604. Commodification Under The Influence Of Culture
Biologically seen, there are factors determining the watershed between the intrinsic commitment of nice guys and the promiscuity of abusive jerks.
These factors are the innate strength of men's instinctive urges causing the discomfort of sexual dishomeostasis and the innate quality and strength of the cognition upon the behavior.
Demisexual intellectuals with a strong need for bonding are able to appreciate women's personality, promiscuous jerks are programmed to always degrade women as objects for use. But there are also the fence sitters having behavioral predispositions in a delicate balance between instinctive urges and cognitive strength. Upon them, culture and social norms are a third and decisive influence.
"To be a 'success' in evolutionary terms, women need to have access to resources for raising offspring, and men need to have access to fertile females. Researchers have argued that women tend to prefer partners who have an ability to invest resources in their children (i.e., wealthy men), and men tend to prefer partners who appear fertile (i.e., young women) because evolutionary adaptations have programmed these preferences in our brains."
"They found that the gender difference in mate preferences predicted by evolutionary psychology models "is highest in gender-unequal societies, and smallest in the most gender-equal societies," according to Zentner."
"Because increasing gender equality reduces gender differences in mate selection, these studies indicate that the strategies men and women use to choose mates may not be as hardwired as scientists originally thought."
"But he also adds evolutionary roots shouldn't be ruled out entirely.
"Indeed, the capacity to change behaviors and attitudes relatively quickly in response to societal changes may itself be driven by an evolutionary program that rewards flexibility over rigidity.""
When a promiscuous jerk copulates with a female body like a dog in the gutter, this is determined by four factors.
- The experience of the intrinsic urges of dishomeostasis,
- The enhancement and magnification of the impact of dishomeostasis by external triggers upon the perception.
- The availability of bodies for easy abuse.
- The basic attitude of accepting promiscuity as appropriate behavior without any damage to his self-esteem or confidence.
While only the innate magnitude of dishomeostasis is biological, the availability and ubiquity of external triggers, the availability of bodies for ready use, and the choice between promiscuity and monogamy as part of the ideal-self depend also upon the social environment.
I was a child in Germany in the 50s, before the fatal sexual revolution freed the worst in men. The 50s were certainly not a golden age for women, while there was still no reliable birth control, no legal abortion and husbands had unjustifiable legal rights like the one to forbid their wives to have a job.
But as far as women were commodified, it was as wombs, not as objects and utilities serving men's animal instincts. There was no public objectification of women. Sexuality was restricted to its appropriate place inside the privacy of the bedroom of committed couples.
There were no pictures of naked or lascivious women in any public place, not in commercials, magazines or newspapers, nor in movies. Most women were aware, that being nice but decently dressed was in their own best interest, just as was also the conscious rejection of any involvement except long-term commitment.
It was a golden age of beneficial wise prudery.
Public life was free from detrimental triggers for male instincts.
There were too many jerks then too, but they were jerks by their own innate animality, they were jerks in spite of a social norm of commitment and monogamy. Abusing women was not facilitated for them. These jerks had to consciously decide first, that they really wanted to abuse a woman, because finding the hidden prostitution and pornography required a proactive search.
The nice guys and the fence sitters were spared the involuntary exposure to triggers, which were incongruent with their real wishes and inclinations for intrinsic commitment based upon their cognitive personality.
When they experienced the discomfort of dishomeostasis, the circumstances due to the social norm and the culture smoothed their path much more towards commitment and monogamy than towards promiscuity.
In the 50s, it was much easier for intrinsic nice guys to remain decent, nothing perturbed and distracted them from living in congruency with their cognitive ability to appreciate women.
Today, the public objectification of women does not only cause a lot of harm to women, but it also causes self-harming to those nice guys, who would be most happy in bonded monogamous commitment. They are exposed without having a choice to the ubiquitous triggers to their worst animal instincts by the combination of the excellent quality of the realism of the media, the oversexation of every day life and the social norm of male promiscuity and female acquiescence.
The potentially responsible and considerate nice guys and the fence sitters are in the unfortunate situation of being triggered by instincts and encouraged by social norm to use those too many women, who acquiesce too easily. Such women are also manipulated by the same social norm into believing, that promiscuity were modern, monogamy were prudish and old fashioned and that the only chance to successfully compete with other women is to allow themselves to be available first for use lest another would be chosen for being easier to get. The sad result are many women suffering from unilateral and not-reciprocated attachment. The men get desensitized by using too many women. This is, how fence sitters convert themselves more and more to jerks.
The guy described in entry 601 is a good example. In the 50s, the easiest way to homeostation would have been to continue his efforts towards finding commitment, which he initially seemed to really want. But now, the social norm and the triggers lured and lure him to desensitize himself, until he will be unfit for commitment by his own doing.
I have a very high regard and appreciation for those nice guys, who are determined by their cognition and no trigger of any strength has the impact to cause them to stray from decency towards abusing women as bodies.
The true quality of a man reveals itself, when no trigger and no influence can ever make him sink so low as to become promiscuous. Such men are rare, but they do exist. I am looking for one of them as my mindmate.