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@RedPirate751 I find it very hard to fake friendliness. I've read Dale carnegie , mark manson, all the shit that helps tremendously with social skills, but holy shit is it a chore conversate with someone I do not like. I know exactly what to say in any given situation, but if I find the other person a retard, I just can't bring myself to do it! Maybe it is normal.
This is an excellent example of the dangers of backwards thinking.
What's backwards thinking? Backwards thinking is starting with the conclusion you want to reach, and finding reasoning and evidence to support it, instead of starting with the evidence, and asking yourself what conclusion it supports.
@Loneliness-inc appears to have sat down to think about "reasons why women shouldn't be whores", and persuaded himself that promiscuity would have led to the extinction of the human race, ergo marriage.
Problem is, if he had started with the evidence, he would have learned with one quick web search that the earliest evidence of marriage as an institution is references in the Code of Hammurabi, about 2300 BC. In order to support HIS conclusion, he needs to make the argument that marriage, or something equivalent to it, existed in the paleolithic era.
That's a giant leap of faith.
Also, if he had started with the evidence, he would have looked at mating among the great ape species, NONE of whom are monogamous, ALL of whom have children which require a lot of care (although not as much as humans), and yet all of whom manage to survive just fine until growing human populations destroy their habitat.
If I had to speculate upon how early humans raised children, and where marriage comes from, based on what evidence I have seen, I would guess that:
Pre-human apes, and paleolithic humans, did not form monogamous mating bonds, but existed with tribes or bands as their primary social unit. Mothers were primarily responsible for child care, with other females of the tribe sharing childcare labour as secondary support, and tribal males in a tertiary support role.
Marriage has its origins in the NEOlithic era, which is the point at which significant property could be owned, such as farmland, and herds of domesticated animals.
Marriage is an economic adaptation, not a biological one. If monogamy were required for human survival, humans would be instinctively monogamous... they are not.
- The struggle between human mating customs and human mating instincts is driven by the gap between the conditions under which humans evolved and the conditions under which we now exist.