What is pre selection in dating

I’m not innately a misogynist, but I think most American women are seriously defective, for probably cultural reasons. Everyone knows that looks are a substantial component of the dating process, and most of us accept this.I’m going to establish one of the reasons why in this post. Thankfully, not everyone’s appraisal of attractiveness is the same.This is what we’d expect, and I posted on this matter in October.

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This is simply how things work in the Guppies' underwater world.

(Note: Fish are much smarter than we usually give them credit for, so I'm cringing a little at my own use of the term "hard-wired" here...don't take it too literal).

They’ve adopting a set of behaviors to suggest preselection.

Registering on an online dating site has the opposite effect– it indicates that a man is single, and eager enough in his search for a partner to invest time in an online profile.

The real shocker is this: women on Ok Cupid have rated 80% of the men as unattractive, including four demonstrably average-looking men (Ok Cupid staff).

It’s quite possible that this reflects only on the women who chose to give ratings– e.g. However, although it is far from a scientific analysis, this publication contradicts much of what society prefers to believe about women: that they are kind, less shallow than men, and relatively accepting of the average man’s appearance. A general rule in survey design is that ratings of anything will be inflated compared to the respondent’s actual opinion. A ubiquitious constant in such surveys is the “real average” of 4.3– a product rated below this by the public, on a 1-5 scale, is generally below-average. People seem to be much more candid when rating the physical attractiveness of strangers, so this rating inflation may not apply, but I’d still contend that a luke-warm rating– say, 3 stars– is not a good sign.

The average man, based on the histogram, appears to have been rated at about 1.4 stars (out of 5) by women. If 100 viewers watch a television show and their ratings of it average 3.7 stars, on a 1-to-5 scale, that’s not a “good” rating. (Expert raters and critics are more conservative in their grading; a 3-star film, according to Ebert, is not being rated as mediocre.) And what is the average GPA at Ivy League colleges (where there are few poor students who must be given failing grades)? In any case, the graph of male ratings of women shows absolutely no inflation.

The distribution of attractiveness ratings seems to show a symmetric, bell-shaped curve.

Of seven categories, a quarter of men fall into the “least attractive” category, while almost none fall into the “most attractive” category.

The median male is generally given terrible ratings, with only a few men in the thin rightward tail rated well.

As defined in my October analysis, a man with “7” looks (84th percentile) and “4” game (43rd percentile) is sexually attractive to only 2.7% of women.

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