Fatherhood ‘Necessary’ to Human Evolutionary Success

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January 24, 2019 by Robert Franklin, Member, National Board of Directors, National Parents Organization

This is a necessary article (Aeon, 1/17/19).  That is, if you want to understand fathers, their relationships to mothers and their kids, you need to read and digest it thoroughly.  The writer, Anna Machin, reprises some of what I’ve said before in this blog, but adds much, much more.  Her astonishing thesis is that it is fathers and the role they play in children’s lives that separate us from other primates.  That of course is a powerful statement, given the amazing and unpredictable evolutionary success of Homo sapiens.  Is it really just about dads?

Well, no.  Countless other factors enter in, but consider Machin’s words:

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