A marauding male doesn't know how long he's going to be in the alpha position
, so he really needs to hurry up and start producing babies if he is going to have any hope of protecting them long enough to see them into adulthood," she said.
Most correspondents tell me how they are maintaining their alpha position
over the dog because that is how wolves do it.
Note that, in this view, the Abrahamic religions can work to support egalitarian values only if "God" assumes the dominant alpha position
and all competition is suppressed, including the charismatic preachers so beloved by American Protestants.
To sustain his claim that this arises from the evolutionary history of natural selection favoring a strong dominance drive among males, Ludwig quotes from recent studies of monkeys and apes showing the importance of dominance hierarchies in which males compete for the alpha position
The most susceptible group is the methyl group in the alpha position
to the ether oxygen, which undergoes oxidation, causing eventual chain cleavage, leading to a significant reduction in molecular weight at the surface and eventual surface fissuring.