The Alternative to Monogamy is Sickness

About that recent article I posted, responding to people saying monogamy should be scrapped… um… From CNS News: “Chlamydia Sets U.S. Record For Most Cases of Reportable Disease.” A total of 1,422,976 new cases of Chlamydia trachomatis were reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in 2012, “the largest number of reported cases for any notifiable disease in the U.S.,” a CDC spokeswoman told A list of the National Notifiable Infectious Conditions that Read more […]

Ditching Monogamy Means Self-Destruction

Today I have seen news articles on these recent “marriages”: A woman and two other women A woman and her dog A woman and a bridge (yes, a stone bridge) A 61-year-old woman, and an 8-year-old boy A woman and herself And… a proposed “marriage” of a man and his laptop. Then there’s the New Republic piece referenced in this brilliant bit of writing by James Lileks at National Review—rarely is blatant, narcissistic, destructive, self-centeredness so clearly on display as in “It’s Read more […]

Why Do We Get Such Stupid Evolutionary Explanations For Male Whoredom?

I’ve seen this before. So have you. It is said all the time. But just so we have the idiocy before us in all its glory, here it is on the Fox News website: Men most often regret not having sex with more people while women frequently regret having sex with the wrong partner, according to a recently released study. The study from researchers at the University of Texas and University of California-Los Angeles aimed to show that the feeling of regret is part of the evolutionary process when it comes Read more […]