as well *tender face*.

    "The more I listen to her daily stories, the more I admire her. :-))))" - I hear you :D.

    LOL LOL Mel is awesome LOL *nodding*! But you know, guys have a hard time discussing women stuff; but you know that here at the MAXzone you find a space for self-expression, so feel free to say anything you want :).
    Over-flux is rather inconvenient indeed; but in Africa ancient women would tell you that it is a sign of being extremely fertile (I am not sure if it is true, but that's what the elderly say over there) :D.

    "but after I found Arttu, I understood more the joys of being a woman...of being respected, loved, cherished, touched, caressed...and hopefully later I can enjoy the joy of bearing his kids HE HE HE HE HE..." - ooooh, this is so sweet of you (wanting to bear his children) :)! I hear you on the rest :).

    "The joy of serving him, cooking for him, tucking him up on the sofa whenever he takes a nap, greeting him joyfully whenever he gets home...MAGNIFICENT!!! I LOVE being a woman, too!!! ;-D" - I am glad you love being a woman now; you go girl! Amelia, I would say that you are absolutely in love, girl...Fantastic :D!

    "I don't know if I'm strong or not (has to compare it with someone), but then again I'm glad 'coz even though sometimes I'm weak, God's strength is made perfect in my weakness HE HE HE HE HE HE..." - this is beautiful *clap clap clap*! You are strong to me, Girl :)!

    Thank you so much for this gorgeous comment *bowing*!

    Cheers

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  3. Scott!

    Hello :D! It is nice to see you!

    Thank you, my friend *bowing*!

    Cheers

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  4. Hello Max….

    Let me see what you have to say about women….

    You said:
    Please allow me to share my profound respect and admiration for all the strong Women in this world.

    I respond:
    Obviously I agree with this statement! LOL We have in something in common here…LOL

    You said:
    I respect the fact that they are proud of being the symbol of life (either because they bear it or because they help raising it); that they are the mothers of the world; I respect their assertiveness towards violent behaviour (they forgive and forget yet they will not allow themselves to fall all the time in the same pattern); I deeply respect the fact that Women are the ones who address their prayers to God the most, due to their endless, unshakeable faith (they pray for their children, husbands, family, neighbours, community and humanity).

    I respond:
    Can a woman still be a strong woman even if they have not had children or helped to raise children?

    LOL Ok Max….as a guy here I could be setting myself up as a target LOL, but I am unaware of any studies that prove women pray more than men…LOL

    You said:
    I admire their strength (have you noticed that in times of war Women carry on with their daily tasks: by cleaning the spot where they rest, bathing their children, doing their laundry, cooking, braiding their hair etc [no matter what life goes on]); their pragmatism (Women have no time to waste on petty details cause their eyes are set on objective goals); their organisation (note that strong Women can put a house in order in a blink of an eye); their being the most brilliant economists, even when having no degree on economics (strong Women “stretch” their allowance, they make a meal for 4 people out of 2 breads) and finally I admire their power to get what they want (and with this I am not talking about whims and moods…strong Women are wise and patient enough to wait for whatever they aim at).

    I respond:
    I have a HUGE admiration for women in the face of suffering, my wife is an excellent example of such a woman….And she is very organized (that may also be partly from German heritage) but I have met women that I would consider very strong and who are not so organized…the same would go for some strong men I know…

    Are you suggesting that women are superior as economists, and that they are so simply because of their gender? Surly there are an equal amount of great male economists?

    You said:
    The world has already witnessed the performance of strong Women in the political arena (Margaret Thatcher, Golda Meir, Indira Ghandi, Condoleezza Rice etc), it may not like it however it must recognise that their political decisions have contributed and led to change.
    If I were to campaign for an European Union Lady President I would borrow the following slogan: “Sì, se puede! Sì, se puede! Sì, se puede!”

    I respond:

    Impressive list….
    Would you add Elizabeth I amongst others? Dianna?

    You said:
    Generosity is another amazing characteristic that defines Women, with capital W. They are generous towards humanity, and this quality was the factor that led Women to put down the barriers of prejudice.
    I invite you, here today, to pay homage to all strong Women in this beautiful world.

    I respond:
    Well done strong women that have left the world a better place than how you found it…

    I nice romp my friend!

    I did consider deleting all of this and leaving a simple little dedication to the women you are here extolling, and who are worthy of such extolling, but then I thought it may help liven things up around here if I wrote something a bit controversial, you know it has been so sedate and listless in the controversy department here at MAX

    LOL LOL LOL

    Nicely done my friend, I salute the kind of women you describe and which you exemplify…

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  5. Hello LS,

    I was about to leave, but when I saw your comment I just had to counter-comment LOL :).

