Why men like evolutionary psychology

Men like Evo-Psych because (despite an abundance of theories on the evolution of social groups) it basically comes down to this: As far as evolution is concerned, the only criteria that matters is the reproduction of the species. By definition, this is a lens that allows them to reduce women and their value to the role of sexual reproduction. Since this is how/why patriarchy was invented, it fits so nicely into their rhetoric. It’s not that they are misogynist for focusing on women as sexual objects, it’s just science. This allows them to ignore the fact that the use of this framework is a choice.

4 thoughts on “Why men like evolutionary psychology

  1. donesoverydone May 13, 2016 at 21:15 Reply

    Reblogged this on things I've read or intend to.

  2. sawah May 14, 2016 at 13:25 Reply

    check out this article, seems very relevant https://afreudiannightmare.wordpress.com/2016/05/01/forgetting/

  3. Brian L May 28, 2016 at 17:24 Reply

    Are you kidding me? I hate evolution, period. Consciousness is unnecessary.

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