In some countries, polygamy is allowed and men can have up to four wives at one time. The question is, should polygamy be practiced, or are men better off with having only one wife?From a scientific perspective, humans are polygamous in nature, just like the lions in the wilds. Just like animals, humans have to ensure the survival of their species. Thus, it is logical for men to practice polygamy to maintain the human population, and also to continue to breed.From an historical point of view though, our forefathers do practice polygamy. However, with the passing of time, humans found that they could breed just as well with the practice of monogamy. Furthermore, with the rise of human activists, women have achieved the same social standing as men, a feat only accomplish in the past few decades.As such, polygamy has been declared illegal in most of the countries in the world. Gone are the days when women only stay at home with their dishes.Though it is illegal to practice polygamy, the very nature of men defies whatever laws which have been enacted to bind their polygamous urge. Men are known to two-time their partners, and this number tends to increase at times. Has our law played its part to uphold the spirit of gender equality, or does it simply turn a blind eye in the wake of raging hormones?This topic is still up for debate, though polygamy may very well never see the daylight again.