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Opening Arguments

Bad boys

Well, this isn't exactly a shock:

The bad boys get more girls. You always suspected it was true and now a psychological study backs it up.

Research done by Peter Jonason at New Mexico State University says it's all to do with the “dark triad”


Thu, 06/19/2008 - 9:31am

I'm picturing giving my son advice about why he should be one of the good guys:

"Yes, son, it's true that the girls will go to the bad guys for the wild, thrill-filled sex. But just you be patient and she'll come to you for a steady paycheck and help with child rearing."

I'll have to work on my pitch, because that's not very persuasive.

Bob G.
Thu, 06/19/2008 - 12:15pm

Well, Doug...I've heard "better" pitches, such as:

"Because I'm your father...and I SAY SO."

That always worked well with me.



Chris Hedges
Thu, 06/19/2008 - 12:59pm

I've also noticed -- I wonder if anyone has done a study -- that a lot of the wild guys also end up with daughters when they finally settle down. They find themselves constantly fearing what their daughters might be doing when they don't come home on time.

Harl Delos
Thu, 06/19/2008 - 1:45pm

But just you be patient and she