I think I got excited by this article
My problem with blanket statements like this, are akin to why I dislike such specific references to alpha/beta male patterns. Simply put, we have cognitive and reasoning ability that can over shadow pure instinct.
While we follow similar patterns to animals I don't like to think of these things as an inability to choose.
I am an alpha male, I don't run around beating up other alpha males and taking on my own pride of females. As appealing as that sounds