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What are the scientific reasons for having sex?
The Register (UK) ^ | 10 oct 06 | Dr Stephen Juan

Posted on 10/10/2006 9:45:12 AM PDT by white trash redneck

What are the scientific reasons for having sex?

Asked by Jill Howard of Alexandria, Virginia, USA

The reasons for not engaging in sex include transmission of diseases, heart attack due to exertion, and many others. The reasons for engaging in sex are numerous. Among these are:

Stephen Juan, Ph.D. is an anthropologist at the University of Sydney.


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To: Pyro7480

Thanks. Have you seen the Zucker ad? It's at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7h3GPc_yMCE You'll love it.


401 posted on 10/10/2006 1:29:32 PM PDT by GOPJ (Zucker ad mocking democrats: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7h3GPc_yMCE)
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To: wideawake

The West is disappearing because of people who have disconnected sex from its God-given purpose

I thought G-d wanted man and wife to enjoy each other's bodies. Why else would he have given woman a clitoris, which serves no other purpose other than pleasure? Ofcourse he wanted us to be fruitful and multiply, but sex is a way of confirming in the natural, the SPIRITUAL union of a man and wife.


402 posted on 10/10/2006 1:30:45 PM PDT by brwnsuga
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To: Texas Songwriter

I have a bunch on my computer at home, but I'm not at home and might get in trouble if I post 'em from here.


403 posted on 10/10/2006 1:32:08 PM PDT by RandallFlagg (Roll your own cigarettes! You'll save $$$ and smoke less!(Magnetic bumper stickers-click my name)
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To: GOPJ

I just watched it on Hotair.com, and I thought it was hilarious. Thanks for the YouTube link. The moonbats are already there.


404 posted on 10/10/2006 1:32:32 PM PDT by Pyro7480 ("Give me an army saying the Rosary and I will conquer the world." - Pope Blessed Pius IX)
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To: ArrogantBustard

Yemen's birth rate is 6.58 children per woman. Yemeni's are hardcore too.


405 posted on 10/10/2006 1:32:58 PM PDT by Nihil Obstat (viva il papa - be not afraid)
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To: steve-b; CzarNicky
Czarnicky posted his incomplete research on this thread.

I called him on it.

So far, he has refused to complete his research.

That's his problem, not mine.

If, as, or when he chooses to post complete fertility rate statitics of Western and islamic countries, then we will have something to discuss.

Until then, his crowing about being the skunk in the rose garden is true ... just not in the way he meant it.

406 posted on 10/10/2006 1:33:12 PM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilisation is aborting, buggering, and contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: white trash redneck

Where do I begin?

Let's see...

1) "Sex makes you live longer, healthier, wealthier, smarter, wittier, burns fat, better speaker, reduces mortgage loans, makes your favorite sports team win, blah blah blah..."

Yes, that's all well and good. But what about love and procreation? Seems conveniently ommitted doesn't it?

2) In regards to demographics and dhimmitude, what's the point of having ten citizens who will be brainwashed into multiculti socialist stupidity? Minds are more important. I'd rather have one sharp mind than 10 warm bodies. Nineteen men killed 2996. Three countries took on the whole world and nearly won. A tribe with spears repelled the Italian army. One man decimated 96 soldiers, officers, and even a general. Numbers don't matter. Minds and ideas do. Ideas are contagious. Ideas can be instilled. Ideas cross cultures, race, and religion. Ideas, ideas, ideas. It's just the matter of implanting the right one. And that's what a "dumb Texan hick" and a mob of "babykillers" are doing in one of the most unstable and dangerous regions in the world today. That's what "dead white guys" did in a former British colony turned superpower.

3) Pushing an object the size of a watrmelon out off an opening the size of a lemon is going to hurt. I don't even have to be a woman to put two and two together an go YEOOOOOOOWWCHHHHHHH!!!! You ladies have my respect and admiration.

But what do I know. (TMI ahead)
















(TMI) It's not like I had any.











