They usually usually are utilizing flawed concepts of “alpha” and “beta” within the first place.
Like usually for animals like Chimps, if males must compete after which solely the one on high “will get laid”, that is hardly ever the selection of the females.
It is that the males compete so aggressively that essentially the most aggressive male finally ends up on high, and is ready to power females into subservience. Hardly a chick flick or boy band.
And if the male is not like this, it is often extra egalitarian. That’s, if it is a pro-social alpha, they often have extra intercourse and it is extra evenly distributed, so the hierarchy turns into principally irrelevant.
And in case you’re in a chimp hierarchy, “beta” is about the perfect place to be in. It means you are a part of the alpha coalition, however others aren’t making an attempt to overthrow you. Their beef is with the alpha.
It is like being a senator. You get a lot of the pay, advantages, and fame of being president, however you do not get practically the blame the president does.
Or what I realized with gorillas, males will problem the alpha once they come of age. In the event that they win, the harem is theirs, and now they must resolve all of the conflicts between females and combat off others and get challenged and many others. In the event that they lose, some females may be a part of them and begin a brand new troop. However usually occasions, they only be a part of an all-male troop and hakuna-matata the shit out of life till they really feel like making an attempt once more.
All of that is moot although, as a result of we most probably both pair-bonded or did just like the bonobo and had intercourse with everybody to dissolve hierarchies. However the surest technique to get your ass kicked out of a hunter-gatherer tribe could be to hop in and declare your self “alpha”.