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The chivalrous code "women and children first" appears to have sunk with the Titanic 100 years ago.
Long believed to be the golden standard of conduct in a shipwreck, the noble edict is in fact "a myth that has been nourished by the Titanic disaster," economist Mikael Elinder of Uppsala University, Sweden, told Discovery News.
Originally posted by schuyler
Despite our woman/child up there claiming otherwise, men will prevail, as these statistics show. It's a survival of the fittest kind of scenario. Sorry, ladies. You'd better have a male protector with you or you're going down with the ship.
Originally posted by Ericthenewbie
Something I found that reinforces my earlier post that sadly the "everyone for themselves" mentality would prevail;