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Everything You Need to Know About Incels

In this episode, I spoke with William Costello. William recently wrote the first academic paper discussing the psychology of Incels. He is currently a PhD student at the University of Texas at Austin where he’s a member of Dr. David Buss’s Evolutionary Psychology lab. Together we discussed hypergamy, the characteristics of the average incel, the psychology of incels, causes for the increase in female infidelity, the black pill worldview, and much more. Thanks for tuning in. If you enjoyed this conversation, be sure to subscribe!


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Chapters _____________
[0:00] Intro
[4:00] Defining What an Incel Is [9:04] In the Context of Culture
[13:07] The Scope of Incels
[17:33] The Rarity of Female Incels
[21:42] The Rise of the Sheconomy
[24:00] Differences in Sexual Psychology Between Men and Women
[27:57] Characteristics of the Average Incel
[31:37] One Commonality: The Black Pill Worldview
[32:32] Overestimating the Number of Incels
[34:22] Incel Characteristics Continued
[37:51] King of the Incels: Lifting Up Despondent Young Men
[42:35] An Overlap with the Manosphere
[46:08] Affects of Birth Control on Sexual Selection
[48:55] Andrew Tate [50:23] What Socially Enforced Monogamy Means
[52:58] Pickup Artists in the Mating Market
[55:30] Mutual Mate Choice in Men and Women
[57:45] The Decline of Hypergamy
[59:46] Causes for the Increase in Female Infidelity
[1:00:48] Causes for the Increase in Intra-Relationship Violence
[1:03:36] Creating New Status Domains
[1:05:29] Outro

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