So some anti-polygamists have argued that
Polygamy is okay in the past but not today
So that would mean that people are more capable in the past. Basically their whole argument would make sense if people are not as capable of doing things in modern times than in the past. It is strange to think of that with new modern technologies!
Some possible anti-polygamist arguments
1. It was easier to get food in the past therefor polygamy is acceptable in the past but now unaffordable
2. People were more able to get along with each other in the past, but in today’s culture they would fight.
3. Woman were more obedient and "slave-like" in the past
This argument hints that anti-polygamists have something wrong with their society that it needs to improve to the status of the past when polygamy was allowed. So why not make the cultural improvements toward polygamy!
The third argument is a backhanded way to say in the past women were mistreated therefor polygamy was okay in the past. But those who make such an argument are saying it was okay to mistreat woman in the past…. Otherwise they would have said polygamy was never okay, instead of okay in the past but not the present! Of course women being obedient is admirable not bad!
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