(TMI ends)

:)


407 posted on 10/10/2006 1:33:30 PM PDT by Killborn (Pres. Bush isn't Pres. Reagan. Then again, Pres. Regan isn't Pres. Washington. God bless them all.)
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To: wideawake



"There is no practical difference between using contraception and converting to Islam."

That statement made absolutely no sense.


408 posted on 10/10/2006 1:35:08 PM PDT by LauraleeBraswell (Try reading the article before you post)
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To: ArrogantBustard

Your homework assignment was not completed. I give you an F.


409 posted on 10/10/2006 1:35:54 PM PDT by steve-b (It's hard to be religious when certain people don't get struck by lightning.)
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To: ArrogantBustard
Re: If by civilization you mean the authoritarian ordering of the world,

"No ... I to the whole gamut of human interpersonal relationships ... government is only a small part of that."

In a democratic order, that whole gamit is the order. The only way it's not is when the condition of freedom is instituted by law as the order.

410 posted on 10/10/2006 1:36:24 PM PDT by spunkets
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To: brwnsuga; wideawake
Ofcourse he wanted us to be fruitful and multiply, but sex is a way of confirming in the natural, the SPIRITUAL union of a man and wife.

No one, not even wideawake, is denying that. The problem is not pleasure during sex, but it is contraception.

411 posted on 10/10/2006 1:36:49 PM PDT by Pyro7480 ("Give me an army saying the Rosary and I will conquer the world." - Pope Blessed Pius IX)
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To: Ichneumon

NO......she didn't even mention it as ONE of the reasons.....sheesh.


412 posted on 10/10/2006 1:36:53 PM PDT by goodnesswins (I think the real problem is islamo-bombia! (Rummyfan))
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To: steve-b
Once again, he who purports to do the research is responsible for doing it right.

In my professional life, reviewing papers for publication is a necessary evil ... were I presented with one that includes the sort of half-assed incomplete data as presented in #331, I would simply reject it. It's not my job to do it right, merely to pass judgement on whether it was done right. In the case of #331 and following, my judgment is in the negative, and will be until I see a complete data set from the researcher.

413 posted on 10/10/2006 1:39:02 PM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilisation is aborting, buggering, and contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: ArrogantBustard
Czarnicky posted his incomplete research on this thread.

BZZZZT! wrong I have posted my complete research on the thread you have asked me for more data and I told you where you can find it. To date it seems you are more adept at pulling info out of your ass that actual research. there is a whole Internet out there. Discover it. BTW Code Lyoko is on and I do not wish to miss it.

414 posted on 10/10/2006 1:40:52 PM PDT by CzarNicky (Gentlemen, Dethklok has summoned a troll.)
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To: CzarNicky
I have posted my complete research

No, you have not. You have posted a grossly incomplete data set, and pretended that it means something. It means nothing. It is incomplete. You continued refusal to post complete data is noted.

Good day, sir.

415 posted on 10/10/2006 1:43:20 PM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilisation is aborting, buggering, and contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: girlangler

Well, here I am at post 413, and frankly, it has not been very humorous. It is more like a war between the sexless and the oversexed, if you are to believe the people doing the posting.

Frankly, I would advise them to all go to bed and think about it. These online print shops can be addictive.


416 posted on 10/10/2006 1:44:39 PM PDT by billhilly
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To: ArrogantBustard
Oh, puh-leeze. You made an assertion; a batch of counter-examples were presented (even though a single counter-example suffices to dispose of a general assertion).

You remind me of a perpetual-motion-machine inventor complaining that the tests of his device are "incomplete" because another run (and another, and yet another) could still be conducted.

417 posted on 10/10/2006 1:44:43 PM PDT by steve-b (It's hard to be religious when certain people don't get struck by lightning.)
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To: ArrogantBustard
If you do not like the data post a refutation. I am not your errand boy.
418 posted on 10/10/2006 1:46:20 PM PDT by CzarNicky (Gentlemen, Dethklok has summoned a troll.)
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To: Pyro7480
The problem is not pleasure during sex, but it is contraception.

