Category Archives: Game Theory

Ethical Issues Surrounding the Christian Conundrum

How does preselection, prioritizing sex, and fantasy affect the mating process? Continue reading

Posted in Attraction, Authenticity, Boundaries, Charisma, Choosing a Partner or Spouse, Confidence, Convergence, Courtship and Marriage, Culture Wars, Decision Making, Desire, Passion, Discerning Lies and Deception, Discernment, Wisdom, Divorce, Education, Female Power, Fundamental Frame, Game Theory, Holding Frame, Hypergamy, Influence, Introspection, Male Power, Manosphere, Models of Failure, Moral Agency, Personal Presentation, Persuasion, Purpose, Relationships, Running the Gauntlet, Self-Concept, Sexual Authority, SMV/MMV | 64 Comments

Strategies for the Iterated Prisoners’ Dilemma

A fresh look at “Christian Game” as a potentially winning arrangement. Continue reading

Posted in Choosing a Partner or Spouse, Decision Making, Determination, Discernment, Wisdom, Game, Game Theory, Introspection, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Success, Organization and Structure, Purpose, Relationships, Self-Concept, Strategy | 47 Comments

Constructing a Framework of Options

What choices do Christians have in today’s world? Continue reading

Posted in Choosing a Partner or Spouse, Collective Strength, Courtship and Marriage, Culture Wars, Decision Making, Desire, Determination, Discernment, Wisdom, Faith Community, Fundamental Frame, Game Theory, Identity, Introspection, Male Power, Manosphere, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, MGTOW, Incels, Models of Success, Moral Agency, Organization and Structure, Power, Purpose, Relationships, Running the Gauntlet, Self-Concept, Sexual Authority, Strategy, The Power of God | 137 Comments

The Future of Intersexual Relationships is Transactional

You’ve got the looks. I’ve got the brains. Let’s make lots of money! Continue reading

Posted in Asia, Attraction, Building Wealth, Child Development, Cultural Differences, Culture Wars, Discipline, Education, Female Power, Game Theory, Internet Dating Sites, Models of Success, Purpose, Relationships, SMV/MMV, Taiwan | 81 Comments

Game Theory 110 — The Prisoner’s Dilemma

An altruistic strategy is best over the long haul, but not in the beginning, and not for short term interactions. Continue reading

Posted in Collective Strength, Conserving Power, Decision Making, Discernment, Wisdom, Game Theory, Models of Failure, Models of Success, Moral Agency, Power, Psychology, Relationships, Strategy, Vetting Women | 105 Comments

The Christian Marriage Dilemma

Marrying a Christian woman won’t necessarily give you a Christian marriage. Continue reading

Posted in Asia, Attraction, Authenticity, Boundaries, Building Wealth, Choosing a Partner or Spouse, Clothing, Confidence, Convergence, Courtship and Marriage, Cultural Differences, Decision Making, Desire, Passion, Determination, Discernment, Wisdom, Enduring Suffering, Feminism, Freedom, Personal Liberty, Game Theory, Glory, Headship and Patriarchy, Hypergamy, Identity, Introspection, Joy, Love, Male Power, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Failure, Models of Success, Moral Agency, Organization and Structure, Power, Purity Culture, Purpose, Racial Relations, Relationships, Running the Gauntlet, Sanctification & Defilement, Self-Concept, Sexual Authority, Stewardship, Strategy, Taiwan, The Power of God, Vetting Women | 112 Comments

The Sexual Market IS the Marriage Market

Young people must run the gauntlet of the SMP just to get into the MMP! Continue reading

Posted in Attraction, Boundaries, Choosing a Partner or Spouse, Convergence, Courtship and Marriage, Culture Wars, Decision Making, Desire, Passion, Discernment, Wisdom, Divorce, Enduring Suffering, Faith Community, Female Power, Feminism, Game Theory, Hypergamy, Male Power, Models of Failure, Organization and Structure, Purpose, Relationships, Running the Gauntlet, Sexual Authority, SMV/MMV, Society, Strategy | 129 Comments

Sexual competition continues after marriage

Married couples have a duty to remain the apple of the other’s eye. Continue reading

Posted in Attraction, Authenticity, Boundaries, Building Wealth, Choosing a Partner or Spouse, Clothing, Confidence, Conserving Power, Courtship and Marriage, Desire, Determination, Female Power, Game Theory, Glory, Headship and Patriarchy, Health, Holding Frame, Influence, Introspection, Joy, Love, Male Power, Maturity, Personal Growth and Development, Models of Success, Moral Agency, Personal Presentation, Persuasion, Purpose, Relationships, Respect, Self-Concept, Sexual Authority, SMV/MMV, Stewardship, The Power of God, Vetting Women | 120 Comments

The Lopsided Liberalized Mating Market

Women have a significant advantage in the Sexual Marketplace. Here’s why. Continue reading

Posted in Attraction, Enduring Suffering, Female Power, Game Theory, Hypergamy, Internet Dating Sites, Male Power, Power, Self-Concept, SMV/MMV | 378 Comments

Something’s not right… (about Sexual Authority)

“Falling in love” with her places you at her behest. Continue reading

Posted in Attraction, Choosing a Partner or Spouse, Churchianity, Complementarianism, Courtship and Marriage, Decision Making, Desire, Desire, Passion, Discernment, Wisdom, Education, Enduring Suffering, Female Power, Game Theory, Handling Rejection, Headship and Patriarchy, IOI's, Male Power, Models of Failure, Personal Presentation, Relationships, Sexual Authority, SMV/MMV, Stewardship, Strategy, Vetting Women | 126 Comments