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InaneAnanity Donating Member (910 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Jan-05-06 11:14 PM
Response to Reply #82
100. How can you be offended by science???
We are all animals in the end. I don't see how this can surprise anyone who has studied evolution.

Of course we aren't beholden to our sexual urges, but that doesn't mean those urges don't exist.
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  -Studies: Women Genetically Programmed to Cheat FVZA_Colonel  Jan-04-06 11:11 PM   #0 
  - Ouch! That's got to hurt a fellows ego  Lone_Star_Dem   Jan-04-06 11:16 PM   #1 
  - I Guess That Explains Why Cheating Is The Last Thing I'd Do  REP   Jan-04-06 11:24 PM   #8 
  - Fucking Patriarchal Assholes  Whoa_Nelly   Jan-04-06 11:16 PM   #2 
  - Than they don't know this female  FreedomAngel82   Jan-04-06 11:18 PM   #3 
  - Exactly!  StoryTeller   Jan-04-06 11:25 PM   #9 
  - Hey, men are too  InaneAnanity   Jan-05-06 11:01 PM   #91 
  - Whew, we're tetchy.  patcox2   Jan-05-06 09:00 AM   #43 
  - Tetchy?  Whoa_Nelly   Jan-05-06 12:13 PM   #55 
  - There are dozens of studies about male predisposition to cheat.  patcox2   Jan-05-06 04:11 PM   #65 
     - Being a woman in this culture  Whoa_Nelly   Jan-05-06 04:35 PM   #68 
        - You guys have the advantage now  InaneAnanity   Jan-05-06 11:02 PM   #92 
  - I personally do not believe in biological determinism  alarimer   Jan-05-06 06:45 PM   #76 
  - Usually Patriarchal Societies Are More Monogamous Then Matriarchal  cryingshame   Jan-05-06 09:03 AM   #45 
  - Both researchers interviewed, including one co-author, are women  slackmaster   Jan-05-06 04:53 PM   #70 
  - How do the stats compare to the clear genetic promiscuity of MEN?  Nikki Stone 1   Jan-04-06 11:19 PM   #4 
  - The thing about this study though...  w13rd0   Jan-05-06 12:16 AM   #29 
     - Yes the tying of behavior to a biological cycle is interesting  HereSince1628   Jan-05-06 08:43 AM   #39 
        - This study has been done before  InaneAnanity   Jan-05-06 11:05 PM   #94 
  - ROTFLMAO!!!!!  Just Me   Jan-04-06 11:20 PM   #5 
  - Just women?  Cleita   Jan-04-06 11:21 PM   #6 
  - YUP!!! LOTS MORE AT STAKE WITH OUR, OUR, OUR BODIES.  Just Me   Jan-04-06 11:30 PM   #16 
  - Men should take full and complete responsibility?  mongo   Jan-05-06 11:18 AM   #54 
  - Humans are genetically programmed to propegate the species with multiple  radwriter0555   Jan-05-06 12:22 AM   #33 
     - Humans aren't machines  cryingshame   Jan-05-06 09:01 AM   #44 
     - Is that right? Then explain why most of the men in the civlized world are  radwriter0555   Jan-05-06 09:07 AM   #48 
     - Because They Simply Haven't Bothered To Train Themselves NOT  cryingshame   Jan-05-06 12:35 PM   #57 
     - LOL, yeah, that's it, men just haven't trained themselves properly  NickB79   Jan-05-06 02:04 PM   #61 
     - Wow  mongo   Jan-05-06 02:11 PM   #62 
     - Sex is bad? I haven't got a moralistic bone in my body. I make the  cryingshame   Jan-05-06 09:26 PM   #87 
        - Your case is just more morals wrapped up in psuedo-science  mongo   Jan-05-06 09:57 PM   #88 
     - Here is why humans developed higher brain functions.  Silverhair   Jan-05-06 11:02 PM   #93 
     - Yes  Ramognino   Jan-05-06 07:06 PM   #78 
     - Cave Humans didn't have higher brain functions? LOL !!!  Silverhair   Jan-05-06 10:56 PM   #90 
     - Must be something wrong with my genetic makeup  lukasahero   Jan-05-06 09:06 AM   #46 
        - I think possibly that your type is more evolved.. but I am only guessing.  radwriter0555   Jan-05-06 10:54 AM   #52 