What is wrong with contraception? So I should not have had a vasectomy so I would not have any more children I could not afford. Since I can not have anymore children, I as a human should not be able to enjoy sex?

You would not happen to handle snakes at church would you?

419 posted on 10/10/2006 1:46:33 PM PDT by JackDanielsOldNo7 (On guard until the seal is broken)
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To: steve-b
Post the data for the various countries in the Arabian Peninsula, for the various countries in North Africa, for the various islamic countries along the east and west coasts of Africa, for Pakistan, for Indonesia ... similarly post the data for western Europe, UK, Canada, ...

Until you or your friend have done so, you have posted nothing of value.

Good Day to you, too, sir.

420 posted on 10/10/2006 1:48:56 PM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilisation is aborting, buggering, and contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: billhilly

Where is Beavis and Butthead.....hell if there is anyone who don't know what sex is for....there is little hope for the poor dumb ba$tards.....everyone should know it's what you do after you park your airplane and have a few "pops"..


421 posted on 10/10/2006 1:49:06 PM PDT by RVN Airplane Driver ("To be born into freedom is an accident; to die in freedom is an obligation..POW input)
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To: JackDanielsOldNo7
Since I can not have anymore children, I as a human should not be able to enjoy sex?

That's not what is being said at all. If your condition were a natural one, sex is fine.

You would not happen to handle snakes at church would you?

Not even close. A clue for you would be my tagline.

422 posted on 10/10/2006 1:50:23 PM PDT by Pyro7480 ("Give me an army saying the Rosary and I will conquer the world." - Pope Blessed Pius IX)
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To: durasell
Plus, it's a known fact that women make far too much of that being in labor is painful thing...

True.

I know from personal experience that it's no worse than say, separating your shoulder.

Nothing to whine about....

423 posted on 10/10/2006 1:51:37 PM PDT by fanfan ("We don't start fights my friends, but we finish them, and never leave until our work is done."PMSH)
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424 posted on 10/10/2006 1:53:28 PM PDT by RandallFlagg (Roll your own cigarettes! You'll save $$$ and smoke less!(Magnetic bumper stickers-click my name)
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To: Sparticus; Pyro7480; wideawake

From St. Paul in 1 Corinthians 7:

Do not deprive each other except by mutual consent and for a time, so that you may devote yourselves to prayer. Then come together again so that Satan will not tempt you because of your lack of self-control. I say this as a concession, not as a command. I wish that all men were as I am. But each man has his own gift from God; one has this gift, another has that.
Now to the unmarried and the widows I say: It is good for them to stay unmarried, as I am. But if they cannot control themselves, they should marry, for it is better to marry than to burn with passion.


Not . one . mention . of . procreation.



I'm not going to win God's battle with Islam by having more children than I can safely care for. It took one St. Patrick to evangelize an island, and he was a former slave to boot. Taking time out to pray will probably do more good than taking the time to raise five more children. My single friend is a computer whiz. He works long hours for the DoD on defense issues. I envy his ability to do so while I am home breaking up fights with my school-aged children and mopping up spills from the toddler. (Not that children aren't a tremendous blessing from the Lord!!)

"Be glad, O barren woman,
who bears no children;
break forth and cry aloud,
you who have no labor pains;
because more are the children of the desolate woman
than of her who has a husband."


425 posted on 10/10/2006 1:54:26 PM PDT by agrarianlady
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To: ArrogantBustard
Until you or your friend have done so, you have posted nothing of value.

you are the last person who should say, "...posted nothing of value"

Since you seem to be Internet challenged. I'll spoon feed you the link.

https://www.cia.gov/cia/publications/factbook/index.html

426 posted on 10/10/2006 1:54:54 PM PDT by CzarNicky (Gentlemen, Dethklok has summoned a troll.)
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To: CzarNicky

Your research is invalidated by the fact that you like that show.


;P


427 posted on 10/10/2006 1:55:27 PM PDT by Killborn (Pres. Bush isn't Pres. Reagan. Then again, Pres. Regan isn't Pres. Washington. God bless them all.)
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To: RVN Airplane Driver

"everyone should know it's what you do after you park your airplane and have a few "pops".."

