Re: Intercourse /vs/ Offspring
13 Dec 1996 17:50:05 -0700
In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
E Douglas Kihn <email@example.com> wrote:
>societies, sex is completely open, and children are not denied their
>sexual freedom, but are "doing it" to the best of their abilities from
>the gitgo. When life is precarious, pregnancy must take place as soon
>as possible. And the entire tribe raises the children.
This contradicts every single ethnography I have ever read, and certainly
does not conform to my own limited observations of hunter gatherer groups
(there has not been a 'pre technological' human society; we're a
post-technological species, after all. Tools came before H. sapiens).
Where in the world did your utopic generalization come from?
>This is why
>Mother, for 100,000 years, was the only parent, the Fertility Godess
>was worshiped universally, and women and men shared power equally.
Um, see above.