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November 14, 2007 1) Evolutionary “best” strategies for DNA promotion a. For men, multiple partners  b. For women, one supportive partner  2) Paradox  a. In many traditional societies, the female strategy largely won.  b. Men took political and social power, but the ruling men, in affect, collaborated  with women to tame men, generally. (They promoted monogamy).  3) Question: In striving for sexual equality, for what should women be striving? a. Equal freedom to pursue what’s popularly valued or  b. Equal freedom to pursue a fulfilled life Callahan’s argument, Part 1 1) Biology a. Gives men a capacity for orgasm, but not for childbirth or nursing. b. “Pressures” (or allows) men to be sexually permissive and uncommitted.  2) “In our male-dominated world, what men don’t do, doesn’t count.” (65) 3)
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