21 Sep '11, 12am

Amazing how a person with a PhD can spew this kind of nonsense:

THE announcement of my engagement to a Caucasian surprised many who had accepted my status of being 'on the shelf' ('A PhD's fine, but what about love and babies?'; Sept 6). It is my PhD that is currently on the shelf as after more than 10 years as a full-time mother, it is almost impossible to return to academia. Many intelligent Singapore women will recognise this problem: most Singapore men are not inclined to marry women they consider to be cleverer. I remember the look of one man who chatted me up after I had made a witty remark at a lecture. When I told him I was (then) a master's degree student he - literally - turned away. Spot the difference: My husband (who holds a Bachelor of Science degree), tells people he is clever enough to have married me. Studies have shown consistently that a child's educational attainment correlates with that of his mother's. My son's IQ...

Full article: http://www.straitstimes.com/STForum/Story/STIStory_715010...

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