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No, Prehistoric Art Was Not All About Porn
"When respected journals--Nature for example--use terms such as 'Prehistoric pin-up' and '35,000-year-old sex object,' and a German museum proclaims that a figurine is either an 'earth mother or pin-up girl' (as if no other roles for women could have existed in prehistory), they carry weight and authority. This allows journalists and researchers, evolutionary psychologists in particular, to legitimize and naturalize contemporary western values and behaviors by tracing them back to the 'mist of prehistory.'" Slate 11/19/12
Posted November 18, 2012 10:00 PM




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