I didn’t recognize her up on that stripper pole on the beach amid all this Spring Break mayhem.She had complained it was difficult to land a good man with all these loose girls sending the wrong impression.
It wasn’t until her bikini thong hit me in the face that I recognized her.
It was the sophomore from Holy Cross College I’d interviewed yesterday who had said her deepest desire was to marry a mature gentleman who would see her not just as a piece of flesh but as the intelligent entrepreneur she planned to be.
He goes on to weave the latest evolutionary/social psychology/biology research into a story about how he "headed to Spring Break in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, so I could observe these principles at work in the courtship behavior of drunken beach apes." Wherein he indeed describes what he sees as if viewing primates, complete with descriptions of how women's menstrual cycles alter their mating preferences, etc.
Here's the kicker: the main principle Quirk wants to relate (perhaps with the aim of lending some reassurance to the self-image of the magazine's likely readers) is that women are attracted not to alpha males but to men with social respect and intelligence.
The first thing you hear when you play it is a male voice that doesn't belong to One Direction singing a song by One Direction.
I immediately thought, "Oh, is this Ken singing like he did back in the 1970s? Neither Ken nor Barbie's voices appear anywhere on here (at least as far as the album credits inform me, and even those are vague).
Given this and the history of human society in cooperatively plundering the resources of a meager but beautiful planet with currently abundant resources, who can possibly be optimistic about the long-term future of humanity?
How many examples do we have of humans addressing global problems in an efficient way and with enlightened self-interest?
"Female primates can tell the difference and boink accordingly." Classy. All we ever think about is sex.")Maybe I'm missing something here, but this seems to conflict a bit with all of that social respect and intelligence stuff.