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Page 10 * Coming back to our own species, and the present-day environment, is there any way human females might wind up being the more aggressive sex? Sure. If, over the course of a number of generations, men should find strong, aggressive women sexy, and women should find sensitive, wimpy men sexy, these types of male-female pairings would become increasingly frequent. Assuming that aggression and wimpiness have a genetic component, then natural selection would tend to favor these types of men and women.
And here I thought sex was invented so amoebas wouldn't have to stay home alone with their Playboy magazines. What if everyone still looked alike? * How could we keep track of who was who? People of very different ages could obviously be distinguished. But even for people the same age, there would inevitably be some small environmentally based differences, and matters of personal preference--like how long you wore your hair, or whether you used deodorant. Even identical twins can usually be told apart by people who know them well.
Title. E47 1996 500--dc2095-18316 CIP British Cataloging-in-Publication information available Copyright © 1996 by Robert Ehrlich All rights reserved Published by Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, New Jersey Composition by Windfall Software using ZzTEX Manufactured in the United States of America Contents Acknowledgments ix Chapter 1 - Introduction 1 What if we had a conversation? Chapter 2 - Sex 3 What if there were three sexes? What if species could interbreed? What if men had babies? What if males died right after mating?