    "Obviously I agree with this statement! LOL We have in something in common here…LOL" - we agree on something! Let's pop the bottle of water and celebrate LOL LOL :D.

    "Can a woman still be a strong woman even if they have not had children or helped to raise children?" - what woman doesn't help raising a child? Babysitting is helping to raise a child, since an auntie, a friend, neighbour or a simple au-pair (a good one, not those crazy ones) transmits something that will stay with the kid for life.
    Now, to answer your question: I didn't specifically mention the word children, I said that women are proud of being the symbol of life; either because they bear it or help raising it (life is a very extensive word, it can be just anything: a child, a dog, a plant, a fish etc). Strong Women mother others, that's what they do, and there is where they take they strength from.

    "LOL Ok Max….as a guy here I could be setting myself up as a target LOL, but I am unaware of any studies that prove women pray more than men…LOL" - lol nooo, it was not my intention to set any man as a target, let alone you :). There aren't any studies perhaps because no one has bothered to do them. But women tend to pray more than men (at the slightest crisis there they are addressing God, and praying), which is quite natural since women are more inclined to the spiritual side of life; whereas men were made to immediately find solutions and implement them. You, my friend, do not represent the majority of men; you are an exception, but still I bet you don't pray more than me.
    Men pray because they were taught that they must; women pray because it comes out naturally.

    "I have a HUGE admiration for women in the face of suffering, my wife is an excellent example of such a woman….And she is very organized (that may also be partly from German heritage) but I have met women that I would consider very strong and who are not so organized…the same would go for some strong men I know…" - your wife is an admirable Woman, with capital W *bowing*. I am very organised and I have Mozambican heritage (and they are not organised, trust me lol), so I don't think that nationality is a factor.
    About the article, I never said that strong women have all those characteristics in themselves. I was resuming the characteristics of several strong women I know; otherwise I would have to write about all types of strong women there are in the world and it would take more than one article. Strong men? Is this your way of asking me to write an article about strong men, LS :)? lol

    "Are you suggesting that women are superior as economists, and that they are so simply because of their gender? Surly there are an equal amount of great male economists?" - I am not suggesting nothing of the sort. I am saying that strong women (not those who are futile and irresponsibly waste money), even when not having a degree on economics, are excellent economists since they often do wonders with the scarce resources at hand.
    I am sure that both female and male graduates in economics are excellent when they are so. Excellence in any job description is independent of gender; it is only dependent on the mind.

    "Would you add Elizabeth I amongst others? Dianna?" - I would most certainly add Elizabeth I and II. No, I wouldn't add Diana (if you are referring to Princess Di).

    "Well done strong women that have left the world a better place than how you found it…" - this is beautiful, LS :).

    "I nice romp my friend!" - you nicely romp, or are you saying that it is a nice romp?

    "I did consider deleting all of this and leaving a simple little dedication to the women you are here extolling, and who are worthy of such extolling, but then I thought it may help liven things up around here if I wrote something a bit controversial, you know it has been so sedate and listless in the controversy department here at MAX" - LOL LOL LOL LOL LOL LOL That would be the day: LS, leaving a simple little dedication LOL! That would be the same as expecting me just to say "Nice post" in your blog LOL LOL LOL (and you know that that "ain't happening" LOL LOL)! It is always a delight to read your comments, LS :D! Your words extolled women already, believe me :).

    "Nicely done my friend, I salute the kind of women you describe and which you exemplify… " - thank you so much, LS *bowing*! Oh, now you are being kind: I am sure all the women would say "thank you, kind sir!" :).

    Cheers

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  6. Max,
    Women don't get enough press, so I am glad that you posted about us. You go girl!

    I think women are definitely strong. We can do what men can't and we don't complain like men would complain. Can I get an Amen? My mother had six kids (poor thing) and she was always working with one of us.

    "(Women have no time to waste on petty details cause their eyes are set on objective goals.) Women can put a house in order in a blink of an eye."

    My mother always paid attention the details from hygiene, food, clothing, love, fun. It must have been a hand full to organize such a brood of screaming kids (all except me, the quiet, yet observant one.)

    Woman are amazing species - and I am glad that we are in the elite species. (wink)

    I would add Mother Theresa, Marie Curie, Amelia Earhart, Catherine The Great and Lassie and to that list of strong females.

