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 related position, Matt Ridley demonstrates why intercourse is humanity's top approach for outwitting its continuously mutating inner predators. The crimson Queen solutions dozens of alternative riddles of human nature and tradition -- together with why males suggest marriage, the strategy in the back of our maddening notions of attractiveness, and the disquieting incontrovertible fact that a lady is prone to conceive a toddler by way of an adulterous lover than through her husband. Brilliantly written, The pink Queen bargains a unprecedented new method of analyzing the human situation and the way it has evolved.

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