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pnrjulius comments on Dunbar's Function - Less Wrong

27 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 31 December 2008 02:26AM

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Comment author: pnrjulius 06 June 2012 09:24:06PM 0 points [-]

You're assuming humans are polygynous.

But in terms of observed behavior... we're actually pretty close to monogamous (with a side of polygyny occasionally thrown in).

Hate to break it to you, but female humans also have to compete pretty hard for mates.

Comment author: [deleted] 06 June 2012 09:55:12PM 1 point [-]

But in terms of observed behavior... we're actually pretty close to monogamous (with a side of polygyny occasionally thrown in).

Doesn't it vary from culture to culture?