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Old 02-27-2017, 05:38 PM
md2000 md2000 is offline
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Originally Posted by doubleminus View Post
You're all neglecting sexual selection, which roughly uses female (mostly) intelligence to predict the reproductive success of the potential offsprings. This is a much faster evolutionary pathway, and in fact there are a number of human genes that had significant evolutionary pressure in the past few thousand years.
Of course, partly that selection is aimed at evaluating the ability of the male to help feed and protect the woman and offspring while the children cannot survive on their own... again, the extended childhood of humans. Hence the attraction of a man's large... wallet.