Apparently us proper blokes need to get in touch with our feminine side, or we will face extinction.
“This is a man’s world,” sang James Brown, summing up the opinion of chaps the world over.
How bitterly ironic for us then, that, according to a recent piece of research, the significant evolution of humankind was apparently due to the ‘feminisation’ of early man.
For all those men who ever said women needed to play a man’s game to get anywhere in this world, it’s time to eat their badly chosen words.
But c’mon, fellas, is this news really much of a surprise?
The study, published in Current Anthropology and which curates theopinions of several academics at US universities, argues that the relatively rapid development of Homo sapiens over a period a few thousand years – which included crafting the first hunting tools and the earliest cave paintings – was attributable to changes in the male body, making them more ‘feminine’.