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Elizabeth Nolan Brown


Elizabeth is a Brooklyn-based writer who works full-time as daily news producer for AARP.

Elizabeth Nolan Brown's Opinions

The qualities that make PUAs so successful (and their women targets so willing) are not a reversion, proponents say, but an adaptation, a part of the evolutionary process. At the core of all this alpha- and beta-speak is, supposedly, biology. ... Alpha animals are the first to eat and mate, and in some species the only ones allowed to mate. Beta or omega members who break these rules are killed or ousted. But the ideas of “alpha” and “beta” have no real impact on human behavior post-Pleistocene.
01 Apr 2010    Source

In the end, it all seems to turn (for both PUAs and certain social cons) on a paranoid conviction that, because of some heretofore unseen combination of cultural and biological circumstances, a large subset of marriageable men will be “denied access” to the wives owed them; women will either choose to go the child-rearing route alone, climb from hypergamous match to hypergamous match, or be part of an alpha males’ harem of offspring-producing females...
01 Apr 2010    Source


For socially conservative writers, PUAs provide a way to vindicate their otherwise past-oriented views about marriage, sex, and cultural decline by squeezing them (never quite comfortably) into the framework of the cutting-edge. It’s relevance by any means necessary. And so Game devotees are transformed from an assortment of bitter and manipulative losers, deviants, and wimps into the logical response to a “feminized” culture.
01 Apr 2010    Source

Comparisons with Other Experts and Influencers

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Jakob Bachman
100% agreement / 2 opinions

Amanda Marcotte
Blogger, Author, Feminist
100% agreement / 2 opinions

Anna North
100% agreement / 1 opinions

Mostly Agree
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Elizabeth Haag
Former Pickup Artist Assistant
25% agreement / 1 opinions

Pickup Artist
0% agreement / 3 opinions

Neil Strauss
Pickup Artist, Author
0% agreement / 2 opinions

Pickup Artist, Celebrity, Author
0% agreement / 1 opinions

Conforming Opinions

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Coverage Answer Question
Low Agree Are pickup artist strategies misogynistic?
Low Disagree Should pickup artist strategies be considered good education?

Projected Opinions

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Coverage Answer Question
Low Disagree Are pickup artist strategies effective?