Also the famous psychologist Carl Jung developed from it the theory that the ancient Great Mother was an important archetype in the collective unconscious.
The concept that women once ruled the world in ancient times is nothing new. He was strongly criticized for this by other scholars who dismissed and discredited his work.
But the life of the Mosuo has absolutely nothing to do with that. Amassing wealth or earning lots of money doesn't cross their minds. It's not for nothing that popular wisdom says that the difference between a man and a boy is the price of his toys.
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Surely growing up as a young man in a matriarchal household has some effect on how that young man navigates relationships with women as he gets older?
According to Rachel Sussman, a relationship expert and counselor in New York City, it makes them better.