Just in case anyone was wondering about that.
(Comic updated to correct a few oversights.)
To all authors, directors, game designers, and other creative people in the world: if ancient Greek history is doing a better job of passing the Bechdel test than you are, you’ve got some work to do.
(With an assist from Mrs. TC.)
General rule of internet discourse: a person’s capacity for logical thought is inversely proportional to how often they boast about how logical they are.
Just so we’re clear: yes, in this analogy, patriarchy is Jar-Jar Binks.
We’ve already run the “enforced monogamy” experiment, too. We have several thousand years of data on that one. As a means of preventing violence by men, the results weren’t promising.