This may sound like a silly declaration to make. I mean, what woman isn’t a bit nervous about giving birth to another human being — about the pain and stretching and tearing and possibility of major abdominal surgery?
Smart people should thank their mothers because, according to researchers, their mothers are the principal responsible for transmitting the intelligence genes. Thus, gender stereotypes that survived over centuries are perhaps about to disappear. Single women who want an intelligent son don’t need to look for a Nobel Prize at the nearest sperm bank and it is likely that men begin to re-evaluate the intelligence of women.