"Sexual Economics, Culture, Men, and Modern Sexual Trends"
The above piece was excellent. It confirms what anyone, who is not completely insane knows, i.e. in all but the most barbarian societies, it is women who control and set the parameters of sexual intercourse.
I was also pleased to note the authors touched on something which I have never understood, that is, today's females have willingly given up their greatest power for very little in return. I have never understood this lack of control and downright stupidity on their part.
I also liked the authors' take on how women have civilized males in society, although they did not use that phrase.
The fact that men became useful members of society as a result of their efforts to obtain sex is not trivial, and it may contain important clues as to the basic relationship between men and culture (see Baumeister 2010). Although this may be considered an unflattering characterization, and it cannot at present be considered a proven fact, we have found no evidence to contradict the basic general principle that men will do whatever is required in order to obtain sex, and perhaps not a great deal more. (One of us characterized this in a previous work as, “If women would stop sleeping with jerks, men would stop being jerks.”) If in order to obtain sex men must become pillars of the community, or lie, or amass riches by fair means or foul, or be romantic or funny, then many men will do precisely that. This puts the current sexual free-for-all on today’s college campuses in a somewhat less appealing light than it may at first seem. Giving young men easy access to abundant sexual satisfaction deprives society of one of its ways to motivate them to contribute valuable achievements to the culture.
I found the piece so good that I printed it out.