If you take a religious teleological argument, the built-in sandwich of dopamine for pleasure and oxytocin for bonding after orgasm does serve to increase love in a relationship, which could be an argument for a natural monogamy. But it’s a bit of a just-so story there too

 If you take a religious teleological argument, the built-in sandwich of dopamine for pleasure and oxytocin for bonding after orgasm does serve to increase love in a relationship, which could be an argument for a natural monogamy.
But it’s a bit of a just-so story there too
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Much of evolutionary talk can sometimes fall into the teleogical; the language of natural selection often talks in terms of “Nature wants” or “nature’s plan” – which is a substitute for “God wants”, “God’s plan” – but otherwise interchangeable.
It’s hard to escape that way of thinking; Utilitarianism often falls into that issue as well
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