[Sex at Dawn The Prehistoric Origins of Modern Sexuality] EBOOK
Sex at Dawn The Prehistoric Origins of Modern Sexuality Christopher RyanSex at Dawn The Prehistoric Origins of Modern Sexuality is a 2010 book about he evolution of monogamy in humans and human mating systems by Christopher Ryan and Cacilda Jeth In opposition o what he authors see as Skippyjon Jones Shape Up the standard narrative of human sexual evolutionhey contend hat having multiple sexual partners was common and accepted in he environment of evolutionary adaptedness The authors contend Wendy and the Lost Boys: The Uncommon Life of Wendy Wasserstein that mobile self contained groups of hunter gatherers werehe norm for humans before agriculture led Lilac Girls (Lilac Girls, to high population density 2015 I lovedhis book but First Impressions: A Novel to be honest I have nowhere nearhe education Rejuvenile: Kickball, Cartoons, Cupcakes, and the Reinvention of the American Grown-Up to be ableo evaluate he validity of he arguments presented in he book I have seen grumblings here and here about he book mostly from religious People Who This Book Will Understandably OffendOne who his book will understandably offendOne Wrong Medicine the main messages ofhe book is hat monogamy is not natural o either men or womenThe authors are wo researchers and psychologists both marriedDespite being academics and approaching a variety of very weighty subjects he one of he book is conversational even jocular No doubt his provided fuel. Since Darwin's day we've is conversational even jocular No doubt his provided fuel. Since Darwin's day we've Snow Flower and the Secret Fan toldhat sexual monogamy comes naturally o our species Mainstream science as well as religious and cultural institutions has maintained hat men and women evolved in families in which a man's possessions and protection were exchanged for a woman's fertility and fidelity But his narrative is collapsing Fewer and fewer couples are getting married and divorce rates keep climbing as adultery and flagging libido drag down even seemingly solid marriagesHow can reality be reconciled with he accepted narrative It can't be according o renegade hinkers Christopher Ryan and Cacilda Jethá While debunking almost everything we know about sex hey offer a bold alternative expl. .
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"At UCSC. Anation "UCSC. Anation his provocative and brilliant bookRyan and Jethá's central contention is hat human beings evolved in egalitarian groups hat shared food child care and often sexual partners Weaving ogether convergent freuently overlooked evidence from anthropology archaeology primatology anatomy and psychosexuality he authors show how far from human nature monogamy really is Human beings everywhere and in every era have confronted he same familiar intimate situations in surprisingly different ways The authors expose he ancient roots of human sexuality while pointing oward a optimistic future illuminated by our innate capacities for love cooperation and generosityWith intelligence humor and wonde. Although I wanted o specialize in physical anthropology I did a bit of classwork in cultural One of he Letters from My Windmill thingshat always fascinated me was fictitious kin The idea creating a network of Make Your Mind Up: My Guide to Finding Your Own Style, Life, and Motavation! tieso promote sharing among small groups Church congregations and Stay with Me the scooby gang of Joss Whedon s Buffy are examples ofhis I found My Wife's Success - A Sissy Cuck Tale the author s description of several ofhese Reiki And The Seven Chakras: Your Essential Guide to the First Level types of kinship networks based on common sexual partners very interesting as well as some ofhe research
COMPARING PRIMATE ANATOMY AND SEXUAL RESPONSEHOWEVER I HAD Aprimate anatomy and sexual responseHowever I had a hard A Fallen Fortune time getting pasthe smug condescending one of he book I felt he author s we know better han everyone who came before us missed he point of iterative science It also urned off any reader who might actually be reading from an academic perspective I also felt hat hey presented some styles of fictitious kin hat work well for small groups less han 150 as Legends of the Improbable Saints the best for everyone Ihink heir work would have been stronger if hey had gone for of a Where She Went tone ofhere are many different styles and we should be open minded Well I wrote Wake Up, Mummy: The heartbreaking true story of an abused little girl whose mother was too drunk to notice the damnedhing Can I give myself five stars Everybody hinks heir baby is beautiful right. R Ryan and Jethá show how our promiscuous past haunts our struggles over monogamy sexual orientation and family dynamics They explore why long erm fidelity can be so difficult for so many; why sexual passion ends o fade even as love deepens; why many middle aged men risk everything for ransient affairs with younger women; why homosexuality persists in he face of standard evolutionary logic; and what he human body reveals about Still Open All Hours the prehistoric origins of modern sexualityInhe A Catered Fourth of July tradition ofhe best historical and scientific writing Sex at Dawn unapologetically upends unwarranted assumptions and unfounded conclusions while offering a revolutionary understanding of why we live and love as we do.