For thousands of years much of the world - the western world especially - have engaged in monogamous relationships, typified by their exclusivity regarding sexual and romantic relations. But how natural or fitting is this relationship type to human beings? Join Jordan as he explores this question in depth, drawing upon a wide range of academic fields including anthropology, primateology, anatomy, sociology, history and psychosexuality. This in-depth and challenging look at human nature takes the viewer on a journey from the dawn of humankind to the present day, and the conclusions reached are likely to both shock and surprise you.
A deep thinker from a young age, Jordan Lyon has long sought to challenge and question the established paradigm. A LLB Law student at the University of Surrey, he aims to change some of the ways that people look at the world, encouraging people to be taught how to think and not what to think.
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