I'll bet it happens a lot more frequently when someone else parks your airplane. Even a man with a world class comb over shows up with some dynamite women, and he has lots of airplanes.


428 posted on 10/10/2006 1:56:14 PM PDT by billhilly
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To: Pyro7480
That's not what is being said at all. If your condition were a natural one, sex is fine.

That is what is being said! Look at your second sentence. Only if it is a natural condition. I must be doomed to hell since I enjoy sex.

Flames of hell come and get me!!

429 posted on 10/10/2006 1:58:16 PM PDT by JackDanielsOldNo7 (On guard until the seal is broken)
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To: white trash redneck

ping for later read


430 posted on 10/10/2006 1:58:36 PM PDT by albee (The best thing you can do for the poor is.....not be one of them. - Eric Hoffer)
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To: JackDanielsOldNo7

No, it means that some mullah somewhere is begetting the children who will take the place in the world that your unbegotten children would have taken, had they existed.


431 posted on 10/10/2006 2:01:46 PM PDT by wideawake ("The nation which forgets its defenders will itself be forgotten." - Calvin Coolidge)
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To: Killborn
Your research is invalidated by the fact that you like that show.

;P

At least you can cite a reason. :o)

432 posted on 10/10/2006 2:02:07 PM PDT by CzarNicky (Gentlemen, Dethklok has summoned a troll.)
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To: steve-b
Just as soon as you look up the word "practical" - it's an adjective and works as a modifier.
433 posted on 10/10/2006 2:02:40 PM PDT by wideawake ("The nation which forgets its defenders will itself be forgotten." - Calvin Coolidge)
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To: JackDanielsOldNo7

As I said before, it isn't the enjoying of sex that is the problem. It is separating, in an artificial matter, the pleasurable aspect from the reproductive aspect, that is sinful.


434 posted on 10/10/2006 2:02:53 PM PDT by Pyro7480 ("Give me an army saying the Rosary and I will conquer the world." - Pope Blessed Pius IX)
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To: ArrogantBustard

Still awaiting your homework assignment: Iran for the twentieth century, one data point per decade.


435 posted on 10/10/2006 2:04:49 PM PDT by steve-b (It's hard to be religious when certain people don't get struck by lightning.)
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To: wideawake
No, it means that some mullah somewhere is begetting the children who will take the place in the world that your unbegotten children would have taken, had they existed.

You need to try the new fall line of straight jackets.


436 posted on 10/10/2006 2:05:14 PM PDT by JackDanielsOldNo7 (On guard until the seal is broken)
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To: Nihil Obstat
I've been poking around that CIA Factbook ... I'm starting to see why certain folks are afraid to post a complete data set ... here are some "Total fertility rates" (Avg children born/woman):

islamic countries:

Egypt 2.83
Indonesia 2.5
Pakistan 4
Saudi Arabia 4
Syria 3.4

Western Countries:

Canada 1.61
France 1.84
Germany 1.39
Italy 1.28
UK 1.6

I, unlike certain other folks, do not purport this to be in any way a complete list, nor do I claim it to be definitive. It is, however, suggestive. More complete research would cover the entire West, the entire islamic world, and address the actual population of each country. Nevertheless, what I post here shows clearly that the supposed research posted in #331 is complete garbage. Cherry-picked, incomplete data is worse than no data at all.

437 posted on 10/10/2006 2:05:29 PM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilisation is aborting, buggering, and contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: LauraleeBraswell
That statement made absolutely no sense.

The children born to people who have converted to Islam are lost to the West.

The children never born to non-Muslims are also lost to the West.

The practical consequence is the same: Islam takes over.

438 posted on 10/10/2006 2:05:39 PM PDT by wideawake ("The nation which forgets its defenders will itself be forgotten." - Calvin Coolidge)
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To: JackDanielsOldNo7
An insult is the least gracious way of admitting that you have nothing to contribute to the discussion.

