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Margaret Atwood has once said that men’s greatest fear is being laughed at, while women’s greatest fear is being killed.

  • Barri Phatarfod
  • The Guardian

Many women are familiar with this saying, but interestingly, most men I asked professed to have never heard it before.

Maybe it’s such an embarrassing truth, that our primal, childlike dread of being mocked can force us to behave in irrational ways.

The latest line the…

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