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18:02 Cultural Inertia We have an inborn urge to elaborate and make things complicated and have  rules Humans vs. monkeys Humans are unique that they are constantly sexually receptive Develop a complex cultural superstructure Semi-permanent mating:  provides security for young Newborn babies are helpless for a period of time Humans have developed culture because it takes time to adjust socially to  become an adult How do we define and adult? Definition of marriage:   Marriage is not a covenant between a man and a woman, animals have these  relationships too.   Marriage is a covenant between a man and a woman on one side and their  community on the other Marriage is a relationship between a man and a woman which is socially  recognized as appropriate by their community  Community?  Us government who gives marriage license; church; religious;  academic… **Not one definition of an appropriate relationship? Marriage involves people besides just the married couple
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  • Fall '10
  • relationships too.   Marriage, group marriage Rarest, complex cultural superstructure, young Newborn babies, time Polygyny Polyandry, common­law  marriageCasa Chica

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