Re: Rogue Males by Lionel Tiger

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Date: Fri Jan 25 2002 - 03:29:52 GMT

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    >From: Stephen Springette <>
    >Subject: Re: Rogue Males by Lionel Tiger
    >Date: Thu, 24 Jan 2002 19:54:44 +0800
    >At 10:34 23-01-02 -0800, Joe Dees wrote:
    >>When Osama Bin Laden, Ayman Al-Zawahiri and Mullah omar were marrying each
    >>other's dauthers to themselves or their sons in order to cement terrorist
    >>ties, I cannot believe that it was at the behest of any of the wives in
    >>their respective harems.
    >Assuming that what you say about Osama bin Laden et al is correct...
    >It seems to me that you don't understand women. Look at the price that
    >western women are eager to pay in order to marry and bear the children of a
    >rich pig. I can certainly believe these sorts of manipulations that women
    >will eagerly scheme in, in order to secure prestige and security.
    >I used to play in a mediocre band. I know everything there is to know about
    >how willingly groupies throw themselves at the most mediocre of players,
    >such as myself, just to be able to lay claim to something of the band's
    >prestige. They'll sell their very souls for just a lick of band-power and
    >the privilege of boasting to their girl-friends.
    So are you implying that women, in general, are fawners towards the rich,
    powerful, and/or prestigious? Is there some subtle parallel here between
    so-called "groupies" lining up for a chance at N-Sync or The Rolling Stones
    and the harems of the infamous over there in Afghanistan?

    Fully expecting some sociobiological reduction of feminine mentality to
    anisogamy and differing parental investments or some such to be just around
    the corner...

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