Originally Posted by Erosa
Well, I admit to finding the idea of an entire community dedicate to the concept of poly extremely interesting, I don't think that a poly community would survive the end of the world any better than any other kind. In fact they might do worse because in severe survival situations, strong family units are often the key to rebuilding a civilization. And if you have 3 wives and 8 kids and all your wives have 2 or 3 husbands... well... it gets hard to know who to feed first when there isn't enough to go around.
Actually, I was thinking the opposite: that a polyamory community WOULD be the strongest family unit. In my history they call this a Clan. However, perhaps now we have the freedom now to redefine it as we see fit in a new paradigm.