May 142016
 

My answer to Is there any scientific evidence proving that being polygamous is in the nature of human beings, and i… Answer by Viktor Leberecht: To my knowledge genetic research shows that humans were polygamous in their beginnings and started becoming monogamous only relatively recently – a few thousand years ago – in their history. …read more

 14/05/2016, Last updated: May 16, 2016 at 17:04 pm  Viktor on Quora No Responses »
May 082016
 

My answer to Polygamy: Where do the extra girls come from? Even with multiple wives, kids are 50% boys/girls. Impor… Answer by Viktor Leberecht: Actually there is usually no need for "extra girls". The common assumption that few men take all the women is wrong, except for such cases as the FLDS, where giving many …read more

 08/05/2016, Last updated: May 8, 2016 at 16:48 pm  Viktor on Quora No Responses »
May 072016
 

My answer to What is the link between polygamy and the dawn of agriculture? Answer by Viktor Leberecht: To my knowledge genetic research shows that humans were polygamous in their beginnings and started becoming monogamous only relatively recently – a few thousand years ago – in their history. The reasons for this change are a …read more

 07/05/2016, Last updated: May 7, 2016 at 23:53 pm  Viktor on Quora No Responses »
May 062016
 

My answer to Why do some people say “if polygamy is legalized, then there will be a lot of single men and many wome… Answer by Viktor Leberecht: That is a common misconception, sometimes used to make plygamy in the form of polygyny seem a bad thing. But research has shown that despite the fact …read more

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May 052016
 

My answer to Are homo-sapiens naturally monogamous or polygamous? Answer by Viktor Leberecht: To my knowledge genetic research shows that humans were polygamous in their beginnings and started becoming monogamous only relatively recently – a few thousand years ago – in their history. The reasons for this change are a topic of hot debate which …read more

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Apr 212016
 
Publisher releases information about german edition of Sex at Dawn

The publisher Klett-Cotta released information about the upcoming german edition of Sex at Dawn, which in the German edition will be called “Sex. Die wahre Geschichte” (=Sex. The True Story). As the publisher informed me there will be a large media campaign accompanying the publication of the book this fall. Maybe we’ll also be lucky …read more

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Mar 212016
 
David Barash does it again: Polygamy natural but monogamy better, LA-Times, 20.03.2016

Can anybody explain to me why Professor David Barash, a highly intelligent man and probably the world´s leading expert on polygamy, writes book after book gathering the science that polygamy is natural and monogamy is hard for us, only to go on then to claim that monogamy is nonetheless the better choice for us? Now …read more

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