        - Evolution doesn't work that way.  Silverhair   Jan-05-06 11:10 PM   #97 
           - Evolution has a way of ridding the life form of that which it does not  radwriter0555   Jan-06-06 12:44 AM   #107 
              - It is still mindless and amoral. NT  Silverhair   Jan-06-06 05:42 AM   #111 
                 - It's not possible to attribute subjective judgements to biological  radwriter0555   Jan-06-06 04:58 PM   #112 
                    - Huh ???  Silverhair   Jan-07-06 04:25 PM   #115 
        - Evolution considers you already dead - almost.  Silverhair   Jan-05-06 11:08 PM   #95 
  - Mother Nature always looking for diversity..gotta continue the line with  SoCalDem   Jan-04-06 11:23 PM   #7 
  - What a bunch of crap.  pbartch   Jan-04-06 11:27 PM   #10 
  - I may be in the minority here...  MsKandice01   Jan-04-06 11:27 PM   #11 
  - Perhaps so, perhaps not.  FVZA_Colonel   Jan-04-06 11:29 PM   #14 
  - "Sociology" was concieved by humans.. Biology just IS what it is.  SoCalDem   Jan-04-06 11:34 PM   #20 
     - "And no one says a woman has to act on the urges"  FVZA_Colonel   Jan-04-06 11:37 PM   #22 
     - Glad to see someone gets it...  SidDithers   Jan-05-06 08:10 PM   #85 
  - Makes sense to me also. From an evolutionery standpoint, it is good plan  havocmom   Jan-04-06 11:38 PM   #24 
  - Well, it sure wouldn't work (survive) if there wasn't a balance ...  TahitiNut   Jan-05-06 12:26 AM   #34 
     - 'scuse me? Where did I put anything about 'all the men'?  havocmom   Jan-05-06 01:35 AM   #36 
        - In no way did I intend to imply I was quoting you or characterizing your.  TahitiNut   Jan-05-06 08:06 AM   #38 
           - Thanks for clarity. Just didn't get that impression from initial reply  havocmom   Jan-05-06 10:13 AM   #49 
              - The regard is certainly mutual, havocmom.  TahitiNut   Jan-05-06 10:46 AM   #51 
                 - Sitting on the floor, lost in good. productive conversation sounds good.  havocmom   Jan-05-06 10:54 AM   #53 
  - I don't find it all that far-fetched either.  Raksha   Jan-05-06 08:20 PM   #86 
  - Not new. Other studies had already shown the same thing. NT  Silverhair   Jan-05-06 11:11 PM   #98 
  - "A 2004 ABC News poll found that men were almost twice as likely to cheat  FVZA_Colonel   Jan-04-06 11:28 PM   #12 
  - Men tend to brag  RagingInMiami   Jan-04-06 11:29 PM   #15 
  - women are less likely to admit to cheating  pitohui   Jan-05-06 04:46 PM   #69 
  - Study was obviously comissioned by the 'Popcorn Smiley' industry....  dicksteele   Jan-04-06 11:28 PM   #13 
  - ROFLMAO!!!  tnlefty   Jan-04-06 11:33 PM   #18 
  - lol  arewenotdemo   Jan-05-06 05:50 PM   #73 
  - Maybe this topic should be in the Lounge as well  Nikki Stone 1   Jan-04-06 11:31 PM   #17 
  - It didnt say they cheated, it said they had fantasies.  A-Schwarzenegger   Jan-04-06 11:33 PM   #19 
  - Nothing wrong with fantasies n/t  JulieRB   Jan-05-06 12:02 AM   #26 
     - And we women fantasize all the time right?  cat_girl25   Jan-05-06 12:21 AM   #32 
        - Dead pizza boxes, socks in the desk drawer,  JulieRB   Jan-05-06 12:47 AM   #35 
  - first of all, WHO commissioned the studies? and the second one used  niyad   Jan-04-06 11:35 PM   #21 
  - If this were true,  William Bloode   Jan-04-06 11:37 PM   #23 
  - Because men DO cheat the most often  InaneAnanity   Jan-05-06 11:09 PM   #96 
  - Okay, here's my nonscientific study  JulieRB   Jan-05-06 12:01 AM   #25 
  - Just trying to keep this marriage together!  InkAddict   Jan-05-06 12:08 AM   #27 
