Monogamy is bizarre

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Hollie Newton
Jan 28, 2014


50 years ago, 1964: Marriage to one wife at a time is bizarre and unnatural, a medical research pioneer told a University of California symposium on “The Family's Search for Survival.” “In a state of nature the normal buck, bull, stallion or primate collects, dominates, protects and impregnates as many females as he possibly can.”

25 years ago, 1989: Old House Guild named award winners: Reno, Bogden & Ferber won Adaptive Use Award, First Federal Savings received recognition for exterior enhancement, and O. Hugh Lange won an award for his conversion of the Keech Warehouse.

10 years ago, 2004: The Sandusky State Theatre took its first steps to becoming a community arts center with the purchase of three adjoining Columbus Avenue storefronts from owner James Bertsch. The 7,000 square-foot expansion would include dressing rooms, reception space, youth program room and a theatre store.


Peninsula Pundit

Although true for the mentioned animals, elephants and lions have matriarchal social structures. So the analogy breaks down at that point, as much as I would like to support it.
I post to ask the source of that bit,Ms.Newton. I just ran a google search for the symposium, the topic, U of C and got nothing. Did the 'medical research pioneer' have a name?

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swiss cheese kat

Dr. Russel V. Lee, Medical Director of the Palo Alto Medical Clinic in the early 1960s.

Hollie Newton

Thanks Swiss. I don't make this stuff up, I just cut and paste snippets from old newspapers.