Manosphere dudes love talking about science. Unfortunately they don’t seem quite as enthusiastic about learning the science before they talk about it. They’d rather make up their own theories anyway, especially when it comes to biology in general and evolution in particular.
Consider this theory about human evolution, posited by someone calling himself The_Meep_Lord and posted on the MGTOW subreddit a couple of days ago. Call it the “Dudes rock, women suck” theory of evolution. (I’ve left out a few passages in his text below because they were needlessly confusing — though to be fair I have also left in other passages that are equally confusing. Maybe you can figure them out; I couldn’t.)
Anyway, this theory goes as follows and begins now.
“A boy not fit for the world is destroyed or at the very least a genetic dead end,” The_Meep_Lord writes.
So men have evolved to be better and better over time.
Nothing evolves to be “better,” per se, as if there is one perfect platonic animal we’re all evolving slowly towards. An animal might evolve to be better suited to a particular ecological niche, just as humans have evolved to fit the role of the “jackass that figures out how the world works before utterly destroying it,” which really wasn’t a niche that needed to be filled.
While the girl is coddled and saved from failure.
She can only be a genetic dead end if she chooses to be so.
I gather this is because Mr. Meeplord assumes that women are the only gatekeepers of sex and that guys will raw dog literally anyone who lets them. Which is not actually true.
So women just do not evolve beyond having better fertility (more kids means more of said women’s genes),
Evolution isn’t just about having babies. It’s also about ensuring that these babies grow up to be parents of a new batch of babies.
those that are a little bit better end up being more likely to be a genetic dead end. In matter of fact, those that have some traits to be better just end up being worse as they haven’t evolved all the other traits to go beyond there base instincts, the pre-programming we all have (emotions).
I have no fucking clue what he’s getting at here with the reference to “there [sic] base instincts.” As for the rest, as far as I can make any sense of it, it’s that he seems to think that “better” women end up having fewer kids. Here’s that “better” again. Parents in more developed countries do indeed tend to have fewer kids, but not because they’re genetically superior.
So the result is that even the best of women are just not that much better at all. While men are hyper diverse and getting better with each generation.
Well, not everyone can be a brain genius like you, thank god.
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