Chapter 5 of Human Interaction: The male-female principle
Every human being has male and female hormones. The
sexual hormones are steroidal hormones (also referred to as lipid hormones), which are differentiated according to their C groups: male hormones are the C-19 hormones, the female hormones are
C-18-plus-something-else hormones, meaning 18 C atoms plus something else, namely a benzene ring, an aromatic, energy-stable ring.
The special quality of female hormones is their dynamic nature (examples:
feeding, bearing, giving).
The special quality of male hormones is their static nature (example: keeping one's feet on the ground in stressful situations).
The sympathetic nervous system offers a
parallel: It makes dynamic (e.g. in order to provide energy to act as a correlate to joyful excitement, if it is over-emphasized, we have e.g. worries, and may have "heart problems"); the parasympathetic
system makes static (e.g. to support regenerative forces during sleep; if it is over-emphasized, we have e.g. worries, something may "get to our stomach").
In the context of the mind I differentiate
between intelligence (dynamic, directed forward) and ratio (percepting, more meditative type of thinking). The dynamics of these two leads me to say: intelligence is carried by the female principle and reason by the
Every human being have male and female elements that seek expression in the organs of one's personal core - body, soul and mind. How their expression is to come about depends mainly on the
conception of "living" of the individual. The subconscious decides which parts are to be expressed, as well as how strongly and how and where and when...