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THE GENDER GAP ISN'T BETWEEN THE LEGS, IT'S BETWEEN THE EARS. THE MYTH OF PAY INEQUALITY FOR WOMEN.

Over the last few days, jealous females and their effeminate male counterparts have taken to the Internet to engage in whining politics about "gender gap." Likely, these women and their womanish familiars are trying to leverage International Women’s Day for their yearly stab at one of the biggest rhetorical con jobs of the last 40 years, the "gender gap" for pay. Even hack politicians like Barack Obama have blathered platitudes about "equal pay for equal work" in efforts to deceive Americans.



Lost in the entire debate of "closing the gender gap" is the reality of superior male intellects. It has been well-established scientifically and known for decades that average IQ for females and males measures about the same with measurements for males showing greater variability. Most studies suggest males have between 3 and 4 points more than females.

Yet, substantially more males exist with with IQs approaching 130, which is the measure considered to be intellectually gifted. There are almost twice as many males as there are females having stronger intellects as measured by IQ.

If you were to meet with a group of 100 selected at random, about two will have IQs that measure above 135 and both will be male. You would need to assemble a group of 150 also at random before you would get your first female with an IQ above 135.

First, let us divvy up the 147 whose IQs are below 135. We will make 74 women and 73 men. It won't matter if there is one more woman as well assume each half below 135 IQ earns $10 an hour. Well also assume the pay rate for those with IQs above 135 is $12.

So adding the Mensa woman to her kind, the average pay for women now calcuates to $10.02 an hour. Adding the two Mensa men to their kind and the average pay for men calculates to $10.06 an hour.

It should be clear that fewer women with higher IQs means fewer women working in the highest paying jobs. When averaging wages across all 148 million jobs, from lowest to highest, the average for women will calculate lower by this effect alone.

When hazard pay jobs get thrown into the mix, for example, underwater welder, it should be no surprise that men earn more than women, on average, averaging across all jobs. It should not surprise anyone that women as a group, across all jobs for all IQs, earn 82.5¢ for every $1 earned by men as group, on average.

Nothing should be done about it. Legislators cannot increase the number of smarter women nor can legislators force women to work more dangerous jobs.