  - Again!  InkAddict   Jan-05-06 12:09 AM   #28 
  - What?  cat_girl25   Jan-05-06 12:17 AM   #30 
  - Not this woman  SW FL Dem   Jan-05-06 12:20 AM   #31 
  - wow! repukes are genetically programmed to lie, cheat, steal  leftofthedial   Jan-05-06 01:38 AM   #37 
  - Hence swinging.  benburch   Jan-05-06 08:52 AM   #40 
  - There's a genetic-reproductive explanation for swinging.  patcox2   Jan-05-06 09:07 AM   #47 
  - I can confirm that what you read is true. nt  benburch   Jan-05-06 11:28 PM   #103 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Jan-05-06 07:25 PM   #80 
  - Timing important when planning that threesome....  LeftHander   Jan-05-06 08:53 AM   #41 
  - This should keep you guys busy for awhile  Loonman   Jan-05-06 08:55 AM   #42 
  - Like "time is nature's way of keeping everything for happening at once"  splat@14   Jan-05-06 12:18 PM   #56 
  - attraction does not equal cheating  Scout   Jan-05-06 10:45 AM   #50 
  - The study has been done before though  InaneAnanity   Jan-05-06 11:12 PM   #99 
  - Oh! Women get more horny around their periods, geeze no shit.  Cults4Bush   Jan-05-06 01:31 PM   #58 
  - Well said.  mongo   Jan-05-06 01:56 PM   #60 
  - Saw a study that women are attracted to more masculine men during ovulation  newportdadde   Jan-05-06 01:46 PM   #59 
  - Intresting.  Odin2005   Jan-05-06 02:16 PM   #63 
  - Cheat on tests or cheat on partners... LOL!!!  lovuian   Jan-05-06 02:19 PM   #64 
  - Has been proven with Hedgerow sparrows  fishnfla   Jan-05-06 04:16 PM   #66 
  - Can be DISproven by swans. ....n/t  PassingFair   Jan-05-06 07:28 PM   #81 
  - But that phase is when women are at their horniest.  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Jan-05-06 04:18 PM   #67 
  - yeah, duh  fishwax   Jan-05-06 11:16 PM   #101 
  - Sperm competition and selection. Do it for the children.  aikoaiko   Jan-05-06 05:00 PM   #71 
  - 38 and 43 subjects of study?  Book Lover   Jan-05-06 05:05 PM   #72 
  - Yes, because 38 women most certainly represent every woman in the world.  mutley_r_us   Jan-05-06 06:31 PM   #74 
  - esp. 38 unmarried, college students.... n/t  bloom   Jan-05-06 06:37 PM   #75 
     - Agh  Ramognino   Jan-05-06 06:56 PM   #77 
  - Ugh.  ismnotwasm   Jan-05-06 07:23 PM   #79 
  - I don't get offended by much  Batgirl   Jan-05-06 07:31 PM   #82 
     - How can you be offended by science???  InaneAnanity   Jan-05-06 11:14 PM   #100 
  - 38 coeds and 43 fertile women.  LWolf   Jan-05-06 08:03 PM   #83 
  - ANOTHER DISTRACTION TOPIC  wadestock   Jan-05-06 08:09 PM   #84 
  - yet gawd forbid they should take the friggin washer apart  hopeisaplace   Jan-05-06 11:21 PM   #102 
  - Biological insurance politcy.  Silverhair   Jan-05-06 10:44 PM   #89 
  - Another bunch of crap study.  peacebaby3   Jan-05-06 11:28 PM   #104 
  - This is amazing  InaneAnanity   Jan-05-06 11:44 PM   #105 
     - I don't cheat nor have I ever so this doesn't tell me anything about  peacebaby3   Jan-06-06 12:09 AM   #106 
     - this study doesn't say what you seem to think it does  Djinn   Jan-06-06 02:26 AM   #109 
        - I do understand that, but this study is very sloppy and when I see this  peacebaby3   Jan-06-06 09:54 PM   #113 
     - "Even Democrats abhor science..."  Odin2005   Jan-07-06 05:38 PM   #116 
  - Wouldn't they have to cheat with men?  daleo   Jan-06-06 02:03 AM   #108 
  - you know, I smell bullshite  newspeak   Jan-06-06 02:45 AM   #110 
     - Insulting, isn't it? Maybe you guys shouldn't be so nervous about the  peacebaby3   Jan-06-06 09:58 PM   #114 
 

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