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bluedawg12 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Nov-23-08 12:35 PM
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32. If they discover you're gay because your mom ate an olive
then, would giving away olives be considered part of the "gay agenda" the rw fears so much? :rofl:
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  -Study:Homosexuality associated genes: surprising advantages for homosexuals' family ? bluedawg12  Nov-23-08 12:32 AM   #0 
  - It's so simple. Gay people have The Gay Agenda working for them  Cronus Protagonist   Nov-23-08 12:44 AM   #1 
  - Yeah, typical males are psychopathic....  whoneedstickets   Nov-23-08 01:16 AM   #2 
  - Yeah, that seems harsh, doesn't it?  bluedawg12   Nov-23-08 01:27 AM   #3 
  - That's not what it said.  donco6   Nov-23-08 11:11 AM   #12 
  - The real flaw in the argument  Dinkeldog   Nov-23-08 08:59 AM   #4 
  - Excellent point about gene activation.  bluedawg12   Nov-23-08 09:41 AM   #5 
  - Also, the line between genetic and environment is sometimes blurry.  mondo joe   Nov-23-08 09:56 AM   #6 
  - According to this article - a good adaptation that favors  bluedawg12   Nov-23-08 10:44 AM   #7 
     - I think there pretty much has to be a positive adaptation. Or we wouldn't be here.  mondo joe   Nov-23-08 10:45 AM   #8 
     - Exactly! I thought the asnwer would be either  bluedawg12   Nov-23-08 10:53 AM   #10 
     - There's also kin selection.  mondo joe   Nov-23-08 10:57 AM   #11 
        - Co-operative efforts rather than competition?  bluedawg12   Nov-23-08 11:18 AM   #17 
        - Kin selection is still a competetive edge. It just benefits kin.  mondo joe   Nov-23-08 11:27 AM   #20 
           - Co-operation with-in the group gives competative edge  bluedawg12   Nov-23-08 11:37 AM   #24 
           - Not just any group, but the genetically related group.  mondo joe   Nov-23-08 11:40 AM   #25 
              - Great discussion! Here's a bit on: The co-operative gene theory:  bluedawg12   Nov-23-08 12:34 PM   #31 
           - I always wondered whether the "gay uncle" gene was related to "grandmother longevity gene" scenario  HamdenRice   Nov-23-08 11:41 AM   #26 
              - Good call. Many species practice genetic success through non-reproductive means.  mondo joe   Nov-23-08 11:47 AM   #27 
              - Well said! I wonder too if there is some correlation with the change from female based religions  bluedawg12   Nov-23-08 12:00 PM   #30 
        - I believe you are right  Zodiak Ironfist   Nov-23-08 11:59 AM   #29 
           - Just to make sure I udnerstand it. Kin selection- defintion.  bluedawg12   Nov-23-08 01:22 PM   #35 
              - Yup, that is a pretty good explanation  Zodiak Ironfist   Nov-23-08 03:28 PM   #39 
                 - Eusocial, lesbian Bonobos and some gay examples from nature.  bluedawg12   Nov-23-08 05:10 PM   #40 
     - Mother Nature put us here and keeps us around for a reason.  Jamastiene   Nov-23-08 01:03 PM   #33 
        - Yupper. We are too prevalent and enduring to be a mistake  bluedawg12   Nov-23-08 01:13 PM   #34 
     - Shattering the Sacred Myths  bluedawg12   Nov-23-08 10:50 AM   #9 
  - Some studies are saying my cancer (lymphoma) has a genetic component.  donco6   Nov-23-08 11:12 AM   #13 
     - Matt Ridley writes about how fuzzy the line of nature/environment is, and does so  mondo joe   Nov-23-08 11:17 AM   #16 
  - So, in other words, gays are a solution, not a problem.  donco6   Nov-23-08 11:14 AM   #14 
  - Decent article, but I see a lot of claptrap assumptions in it  Harvey Korman   Nov-23-08 11:15 AM   #15 
  - Yeah, the "demasculinization" part was a bit too much.  donco6   Nov-23-08 11:20 AM   #18 
     - That's what I was thinking.  Harvey Korman   Nov-23-08 11:20 AM   #19 
        - The way I read it was : kinder, gentler, more nurturing  bluedawg12   Nov-23-08 11:32 AM   #22 
  - But see that proves homosexuality is evil because ...  Meeker Morgan   Nov-23-08 11:32 AM   #21 
  - It proves an intelligent "gay" designer! LOL!!!  bluedawg12   Nov-23-08 11:34 AM   #23 
  - If they discover that I'm gay because Mom ate an olive on some specific  BR_Parkway   Nov-23-08 11:57 AM   #28 
  - If they discover you're gay because your mom ate an olive  bluedawg12   Nov-23-08 12:35 PM   #32 
     - Don't know, but just in case, I'm gonna take a bottle down to the cute  BR_Parkway   Nov-23-08 03:21 PM   #38 
  - This is the most interesting thread I have read here in ages.  blue neen   Nov-23-08 01:56 PM   #36 
  - Yupper- I am learning a ton here! The rw hates science, read why>  bluedawg12   Nov-23-08 02:08 PM   #37 
  - The first sentence expresses neatly  Ellen Forradalom   Nov-23-08 05:23 PM   #41 
 

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