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It's an interesting approach. ... You can imagine this maybe happening in larger societies, but it's marriage that matters here, as [this] is what passes on inheritance. ... Monogamy is a marriage system, not a mating system.
– Kit Opie
Males [in the group] are basically sitting around waiting to mate with the female, it would therefore pay for the man to kill the infant, so he can mate with the female.
The modern monogamous culture has only been around for just 1,000 years.
Humans shifted in the other direction.
We're moving away from 'Until death do us part' as women are no longer willing to put up with [polygamy].
This happens when they don’t know each other, after a while they fall into a dominance hierarchy with an alpha male but if they don’t know each other then there is often aggression while they establish that.
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