Why women need a rationalization hampster
Posted by xsplat on November 30, 2012
Girl Writes What has a remarkable talent for organizing thought, and combines it with a creative ability to make fresh and insightful connections. An articulate relational database that seems to have no end of creative associations.
She’s an outlier, not just among women, but among people. I’ve found her explanations are great aids in visualizing why we behave as we do. I like her spider analogy here, to explain our implicit and explicit beliefs.
Rollo takes the theory further, and claims that women need the hampster because of their dual mating strategies. He says that women who are cognizant that they want to fuck the bad boys while trying to dupe the chump into being her lifetime monogamous provider will not be good enough actresses, so they must fool themselves. As if their life depended on it. I suppose it often did.