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    Lol my thread which I started as a piss-take is doing better than the homosexuality one.
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    someone posted statistics in it. means we can't shout "i'm right, you're wrong" at each other in quite the same way.
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    Thats absurd. I seriously doubt there are any differences between heterosexual and homosexual bodily functions... genetically..i believe there may be some mutation or irregularity in a homosexual's genetic code as opposed to a heterosexual. In spite of social factors and contrbiutions, instinctivley, a human should, in theory, be sexually active and attracted to the counterpart gender because they have the ability to pro-create offspring and cater to emotional demands/needs etc.. If a man becomes engrossed in a lifestyle whereby they have intercourse with other men then i strongly doubt that their attraction is as a concequence of a "bad" relationship with the father or deprival of masculine influence..surely there must be a genetic answer to attraction?. With media...men in africa who lack in iconic gay men and lesbians still practise a homosexual lifestyle.
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    I think there's acutually been 6 mass extinctions so far, but don't ask me to name them.
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    How original of you to start this topic. Heterosexuality is natural. Fundamentally, we need opposing genders to procreate and therefore prolong the existance of this Earth. Human reproduction required a biological male and female to indulge in sexual intercourse and potentially instigate the beggining of a new life. Men and men, or women and women are not designed in a manner that supports sexual reproduction amongst eachother. Would it therefore, be so prejudice to conclude that homosexuality may be a combination of genetic irregularity and enviromental factors but in esscence, is unatural?. Nature is the maintaince and occurences involved in keeping species alive and homosexuals cannot reproduce, by natural means anyway.
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    We dealt with the whole natural/unnatural thing a couple pages back and decided it wasn't a great argument.
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    (Original post by sherunsaway)
    I think there's acutually been 6 mass extinctions so far, but don't ask me to name them.
    you're right, five big ones and the famous dinosaur one at the end of the triassic. i won't bore you by naming them i'm not being a geek, i do geology
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    But how can you be sure heterosexuality is instinct, or is the result of being around parents and others in adult society?
    There, an interesting point to discuss.
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    (Original post by sherunsaway)
    But how can you be sure heterosexuality is instinct, or is the result of being around parents and others in adult society?
    There, an interesting point to discuss.
    homosexuality has existed, behin closed doors, for a long while. it was around in the victorian times... it wasn't talked about, it wasnt advertised.... if sexuality was the result of your surroundings, surely no one could be gay just by chance?

    (and i know you say heterosexuality, but you would think that one works as the other does...)
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    Other ways might be much more subtle, about relationships with each parent etc.
    I agree with your post, its a very interesting theory; and one that puts it soundly to nature.

    Still, like the one above; Im still not convinced this can provide a basis for homosexuality... IMO its pretty much completely nature in most cases.
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    if i'm blatantly honest on the subject, i'd have to say that i believe the genetics to be a sort of stepping stone: like cancer, they can provide a predisposition for homosexuality, but not a definitive yes or no: events can then shape that into reality, or not.

    this, however, does seem to conflict with my belief that everyone, up to a point, is bisexual. for some people, it could be a once in a lifetime brief attraction to someone in the same sex, for others it could be the same for the opposite sex... with every avaliable niche inbetween the two being occupied my one person or another...

    maybe it's possible that the predisposition allows for stronger feelings towards the same sex, or the predisposition occurs in varying severities, allowing nurture to shape the individuals sexuality more or less, or that all those with the predisposition are more or less homosexual due to nurture...

    have i come across ok there? (sorry: it's a belief i find a bit hard to try and articulate... and that I haven't totally worked out myself... lol)

    any comments?
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    How can anal sex be any less 'natural' than pregnancy. it involves putting natural bits and bobs in natural bits and bobs.
    Because in one an egg and a sperm magically make a whole new being, where as one needs lubricant and is still painful, how much so, depending on how well endowed one of the fornicators is! Aheeee

    By the way, did I get my link to the brain similarities between transgendered people and people of the opposite sex etc?
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    oh god *weeps* let it go people
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    Women?

    Most anti-gay campaigners are probably quite happy watching lesbian porn.
    It's just better for their arguments to forget about them.
    You shouldn;t brand people who have displayed no animosity to gay people as 'anti-gay campaigners.' I believe the reasons for lesbianism are pretty much the same as for male homosexuality, but i haven't looked into it in depth so I can't comment.
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    can i just ask...is homosexuality is so "bad and unnatural" (not quoting anyone in particular), why do men love watching girl-on-girl action???
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    (Original post by LucidExtra)
    Is it socially constructed or herditary? discuss.
    Look at the top of this page, you should notice a "search" icon.

    Type "homosexuality" into search, and you will find out what people think.

    Here's a thread asking the exact same question only one week ago:
    http://www.thestudentroom.co.uk/t114958.html

    NO MORE GAY THREADS. If you are so obsessed, then bump one of the many other threads!
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    (Original post by Lozza)
    can i just ask...is homosexuality is so "bad and unnatural" (not quoting anyone in particular), why do men love watching girl-on-girl action???
    This is not a debate of morality though....

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    (Original post by Lozza)
    there have been two mass extinctions on this planet which pretty much wiped out life, yet it has come back. plus intelligence has evolved in different ways (dolphins are nothing like humans but similar intelligence for example). life always wants to exist, hence i don't believe in a creator but evolution.
    well dolphins are a little like humans. they and whales both have finger like bones in their fins as i recall.
    after all they are mammals that returned to the sea...
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    (Original post by lessthanthree)
    search function, plz.
    No it's great fun, it's like the forum has amnesia and you get to feed it the same arguments over and over again :p:

    Did you delete the heterosexuality one :confused:
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    I think that it is a combination of both. As they maybe more biological susceptible to becoming gay and that the environment just brings this out.
 
 
 
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