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March 06, 2006

QotD: Polygamy

[H]uman nature being what it is, polygamy is only a stable social institution as long as one gender is pretty radically oppressed. Otherwise, jealousy and competition between spouses for resources, particularly by mothers for their children, will destroy the family.

Jane Galt, "Four spouses good, two spouses better?", Asymmetrical Information, 2006-02-24

Posted by Nicholas at March 6, 2006 12:25 AM
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