The “eggs are cheap” theory falls into a logical fallacy known as of this”.
It’s backfilling the origins of modern sexual behavior by establishing a seemingly logical “reason” for its existence.
When we study animal reproduction, we often focus on the actual . Daniel Bergner interviews scientists who study sexual behavior in animals – and the results are interesting.
In fact, until relatively recently, female sexuality was an oxymoron.
The idea that women even wanted sex was a heretical thought. In fact, in the western Classical Age, women’s sexuality was considered to be in many ways superior to men’s.
In the Talmud, Adam’s first wife Lilith is expelled from Eden for trying to take the superior role in sex – riding her husband rather than laying back and thinking of Babylon; after her expulsion she goes on to lay with the wild beasts of the desert and becomes the mother of demons.
Eve’s sin – giving in to temptation – is the burden of gender.
Not, mind you, that this meant that women’s sexuality was embraced or approved of.