    I applaud womanhood and being a woman and I applaud you for doing this. (Literally applauding. Can you hear it?)

    What's the difference between a woman with PMS and a Rottweiler? [Lipstick]

    Ha ha ha ha ha ha!

    Cheers love!

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  7. Si, nosotros podemos! ;-)

    I like being a woman too, and I liked being a girl. We are very complex but pretty strong too, and women are just needed in this sometime macho world!

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  8. Alexys, my dear;

    "Women don't get enough press, so I am glad that you posted about us. You go girl!" - thank you *bowing*!

    "I think women are definitely strong. We can do what men can't and we don't complain like men would complain. Can I get an Amen?" - AMEN, sista!!!!!

    "My mother had six kids (poor thing) and she was always working with one of us." - she is definitely a strong woman; this is what I am talking about :D!

    "My mother always paid attention the details from hygiene, food, clothing, love, fun. It must have been a hand full to organize such a brood of screaming kids (all except me, the quiet, yet observant one.)" - I know what you mean! Hey, you have just described my mom too :D! Oooh, you were quiet, huh? "yet observant one" I definitely hear you :).

    "Woman are amazing species - and I am glad that we are in the elite species. (wink)" - lol right on, sister! Elite, indeed :D

    "I would add Mother Theresa, Marie Curie, Amelia Earhart, Catherine The Great and Lassie and to that list of strong females." - bring all those names of amazing women on, my friend *clap clap clap*! is this Lassie the dog?

    "I applaud womanhood and being a woman and I applaud you for doing this. (Literally applauding. Can you hear it?)" - thank you, thank you on behalf of every single woman *bowing*! I can't hear it, but the screen is vibrating so it must be from your applauding lol :)!

    "What's the difference between a woman with PMS and a Rottweiler? [Lipstick] Ha ha ha ha ha ha!" - LOL LOL LOL LOL that was a good one LOL *nodding*!

    Cheers girl!

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  9. Hola Zhu!

    "Si, nosotros podemos! ;-)" - como es bueno oírte decirlo :-)!

    "I like being a woman too, and I liked being a girl. We are very complex but pretty strong too, and women are just needed in this sometime macho world!" - I hear you, darling :)! We are extremely complex, but that is part of the charm, isn't it? No me digas nada...this world can really be sexist; but we, women, must find ways to re-educate men; cause after all women are the ones who raise men to be the way they are...we must teach men how to be men yet respectful towards women (different bodies equal minds).

    Cheers

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  10. Max (bowing) this is a beautiful post.I admire you for writing this article.

    I'm paying homage to my mom of course who raised 3 wonderful (that includes me hehe) children. And my husband's grandmother who, even at her very old age still takes care of the house. She does the marketing, cooking and even washes her own clothes. Every time you try to help her, she will shoo you away.

    Thanks again Max for this wonderful article (bowing again) ;)

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  11. Max,
    Yes Lassie was technically a canine, but still a female. One of the most intelligent females in the world.

    Still applauding women. (Hold your monitor.)

    Btw, lovely picture. Definitely a strong and confidant woman. Reminds me of you. :D

    Cheeers!

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  12. By the way, I forgot to tell you, I have some souvenirs in my blog for you ;)

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  13. Liza,

    Hello! Thank you so much, dear *bowing*!
    I admire you for beeing a woman :D!

    "I'm paying homage to my mom of course who raised 3 wonderful (that includes me hehe) children. And my husband's grandmother who, even at her very old age still takes care of the house. She does the marketing, cooking and even washes her own clothes. Every time you try to help her, she will shoo you away." - this is beautiful! Your mom and your husband's granny are strong women, a perfect example of Women, with Capital W :D!

    Thank you for sharing this marvellous story with us *bow*!
    You are most welcome, darling :)!

    Cheers

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  14. Alexys,

    "Yes Lassie was technically a canine, but still a female. One of the most intelligent females in the world." - I hear you. My dog (not snoopy), Netti (a she dog) was extremely intelligent and elegant...a true lady :D.

    "Still applauding women. (Hold your monitor.)" - *applauding with you* the vibrations have increased; girl, you are really applauding LOL! Thank you :).

    "Btw, lovely picture. Definitely a strong and confidant woman. Reminds me of you. :D" - lol I loved that picture too: it's truly lovely :)! LOL At least the hair colour is the same ;D!

    Cheers, adorable Alexys!

