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

 06/05/2016, Last updated: May 6, 2016 at 8:51 am  Viktor on Quora No Responses »
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

 05/05/2016, Last updated: May 5, 2016 at 19:50 pm  Viktor on Quora No Responses »
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

 21/04/2016, Last updated: April 21, 2016 at 10:04 am  Worth reading Tagged with: ,  No Responses »
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

 21/03/2016, Last updated: March 21, 2016 at 17:48 pm  Polygamy Tagged with: ,  No Responses »
Mar 072016

Humans are promiscuous and polygamous by nature, according to a new book by David Barash. The zoologist, psychologist and well-known author of the seminal work from 2001 The Myth of Monogamy: Fidelity and Infidelity in Animals and People, affirms in his new book that people are promiscuous and polygamous by nature. As in the older book, in …read more

 07/03/2016, Last updated: March 7, 2016 at 9:59 am  Worth reading Tagged with: ,  No Responses »
Mar 032016
Polyamory Triad fights for marriage equality in Brazil

A Polyamory Triad has started to fight for marriage equality in Brazil. According to a report in Reason three women want equal rights especially with regard to parenting. They want to model their fight along the lines of the campaign for marriage equality for homosexuals, which is the law in Brazil since a court ruling …read more

 03/03/2016, Last updated: March 3, 2016 at 9:30 am  Polyamory Tagged with: , ,  No Responses »