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If that's the way ecological boundaries worked the last 5 millions years and longer

Did they? That's a huge assumption. Where's your evidence?

You seem to be asserting (please correct me if I'm wrong) that a decision, conscious or not, to abstain from having children, made by high-achieving Chinese women, should be interpreted as a reaction to resource constraints?...

If that were to be the case, you must surely agree, it would be a severely dysfunctional reaction. These are women who have more than adequate resources to bring up children : vastly more than their lower-status cohorts who procreate (they could hire staff to look after them without sacrificing their careers).

Your hypothesis seems to be that the trigger condition is the lack of potential mates with higher status than themselves, and that this is somehow a "natural" thing, because in "natural" conditions, women are only attracted to men with higher status than themselves.

Please correct me if I am misrepresenting your views. I'm finding it difficult to actually engage a discussion with you, because you seem to hold a bunch of views which I find "surprising" and which you are not making much effort to explain or back up with evidence.

It is rightly acknowledged that people of faith have no monopoly of virtue - Queen Elizabeth II

by eurogreen on Tue Jun 17th, 2014 at 10:55:03 AM EST
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