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  15. Liza,

    Souvenirs, pour moi? I will be at your place in a jiffy :)!

    Cheerio

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  16. Very well put indeed, I 've always wondered what the world would be like if under the control of women not men.

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  17. Hello Bob,

    "Very well put indeed, I 've always wondered what the world would be like if under the control of women not men." - Thank you *bowing*! LOL I would like to be the one to tell you that if women ruled the world would be better, but I am not sure of this; cause women can be a belligerent as men sometimes, if not worse!

    I just wanted to laud all the wonderful and strong women that are out there and most doesn't even bother to acknowledge their efforts and qualities :).

    Thanks for having dropped by :).

    Cheers

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  18. Max you did it again. This is wonderful post, and when I read I wondered the same as Bob. But then I remembered, after every successful man there is great woman, so we do our job one way or the other, lol. You said: 'I am proud of being a Woman, a strong Woman; so…God, I would appreciate if next time You would send me back as a Woman once again.' - lol, lol, this is funny, but I take the same, but then I would also be curious to be in the shoes of the man, lol. Anna :)

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  19. Anna!

    Hello :)! Thank you, darling *bowing*!
    LOL true, we do our job one way or another (I wish a feminist could hear you - they are unware of this fact lol) :).
    LOL LOL when I was younger (around 14/15 years old) I used to tell my mom that next life I wanted to come as a man (I used to think that it was so much interesting to be a man)...but then I grew up and started to realise that we have much more power than men; we just need to use it properly (and specially know when to use it) LOL :).

    Thanks for this great comment, Anna; as always it is: 100% :)!

    Cheers

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  20. Max, thank you so much. You said: 'use it properly (and specially know when to use it) LOL :).' - that's interesting, and yes to use it properly, because woman can fool people too, lol.

    Let me leave you with this quote of the day that poped on me in Gmail accidently, not sure what that means but I thought it was funny that appeared as I was reading your email.

    Quote of the Day - James Madison - "If men were angels, no government would be necessary."

    Anna

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  21. Anna,

    Don't mention it :)!

    "that's interesting, and yes to use it properly, because woman can fool people too, lol." - lol indeed, women can fool people too. Well, I always said that they are the masters of deceit! Still, it is undeniable their power *nodding*.

    "Let me leave you with this quote of the day that poped on me in Gmail accidently, not sure what that means but I thought it was funny that appeared as I was reading your email" - aah, but it can't be a coincidence...thank you for sharing it with me :)...let me read it....

    "Quote of the Day - James Madison - "If men were angels, no government would be necessary."" - well, in my perspective it means that if men were angels, divine beings; no government would be needed cause God would be the One organising everything. But since men aren't they need government for two main reasons:

    1- Men, as matter, don't listen to God.
    2- Since they are matter they crave for powere, for things, for love, lust etc. As such they need rules, laws, and a group of people to run state matters, otherwise things would be chaotic (anarchy would rule instead).

    This is my humble interpretation, but I am sure that among our fellow-bloggers there is a better interpretation; so please, chaps, bring it up! :)

    Thank you Anna, for this lovely quote!
    Cheers

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  22. Now I know why my ears were burning....talking about me behind my back, huh?

    After reading this post I'm not sure whether to congratulate you on your superb writing and insight or to be scared S--tless.

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  23. Hi Max;

    I am sorry for taking so long to get back to you Max, I have been busy…. I know an apology is not needed but it is a common courtesy, and you deserve more than a common courtesy….

    You said
    Now, to answer your question: I didn't specifically mention the word children, I said that women are proud of being the symbol of life; either because they bear it or help raising it (life is a very extensive word, it can be just anything: a child, a dog, a plant, a fish etc). Strong Women mother others, that's what they do, and there is where they take they strength from.

    I respond:
    I asked about the childbearing section because you said:
    “I respect the fact that they are proud of being the symbol of life (either because they bear it or because they help raising it)”

    So it seems a little more than implied, no big deal it was just a little question I thought I would ask for clarification….

    You said:
    "LOL Ok Max….as a guy here I could be setting myself up as a target LOL, but I am unaware of any studies that prove women pray more than men…LOL" - lol nooo, it was not my intention to set any man as a target, let alone you :). There aren't any studies perhaps because no one has bothered to do them. But women tend to pray more than men (at the slightest crisis there they are addressing God, and praying), which is quite natural since women are more inclined to the spiritual side of life; whereas men were made to immediately find solutions and implement them. You, my friend, do not represent the majority of men; you are an exception, but still I bet you don't pray more than me.
    Men pray because they were taught that they must; women pray because it comes out naturally.

    I respond:
    LOL You are pushing buttons!!! LOL I disagree that one gender tends to be more “spiritual” than the other, or that one may pray more than the other, etc…. Plus I don’t think some study can prove the point either way…

    Since I do not gamble I will not take up your bet Max, I am not keeping score on length, number, or depth of prayer…. I think you are just trying to have some fun here so I will laugh along with you….. LOL

    If you do sincerely believe that men do not have a healthy prayer life similar to women then I think you are sadly mistaken… Some would say you are being sexist, I’m not saying that but some may… :)

    You said:
    About the article, I never said that strong women have all those characteristics in themselves. I was resuming the characteristics of several strong women I know; otherwise I would have to write about all types of strong women there are in the world and it would take more than one article. Strong men? Is this your way of asking me to write an article about strong men, LS :)? lol

    I respond:
    Remember when we first met and I made a suggestion for an article… who would have thought back then eh? Max I am here no matter what you write… :)

    I am very happy to have ladies have their day in the sun, I have lot of respect for strong people period.

    You said:
    "Are you suggesting that women are superior as economists, and that they are so simply because of their gender? Surly there are an equal amount of great male economists?" - I am not suggesting nothing of the sort. I am saying that strong women (not those who are futile and irresponsibly waste money), even when not having a degree on economics, are excellent economists since they often do wonders with the scarce resources at hand.
    I am sure that both female and male graduates in economics are excellent when they are so. Excellence in any job description is independent of gender; it is only dependent on the mind.

    I respond:
    Would you say the same of men in similar situations? Understand I am in no way trying to knock women. Women are an equal creation to men. Men are NOT created superior to women (I thought I would be very clear here, I certainly don’t want to be thought of as sexist). Yet I do agree they are not identical, the two genders are designed to be complimentary…

    You said:
    "Would you add Elizabeth I amongst others? Dianna?" - I would most certainly add Elizabeth I and II. No, I wouldn't add Diana (if you are referring to Princess Di).

    I respond:
    I completely agree with you Max…. Even about our Head of State her majesty the Queen that lives in another country…

    …and about Dianna…

    You said
    "I nice romp my friend!" - you nicely romp, or are you saying that it is a nice romp?

    I respond:
    It was entertaining and interesting :)

    You said:
    "I did consider deleting all of this and leaving a simple little dedication to the women you are here extolling, and who are worthy of such extolling, but then I thought it may help liven things up around here if I wrote something a bit controversial, you know it has been so sedate and listless in the controversy department here at MAX" - LOL LOL LOL LOL LOL LOL That would be the day: LS, leaving a simple little dedication LOL! That would be the same as expecting me just to say "Nice post" in your blog LOL LOL LOL (and you know that that "ain't happening" LOL LOL)! It is always a delight to read your comments, LS :D! Your words extolled women already, believe me :).
    "Nicely done my friend, I salute the kind of women you describe and which you exemplify… " - thank you so much, LS *bowing*! Oh, now you are being kind: I am sure all the women would say "thank you, kind sir!" :).

    I respond:
    LOL There are a lot of pits a person can step into with these kinds of conversations. I clearly do not want to come across in any way as sexist, because I am not…

    Enjoyable article Max…. You strong woman….

    L

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  24. Hello Mel!

    "Now I know why my ears were burning....talking about me behind my back, huh?" - LOL LOL it is because I love you so much, you know that, Mel *angel face* lol....

    "After reading this post I'm not sure whether to congratulate you on your superb writing and insight or to be scared S--tless." - lol I will take the congratulations: thank you *bowing*! Now, why would you be "scared S--tless" (now I am curious...)?

    Cheerio

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  25. LOL LOL LOL *nodding*! Mel, you rock :D!

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  26. Hi Alexys, Max, et al…..

    In the TV show Lassie the dog was played by six male dogs over the shows 19 seasons:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lassie_(1954_TV_series)

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  27. Hi Anna, Max, et al;

    I thought I should point out that the Madison quote is best understood as meaning the human species not just one particular gender within our species…

    God instituted governments:

    Be a good citizen. All governments are under God. Insofar as there is peace and order, it's God's order. So live responsibly as a citizen. If you're irresponsible to the state, then you're irresponsible with God, and God will hold you responsible. Duly constituted authorities are only a threat if you're trying to get by with something. Decent citizens should have nothing to fear.

