What Arranged Marriage Looks Like

Tolstoy wrote that arranged marriage was common in Russia before 1800 or so. Typically, the larger the estate, and the more at stake, the less things would be left to a young man or woman’s “feeeelingz.” Mr. Darcy, in Pride and Prejudice, has an effective arranged marriage with Anne de Bourgh, the heir of aContinue reading “What Arranged Marriage Looks Like”

The Slippery Slope

Conservatives are often called the “brakes on the runaway Progressive train.” They slow down the process of degeneracy caused by Cultural Marxism, but don’t do much to repair it, or reverse the process. Usually, “conservatives” regard whatever the norms of their youth were as “traditional.” When “dating” (premarital sex in monogamous relationships) became popular inContinue reading “The Slippery Slope”

Maybe We Should Have Arranged Marriages?

If courtship is difficult to imagine today, arranged marriage is so totally alien to us that it rarely even crosses people’s minds as a possibility. But — listen up, Disney Princess girls — it was the way actual princesses got married for centuries. I mention this in respect to the difficulties of constructing a TraditionalContinue reading “Maybe We Should Have Arranged Marriages?”

Can’t Turn A Hoe Into A Housewife

It is said that “you can’t turn a hoe [slut, whore] into a housewife.” Today, we have statistics on that. Indeed, socialpathology.blogspot.com has had quite a lot of insightful material on precisely this topic. Sexual Partner Divorce RiskSexual History Divorce Risk IIStatistical Adjustments to Promiscuity DataMore Promiscuity DataPromiscuity Data: Guest Post Here is the keyContinue reading “Can’t Turn A Hoe Into A Housewife”

Age of Marriage, 2015

Unfortunately, some statistics on marriage are hard to interpret. For example, if everyone got married at age 26, then the “percentage of people age 20-30 who are married” would be 50%. This is a better site for understanding when people get married, or got married in 2010-2015, the period of data collection. Percentage of PeopleContinue reading “Age of Marriage, 2015”

The Good Wife Level 5

The Good Wife Level 5 understands that, from her kitchen table, she works the raw material of civilization and culture. Every act, for her, takes on significance for the evolution of society, of the nation, and for humanity as a whole. This includes even drinking coffee — or perhaps she should not drink coffee? WhatContinue reading “The Good Wife Level 5”