WELL, THIS IS AWKWARD: It looks like women prefer men who can throw a punch, which has resulted in the sexual selection of “aggressive performance”. So, women have themselves to blame for what they deem to be “toxic masculinity”? I say, thank goodness for Heroic Masculinity and the men who use their 90% greater upper body strength to protect women.
“Even in science fiction...the hero is going to wind up duking it out with some bad guy, or alien, in the climactic battle. What is it about men punching, anyway? Are they more sexually attractive? The study suggests so:
The results of this study add to a set of recently identified characters indicating that sexual selection on male aggressive performance has played a role in the evolution of the human musculoskeletal system and the evolution of sexual dimorphism in hominins...males' historical fighting role is mandated by biology and not by social expectations.”