    Do you want to be on good terms with the government? Be a responsible citizen and you'll get on just fine, the government working to your advantage. But if you're breaking the rules right and left, watch out. The police aren't there just to be admired in their uniforms. God also has an interest in keeping order, and he uses them to do it. That's why you must live responsibly—not just to avoid punishment but also because it's the right way to live.

    That's also why you pay taxes—so that an orderly way of life can be maintained. Fulfill your obligations as a citizen. Pay your taxes, pay your bills, respect your leaders.
    -- Romans 13:1-7

    Another factor to be considered is that Maddison’s statement is wrong. Since fallen angels (Satan, demons) are at war with God, of course holy angels are at peace with God.

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  28. Uhhh, I feel timid and scared in this world of women comments...

    The rise of feminism in the 21st century is going to be unstoppable.. It'll indeed be a different kind...

    If you were in America, I bet you'd be one of those women who saved Hillary Clinton's hide.

    I'm proud that you are proud to have said what you said, it's totally true.

    Well maybe except for the last bit. Are you sure you don't want to become a guy and see what it's like?

    You might just like it better :P

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  29. Hello LS;

    "I am sorry for taking so long to get back to you Max, I have been busy…. I know an apology is not needed but it is a common courtesy, and you deserve more than a common courtesy…" - out of courtesy I reply: you are quite forgiven (not that you wouldn't be either way *big smile*) :). Oh my...I do? lol Thank you *bowing*!
    Today I am in the mood for Hip-Hop, so let me put some on before facing my favourite co-gladiator lol...

    "So it seems a little more than implied, no big deal it was just a little question I thought I would ask for clarification…." - lol it is quite all right, LS; you did well to ask :).

    "LOL You are pushing buttons!!! LOL I disagree that one gender tends to be more “spiritual” than the other, or that one may pray more than the other, etc…. Plus I don’t think some study can prove the point either way…" - LOL LOL they are so many buttons here...I may have pushed the wrong one, don't know LOL LOL *nodding*! Seriously now; to men was given the procreative powers (he gives, he attacks, he ejaculates, he builds) and to women was given the spiritual and affections powers (she receives, she surrenders, she creates and bears fruits, she is mysterious, moisty). If women are naturally spiritual it is only logical that they address the Divine more than men. Plus, men stop to pray; women pray even when cleaning, cooking (and the food comes out delicious), washing, bathing their kids etc...

    "Since I do not gamble I will not take up your bet Max, I am not keeping score on length, number, or depth of prayer…. I think you are just trying to have some fun here so I will laugh along with you….. LOL" - LOL very good, Mr. LS *clap clap clap*. I don't gamble either...I am lucky in love :).

    "If you do sincerely believe that men do not have a healthy prayer life similar to women then I think you are sadly mistaken… Some would say you are being sexist, I’m not saying that but some may… :)" - LOL LOL me a sexist LOL LOL that is a good one ;). I never said that men do not have a healthy prayer life, I said that women pray more than men, since they do it all the time; they don't need to stop their tasks to do it.

    "Remember when we first met and I made a suggestion for an article… who would have thought back then eh? Max I am here no matter what you write… :)" - yeah, and it was a very good suggestion :). You have a nice way of testing people LOL :). I know, LS; you are an extremely good friend *bowing*.

    "I am very happy to have ladies have their day in the sun, I have lot of respect for strong people period. " - lol as I said before, you are a swell chap :).

    "Would you say the same of men in similar situations? Understand I am in no way trying to knock women. Women are an equal creation to men." - I would say the same of men in similar situations, yes. But women outnumber men in these situations, don't they? So, my intention was to praise them; and not turn this into a war of genders. lol You have proved to be a decent chap, so I would never think that you would be knocking women (I understand that sometimes you must play the devil's advocate) :). Women and men were made to complement each other; wether the world likes it or not.

    "Men are NOT created superior to women (I thought I would be very clear here, I certainly don’t want to be thought of as sexist). Yet I do agree they are not identical, the two genders are designed to be complimentary…" - lol lol even the most liberal of men has the seed of sexism in him; but men cannot be the ones to blame (entirely) cause women help making them sexists (since they are the ones who raise them). My previous last statement shows that I agree with you: men and women complement each other (and it is a shame that both female and male sexists don't realise this).

    "I completely agree with you Max…. Even about our Head of State her majesty the Queen that lives in another country…" - lol her majesty the Queen is a tough Lady, I like her.

    "…and about Dianna…" - she wasn't strong.

