PW #85: Historical Monogamy

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Intro, under-18 warning and re-direction to; everyone welcome J as our co-host this week!

2:30 Listener Mail
J makes correction for minx’s mispronunciation of “Samhein”; 4:30 Rob shares a four-way limerick; 5:00 the question of the history of monogamy is raised; minx mentions Robin Baker’s Sperm Wars; we discuss some aspects of Wikipedia’s entry on monogamy, including sexual dimorphism and evolution and ask when and where Christianity became associated with monogamy; minx rambles about the letters of Paul and social taboos

14:35 Poly in the Media

30:30 Still seeking a family correspondent!

32:00 Wrap-up
PW has a new best friend–let’s all thank J for editing PW! He’s edited for the last three weeks and has allowed the minx a SOCIAL LIFE for the last few weeks! We love J!

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If you like the intro music, check out Pacemaker Jane, a cool band out of Ohio.

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