Love and war have always been opposed, as we see in our usual phrase ‘make love not war’ or in the rhetoric of pro and anti-war camps. That the two are mutually exclusive is obvious enough. However, in twelfth century Europe something peculiar happened that ushered in a melding of these two contrary principles. Here the military code of chivalry was mated with the fancies of courtly love to produce a bastard child which we will here call chivalric love (today we simply label it ‘chivalry’).
Did female-centered culture begin in the prehistoric era?
This question is sometimes asked by people who feel that gynocentrism has been around for the entirety of human evolution. The answer to that question is of course yes - gynocentrism has been around throughout human history. However it’s important to make a distinction between gynocentrism (that is, individual gynocentric acts, customs, or events) and gynocentric culture (a pervasive cultural complex that affects every aspect of life).
The following timeline details the birth of gynocentric culture along with significant historical events that ensured its survival. Prior to 1200 AD broadspread gynocentric culture simply did not exist, despite evidence of isolated gynocentric acts and events. It was only in the Middle Ages that gynocentrism developed cultural complexity and became a ubiquitous and enduring cultural norm.
1102 AD: Gynocentrism meme first introduced…
A good documentary that showcases the hardships of the french foreign legion. Where weaknesses in character is revealed and the true personality of men is shown. Will these men be forged in flame or be destroyed?
It has been stewing in my thoughts for a while. But as I see, everywhere technology is being used it has been a great enhancement for our lives yet also a great crutch.
I fear that as we progress in technology and use it to enhance our bodies. Would our biological body start to lose the abilities that it was able to do so without technology? Or is my fear unfounded?
Take also for example with replacing a human heart with a mechanical one or a faulty arm with a robotic arm. Are we to become less human in the pursuit of technology?
Medical science ensured the survival of people that did not previously live. Is medical science being dysgenic? If the problem has its roots in genetics then it currently is ensuring the passing on of faulty genes. Hence it perhpas is having a dysgenic effect on the population.