Things I read today (“In a clumsy effort to seduce her”)

September 12th, 2009 by amy

“In a clumsy effort to seduce her, I attempted to explain the evolutionary advantages of sexual reproduction to a female friend the other day.”

– Laurence Hurst, Professor of Evolutionary Genetics, University of Bath “Three’s a crowd

I confess this approach would probably have really appealed to me (both the clumsy and uber-geeky, intellectual aspects) – though my own failing is, of course, that my first reaction would have been to explore the line of reasoning rather than tilting my head and batting my eyelashes or whatever it is that women who know how to get seduced actually do.

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