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Mitt Romney’s Ancestry

“I know of no way of judging the future but by the past.” –Patrick Henry The typical White-American is aware of his own particular ancestry, to some extent or another. Most people are, consciously or not, animated by such knowledge. … Continue reading

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Why Do Women Live Longer than Men?

Blogger Dennis Mangan has proposed a somewhat-convoluted theory for why females live longer than males. He thinks it has to do with ancient polygamy. One way to test this: Comparing sex-based differences in life-expectancy in U.S. blacks vs. U.S. whites. … Continue reading

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Fleeing Polygamy? Senegalese Young Men Flock to Europe

Does polygamy explain why Senegalese immigration to Europe is so high? A commenter suggests it does: [Polygamist Senegal’s] extra men simply migrate to the West… [Excess males] naturally gravitate to more hospitable societies. Smugglers of Senegalese illegal-immigrants into Europe are … Continue reading

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Senegal: Polygamy causes 1-in-5 young men to lack a wife

Imagine a society with 4 single young females for every 5 single young males. Senegal is such a place. Its marriage market is akin to a pyramid scheme, with older men taking younger wives, depriving lots of young men from … Continue reading

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