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Decoding Male hierarchy

Is it true that alpha guys exist, or is it simply science fiction? Here’s what science says about the supposed male hierarchy.

So-called influencers abound on the internet. The “manosphere” of yesteryear has been honed into a money-making machine controlled by a small group of “top alpha males” who have figured out how to monetize fury and controversy.

“Alpha male” is likely the most well-known and oldest category in Vox Day’s male hierarchy, and referring to a powerful man as an “alpha” has become standard.