    "It was entertaining and interesting :)" - thank you :).

    "LOL There are a lot of pits a person can step into with these kinds of conversations. I clearly do not want to come across in any way as sexist, because I am not…" - LOL I wish you would step into those pits, to stir things a bit lol. But I don't want you to cramp your style, so let it be LOL :).

    "Enjoyable article Max…. You strong woman…." - thank you, LS...you strong man lol *bowing*!

    This was a great conversation as always :).

    Ciao

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  30. LS;

    LOL LOL thanks for the info on Lassie...but the dog had indeed a female vibe, so perhaps those male dogs were...LOL!

    Cheerio

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  31. Hello LS;

    ok, I confess: I was expecting you to cut in and give us your input LOL

    "I thought I should point out that the Madison quote is best understood as meaning the human species not just one particular gender within our species…" - thank you for pointing that out, LS. But I don't think we said otherwise, did we?

    "God instituted governments:" - thank you for sharing Inflamatory P's words with us, my friend :). I agree that God instituted governments since when "Then the Lord raaised up judges who deliveres them from the hands of those who plundered them" (Judges 2:16), "But the thing was displeasing in the sight of Samuel when they said, «Give us a king to judge us» and Samuel prayed to the Lord. The Lord said to Samuel, «Listen to the voice of the people in regard to all that they say to you, for they have not rejected you, but they have rejected Me from being king over them. Like all the deeds which they have done since the say that I brought them up from Egypt even to this day--in that they have forsaken Me and served other gods--so they are doing to you also. Now then, listen to their voice; however, you shall solemnly warn them and tell them of the procedure of the king who will reign over them.»" (I Samuel 8:6-9); "He said, «This will be the procedure of the king who will reign over you: he will take your sons and place them for himself in his chariots and among his horsemen and they will run before his chariots. He will appoint for himself commanders of thousands and of fifties, and some to do his plowing and to reap his harvest and to make his weapons of war and equipment for his chariots. He will also take your daughters for perfumers and cooks and bakers. He will take the best of your fields and your vineyards and your olive groves and give them to his servants. He will take a tenth of your seed and of your vineyards and give to his officers and to his servants. He will also take your male servants and your female servants and your best young men and your donkeys and use them for his work. He will take a tenth of your flocks, and you yourselves will become his servants. Then you will cry out in that day because of your king whom you have chosen for yourselves, but the LORD will not answer you in that day.» Nevertheless, the people refused to listen to the voice of Samuel, and they said, "No, but there shall be a king over us, that we also may be like all the nations, that our king may judge us and go out before us and fight our battles.» Now after Samuel had heard all the words of the people, he repeated them in the LORD'S hearing. The LORD said to Samuel, "Listen to their voice and appoint them a king." So Samuel said to the men of Israel, "Go every man to his city." (I Samuel 8: 11-22)


    "Another factor to be considered is that Maddison’s statement is wrong. Since fallen angels (Satan, demons) are at war with God, of course holy angels are at peace with God." - lol that is not the question here, LS. The question is if men were angels, would they need government?

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  32. Shan!!!

    You have re-surfaced, man :D!

    "Uhhh, I feel timid and scared in this world of women comments..." - LOL LOL *nodding*...come on in, they won't bite LOL...

    "If you were in America, I bet you'd be one of those women who saved Hillary Clinton's hide." - LOL I don't support candidates according to their gender no tear-shedding: that would be so anti-Capital W! lol....

    "I'm proud that you are proud to have said what you said, it's totally true." - thank you, Shan *bowing*!

    "Well maybe except for the last bit. Are you sure you don't want to become a guy and see what it's like?" - LOL No. I have enough men in my family to know what it is all about *nodding*. I prefer to be a woman, thank you very much lol :D.

    "You might just like it better :P" - LOL LOL I missed you, Shan; I must confess *nodding*!

    Cheerio

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  33. The male dogs that played Lassie were very good actors….

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  34. Hi! Having done midwifery sometime ago, I have seen the power and might of women during times of labour and hardship.

    Their ability to take on things such as giving birth, was placed soley in their hands as no man could endure with what women have to go through.

    They are God's Greatest Gift to this world!

    Would I come back as a woman in my second life? Not on your nelly!

    Take Care
    Peter

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  35. lovely reading this post...we all should feel proud of what we are & its so nice to read about your feelings & the strength & the belief in yourself...have a nice time!

