The Red Queen: Sex and the Evolution of Human Nature

The Red Queen: Sex and the Evolution of Human Nature

Matt Ridley


Referring to Lewis Carroll's Red Queen from Through the Looking-Glass, a personality who has to maintain operating to stick within the similar position, Matt Ridley demonstrates why intercourse is humanity's most sensible technique for outwitting its consistently mutating inner predators. The pink Queen solutions dozens of alternative riddles of human nature and tradition -- together with why males suggest marriage, the tactic in the back of our maddening notions of good looks, and the disquieting proven fact that a lady is likely to conceive a toddler through an adulterous lover than via her husband. Brilliantly written, The pink Queen bargains a unprecedented new approach of studying the human situation and the way it has evolved.

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