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29th Sept 2016: HOMO PASSIENS: Man the Footballer by Mike McInnes

Come along to People Know How, first floor in Ocean Terminal from 6pm to listen to Mike tell us about his theory of evolution as based on football…

Title of talk:

HOMO PASSIENS: Man the Footballer

 

Bullet points of what you would like to talk about:

Homo Passiens is a book that claims man evolved bipedalism to play football. Crazy – yes, but good fun for sure?

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24th Sept 2015: Evolving for Girls by Doreen Soutar

Question Evolution

Come along to The Counting House at 7pm to listen to Doreen, share a crust of bread, and listen to her ideas on girls and evolution…

 

Title of talk:

Evolving for Girls

 

Bullet points of what you would like to talk about:

A wry look at how evolutionary psychology currently narrates human evolution and the interaction between the genders in terms of mate selection. It will suggest that:

  • The current narrative of mate selection is a tad male-centred
  • The current mate selection model has some quite fundamental problems trying to explain what women are actually like
  • Some of these theories are highly amusing
  • A female-centred version of evolution might be a bit of a good idea
  • There are some quite good reasons for supporting a female viewpoint, including being a woman and preferring to have a say in mate selection theories about you.
  • A few suggestions for a female-centred model of mate selection will be offered up for consideration.

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