Sunday, November 29, 2009
by DESMOND MORRIS
Summary by abro
Desmond Morris', a well know Biologist (Zoologist), a documentary on Human Sexes: Male and Female, how they are different from each other, how different cultures and civilizations behave with each other, how different relations effect on male and female ...
1. DIFFERENT BUT EQUAL
Body and Brain
-Male and Female Different PHYSICALLY AND MENTALLY
-Male possesses approx. 30% more muscles (as helpful in Hunting in legend)
-Female possesses more smooth, soft and round skin body (as helpful for child baring)
-Both properties also arouses opposite sex to each other.
-Male possesses Visualizer brain. Good normally when working silently on (even deep) strategies.
-And Female is Good Verbally, she can solve matters when talks.
2. LANGUAGE OF THE SEXES
Things which make more himself/herself
-Red (and possibly big) Lips
-Face Shaving (?)
-Bravery type works/Risk Taking
3. PATTERNS OF LOVE
-Are we by nature monogamous or polygamous?
we have discovered around 200 different tribal societies
man has allowed to have more than one wife but interestingly
most of them they have chose to only single wife. So even we have freedom to be polygamous but we remains essentially
-Polyandry ... very rare (4 out of 849 cultures)
example of one tribe of India
one woman merry a man she is supposed of all his brothers
woman face heavy duty, for man it'll never be shured which one is father of children.
-Solitary (Remote) Sex
4. PASSAGES OF LIFE
Different Human Ceremonies
-Birthday (boy dominate on girls)
5. THE MATERNAL DILEMMA
-Boys are preferred on Girls
boy inherits the family name and continue the family traditions.
6. THE GENDER WARS
-Veil: It is always assumed that wearing the veil (burqa) is Muslim in origin but this isn't the case, it was originally introduced by ancient Assyrian, the way of labeling high status females. The custom was later taken over by the male dominating Muslim countries.
-Grail of Chastity
-Woman Liberation ... and woman losing her Femininity.
Summary by: abro