Quote of the Day

"Nowhere did theories of human origins or models of behaviour consider the female perspective, or study what was adaptive for children. Male behaviour was viewed as the prime mover of evolution: women and children were merely satellites in its orbit."—From Eric Michael Johnson's "Women and Children First," a piece in Times Higher Education which explores the pitfalls of patriarchal child-rearing and how it really does take a village.

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