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  36. Hi Max! I hope you had a great weekend. I'm bloghopping and also promoting my SIL's blog. If you have time please visit her site also, http://jozcelgo.blogspot.com

    Take care and have a great week ahead.

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  37. Ah, I appreciate strong women too. Without people like my mother where would I be? Now, Hillary Clinton is another story... :)

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  38. nice post!!!
    to be a woman is to undergo lots of pain....but also understand the world around with mor sensitivity.....i do thank god for making me a woman ....but most importantly for making me a sensitive human being......

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  39. Hello Amelia!

    And award, for me? Why, thank you; Girl!! :D!

    I'll be at your place in a minute :D!

    Cheers

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  40. LS,

    LOL LOL LOL LOL I guess they were...*nodding*!

    Cheers

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  41. Hello Peter!

    "Having done midwifery sometime ago, I have seen the power and might of women during times of labour and hardship." - Amen :D! It must have been amazing to witness in person that miracle which is to give birth to someone. Of course you may have also witnessed some pain as well (when babies are born still or when the mothers die *nodding*).

    "Their ability to take on things such as giving birth, was placed soley in their hands as no man could endure with what women have to go through." - true, how true...many times I wonder if man would endure menstrual cramps, labour pain (no, I don't think they would)...

    "They are God's Greatest Gift to this world!" - Amen! :D

    "Would I come back as a woman in my second life? Not on your nelly!" - LOL LOL LOL *nodding*...as I said, I would :)!

    Peter, my dear friend, thank you so much for this lovely comment :)! You paid homage to all women around the world :D!

    Take care

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  42. Hello Kalyan!

    Thank you so much for your lovely comment *bowing*!

    Thank you, and have yourself a nice time :D!

    Cheers

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  43. Hello Liza,

    I had a great weekend, thanks :D! I will drop by your Sil's blog, not a problem :D!

    Thanks for having dropped by :).
    Take care and have a great week!

    Cheers

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  44. Hi Manimala!

    "Ah, I appreciate strong women too. Without people like my mother where would I be?" - I ask myself that same question, my friend :). My mom is an extremely strong woman, and without her where would I be? :D...

    "Now, Hillary Clinton is another story... :)" - LOL LOL LOL I can still see those tears in her eyes...*nodding*...

    Thank you so much, my friend, for you great comment :D!

    Cheers

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  45. Hello Shooting Star!

    "nice post!!!" - Thank you :D!

    "to be a woman is to undergo lots of pain....but also understand the world around with mor sensitivity.....i do thank god for making me a woman ....but most importantly for making me a sensitive human being......" - indeed, but the joy of being a woman surmounts any pain; wouldn't you say so? Oh yes, women's sensitivity is well known :). Amen!

    Thank you so much for your comment, it was a lovely one :D!

    Cheers

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  47. Hello John,

    I do appreciate the offer, but I will have to decline it for two reasons:

    1- I am a woman (born as such), so it makes it harder to have an erectile dysfunction.

    2- Half my family is African, so even if I were a man, I would not take Viagra, I would eat peanuts!

    Thanks for having dropped by and made such an interesting business proposal!

    Cheers

    Cheers

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  48. Dear John….

    As the article to which you posted is about strong women are you hinting that you feel rather flaccid in the shadow of such strength?

    Go ahead lay down on the couch and tell the doctor everything…How long have you feared your mother?

    Although I am sure that Viagra is helpful to those that need it your tacky ad placement is less than helpful…

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  49. @LS' response to John:

    ROFL...."How long have you feared your mother?" ROFL.....LOL LOL LOL LOL....

    ROFL....

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  50. Max I am feeling sorry for the poor fellow that is why I thought he would want a “dear John” letter…really it is sad to see the ramifications of mommyphobia which causes one to randomly post tacky Viagra ads on articles about strong women…

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  51. LS,

    LOL LOL LOL....
    Oh, is this what it's all about? Mommyphobia?
    I find it always interesting men who fear strong women...it is like they feel emasculated, or something, so sad!

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  52. Max….

    Like the new sport extreme circumcision? LOL

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  53. LOL Well I was wondering if that is how John felt after visiting the “mind nourishing & witty” provocative thoughts in the MAX wit-arena!

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  54. LS,

    ROFL...that was a good one LOL LOL LOL I think it was a bit too much for the chappy indeed LOL *nodding*!

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  55. Max….

    To bad how sad…

    Maybe if you offered him a MAX coffee mug?

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  56. LS,

    LOL LOL no coffee mug for Jacky boy! LOL

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