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    firstly is this true? secondly, if so, then non-virgin is synonymous with incestuous, so perhaps virgin will become a compliment
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    Depends what you mean by related

    But its not true that everyone shares a 7th generation parent (great-great-great-...-great grandparent); consider African and Amazonian tribes

    It probably is true of many ethnically Europeans, however - though I'd have thought it would be something like 20-40 generations

    Also, a large proportion of East Asians are descended from Ghengis Khan - around 30 generations ago
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    1: virgin is neither a compliment nor an insult and the people who use it as either aren't worth the time

    2: it's possible that through multiple upon multiple generations you can connect people but the reason that incest is wrong is that it creates a lack of diversity in the gene pool leading to birth defects, this would not occur with the diversity of genes from 7 generation later
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    (Original post by nohomo)
    firstly is this true? secondly, if so, then non-virgin is synonymous with incestuous, so perhaps virgin will become a compliment
    Mate, based on your posts its likely everyone in your family is related if you go back one generation.

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    (Original post by nohomo)
    firstly is this true? secondly, if so, then non-virgin is synonymous with incestuous, so perhaps virgin will become a compliment
    Not 7, no.

    Everone is related if you go back 100,000 years (maybe 1500 generations)
 
 
 
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