Originally Posted by trueRiver
it matters to me, and to many men.
Because you've been taught to believe that it matters by patriarchal society. A child needs love to thrive, and a loving community meets that need.
I would suspect that, if not for the fact that the Na know which bellies children pop out of, it probably wouldn't matter who the mothers are either. This is about creating family and caring for all the children communally, not just the ones who came out of a particular man's seed.