(Needless to say that if case Qualitative would be feminine and quantitative masculine)
– Mr. Quantitative: we need to find out social causal relationships
-Mrs. Qualitative: why?
-Mr. Quantitative: obviously, to be able to do law-like generalizations like natural scientist do!
-Mrs. Qualitative: It is not possible because relationships of human beings might be spurious.
– Mr. Quantitative: I don´t understand.
– Mrs. Qualitative: we don´t need to be like natural sciences and do law-like generalizations, we just need to get a more accurate understanding of the phenomenon under study, as well as reflect on and interpret it.