But at least you've made the admission.

439 posted on 10/10/2006 2:06:36 PM PDT by wideawake ("The nation which forgets its defenders will itself be forgotten." - Calvin Coolidge)
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To: wideawake
to the West

Your collectivist error is neatly encapsulated in three words.

440 posted on 10/10/2006 2:06:41 PM PDT by steve-b (It's hard to be religious when certain people don't get struck by lightning.)
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To: steve-b

Still waiting for the Czar to admit he cherry-picked his data. Still wondering if you even know what that means.


441 posted on 10/10/2006 2:06:45 PM PDT by ArrogantBustard (Western Civilisation is aborting, buggering, and contracepting itself out of existence.)
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To: JackDanielsOldNo7

Ah, the old left-wing tactic. If you can't refute the argument, make the person crazy.


442 posted on 10/10/2006 2:06:55 PM PDT by Pyro7480 ("Give me an army saying the Rosary and I will conquer the world." - Pope Blessed Pius IX)
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To: Pyro7480
As I said before, it isn't the enjoying of sex that is the problem. It is separating, in an artificial matter, the pleasurable aspect from the reproductive aspect, that is sinful.

See Post #436 to wideawake. You might need to be fitted for one also.

443 posted on 10/10/2006 2:07:24 PM PDT by JackDanielsOldNo7 (On guard until the seal is broken)
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To: Pyro7480

I am not a left winger. Show me proof that man and wife can not enjoy sex and not reproduce at the same time. If I were to have kids I could not afford, you would be all over me as a loser who can not support his children.


444 posted on 10/10/2006 2:09:12 PM PDT by JackDanielsOldNo7 (On guard until the seal is broken)
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To: steve-b
Your collectivist error is neatly encapsulated in three words.

The West is not a "collective" in the socialist sense.

The West is a culture, not a five-year plan or a cooperative farm.

Is the USA a collectivist fiction as well - or is it a real nation?

445 posted on 10/10/2006 2:12:01 PM PDT by wideawake ("The nation which forgets its defenders will itself be forgotten." - Calvin Coolidge)
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To: CzarNicky

Not a fan of the show. One man's meat and all that. Just curious, why does it appeal to you?


446 posted on 10/10/2006 2:15:57 PM PDT by Killborn (Pres. Bush isn't Pres. Reagan. Then again, Pres. Regan isn't Pres. Washington. God bless them all.)
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To: ArrogantBustard
Still waiting for the Czar to admit he cherry-picked his data. Still wondering if you even know what that means.

Go back and read what I wrote. I highlighted a few countries and said most of the rest were within a certain range and that there were some outliers. In fact I used those certain countries because they are the ones I constantly hear about on Free Republic as "taking over Europe". Your reading comprehension is abysmal.

447 posted on 10/10/2006 2:19:51 PM PDT by CzarNicky (Gentlemen, Dethklok has summoned a troll.)
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To: JackDanielsOldNo7
Show me proof that man and wife can not enjoy sex and not reproduce at the same time. If I were to have kids I could not afford, you would be all over me as a loser who can not support his children.

That kind of overlap, as I said earlier, is less than you think.

448 posted on 10/10/2006 2:23:17 PM PDT by Pyro7480 ("Give me an army saying the Rosary and I will conquer the world." - Pope Blessed Pius IX)
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To: JackDanielsOldNo7
See Post #436 to wideawake. You might need to be fitted for one also.

LOL! You can't escape your M.O.

449 posted on 10/10/2006 2:23:44 PM PDT by Pyro7480 ("Give me an army saying the Rosary and I will conquer the world." - Pope Blessed Pius IX)
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To: Pyro7480
LOL! You can't escape your M.O.

I am assuming you mean Modus Operendi. I do not have an agenda. I asked you to show me where it is wrong for a man and wife to have sex without procreation.

Let me guess. Only missionary position is acceptable.

450 posted on 10/10/2006 2:26:37 PM PDT by JackDanielsOldNo7 (On guard until the seal is broken)
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