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June 09, 2005

Blame It On The Old DNA

by Zelda of The Urban Grind

Nowadays it seems like scientists are attempting to explain away all kinds of shortcomings and bad behavior by blaming it on genes.

Recently, scientists in London have discovered a genetic basis for the female orgasm. Meanwhile, on our side of the pond, scientists at Emory University doing research on voles (mouselike rodents with dark coats and fat tails) have determined that the animal's propensity to sow his oats (so to speak) can be determined by a highly variable section of DNA involved in controlling a gene. The researchers say they have found that same mechanism in human DNA.

And when the topic of genes and human DNA comes up, it seems to me that it's always to prove that evolution is the main guiding factor. So the fact that some women climax with greater ease than others is simply a way to "assess whether a man would make a good long-term partner." What about taking the time to get to know a man??? To these scientists, it's always about men impregnating as many women as possible, and women finding a good "provider."

I don't know about you folks, but there's no way I'm marrying some man just because he's older and has money. And don't even get me started on this "men are more visual creatures that women nonesense."

What say you all?


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