Re: how many bastards are there, anyway?

Bryant (
3 Sep 1996 07:22:01 -0600

In article <>, Lars Eighner <> wrote:
>In societies in which marriage is universal, marriage is purely a
>property arrangement. Romance, if it happens, is expected to occur in
>the bush. That people are put the yoke together doesn't mean
>they are forming "long-term pair-bonds."

Um, so if marriages don't represent arrangements of sexual exclusivity,
why are trysts performed "in the bush" ??

What happens in the cultures you have in mind when a husband finds out
about the trysts? What cultures, in fact, are you describing?

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