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Simplistic, naive. Good sources, though.
on 14 February 2017
Facts and theories are cited properly, which has been helpful in finding the seminal works of the field. Aside from this, Sex At Dawn is filled with lazy thinking: claims that are only tangentially related get treated as iron-clad arguments without any actual logical linkages. There's a lot of dead-pan sarcasm that's supposed to stand in for argumentation.
Ultimately, the authors make a reasonable claim that it's possible that monogamy is not a human biological necessity. They fall far short of their intended claim that its opposite arrangement ("promiscuity") is the "natural human state".