Just two steps beyond Fred Flintstone:
Men have gained at women’s expense by controlling them, making them dependent, making them work, ignoring many of their needs, accumulating two or more women as sex or marital partners, coercing them into sex, and even kidnapping them from their villages, in which case they really are over the next hill. Often in the historical and anthropological record, this last tactic has been a byproduct of xenophobia—you attack the enemy, try to kill the men, and take their women for yourselves.
In fact, the whole of human evolution and history can be seen as the playing out of strategies by which men tried to control uteruses.
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Addendum, Later That Morning: