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by MedMae
April 26th, 2008, 10:48 pm
Forum: Humanist Ethics & Morality
Topic: Humanists and monogamy
Replies: 32
Views: 5455

Re: Humanists and monogamy

Please excuse my intruding on this conversation but I just wanted to add my view. You are welcome to join in. How come the unit of selection, the gene, is within individuals if evolution does not apply to individuals? I am not sure but I thought it applied to both individuals and populations. Evolu...
by MedMae
April 26th, 2008, 7:45 pm
Forum: Club Soda
Topic: The three-word-post game
Replies: 1332
Views: 76738

Re: The three-word-post game

Dyslexia + coursework = Frustration.
by MedMae
April 26th, 2008, 5:44 pm
Forum: Humanist Ethics & Morality
Topic: Humanists and monogamy
Replies: 32
Views: 5455

Re: Humanists and monogamy

As usual, I would start from an evolutionary perspective. In order for offspring to survive, pair-bonding between adults is necessary. Primates too which we are evolutionarily related very rarely pair bond. Their bonding is to the tribe above and beyond all else, thus offspring are raised by the tr...
by MedMae
April 26th, 2008, 4:05 pm
Forum: Club Soda
Topic: The three-word-post game
Replies: 1332
Views: 76738

Re: The three-word-post game

No. Not easy.
by MedMae
April 25th, 2008, 5:53 pm
Forum: Club Soda
Topic: The three-word-post game
Replies: 1332
Views: 76738

Re: The three-word-post game

Anglia Ruskin Univercity
by MedMae
April 25th, 2008, 8:55 am
Forum: Club Soda
Topic: Word Association game
Replies: 19227
Views: 863666

Re: Word Association game

High
by MedMae
April 25th, 2008, 8:50 am
Forum: Club Soda
Topic: The three-word-post game
Replies: 1332
Views: 76738

Re: The three-word-post game

A "Mature" student
by MedMae
April 24th, 2008, 7:28 pm
Forum: Club Soda
Topic: The three-word-post game
Replies: 1332
Views: 76738

Re: The three-word-post game

Polymerase chain reaction.
by MedMae
April 23rd, 2008, 11:53 am
Forum: Club Soda
Topic: Word Association game
Replies: 19227
Views: 863666

Re: Word Association game

Microshaft
by MedMae
April 23rd, 2008, 10:25 am
Forum: Club Soda
Topic: The three-word-post game
Replies: 1332
Views: 76738

Re: The three-word-post game

Essays are inhumane.
by MedMae
April 23rd, 2008, 10:03 am
Forum: Club Soda
Topic: The three-word-post game
Replies: 1332
Views: 76738

Re: The three-word-post game

You missed me.
by MedMae
April 23rd, 2008, 9:39 am
Forum: Club Soda
Topic: The three-word-post game
Replies: 1332
Views: 76738

Re: The three-word-post game

Somebody shoot me!
by MedMae
April 23rd, 2008, 9:29 am
Forum: Club Soda
Topic: The three-word-post game
Replies: 1332
Views: 76738

Re: The three-word-post game

Not finished yet.
by MedMae
April 23rd, 2008, 9:05 am
Forum: Club Soda
Topic: The three-word-post game
Replies: 1332
Views: 76738

Re: The three-word-post game

Another bloody essay.
by MedMae
April 22nd, 2008, 2:22 pm
Forum: Club Soda
Topic: Word Association game
Replies: 19227
Views: 863666

Re: Word Association game

Rissotto
by MedMae
April 21st, 2008, 2:31 pm
Forum: Humanist Ethics & Morality
Topic: Humanists and monogamy
Replies: 32
Views: 5455

Re: Humanists and monogamy

To find out about polygamy as it is currently practiced try googling for polyamory. A small selection of what you would find are : http://www.bbc.co.uk/dna/h2g2/A565535 - A reasonable definition of polyamory. http://www.polyday.org.uk/ - UK ployamory event. http://polyweekly.libsyn.com/ - A great se...
by MedMae
April 20th, 2008, 9:56 pm
Forum: Club Soda
Topic: The three-word-post game
Replies: 1332
Views: 76738

Re: The three-word-post game

Off to bed.
by MedMae
April 20th, 2008, 1:11 pm
Forum: Humanist Ethics & Morality
Topic: Humanists and monogamy
Replies: 32
Views: 5455

Re: Humanists and monogamy

I wonder how much demand there would be for such an arrangement outside of religion i.e. how many polygamous relationships would be voluntarily and enthusiastically entered into because of genuine love between the partners. In the UK and america they already exist (Except the actual legal marriage ...
by MedMae
April 19th, 2008, 9:05 am
Forum: Humanist Ethics & Morality
Topic: Humanists and monogamy
Replies: 32
Views: 5455

Re: Humanists and monogamy

Personally I would ask why should polygamy be illegal? What is wrong with being married/in a relationship to more that one person? Per my above link, it's important to consider the reasons why someone wants to engage in polygamy. Not all are victimless. The same argument can be used against monogam...
by MedMae
April 18th, 2008, 8:42 pm
Forum: Humanist Ethics & Morality
Topic: Humanists and monogamy
Replies: 32
Views: 5455

Re: Humanists and monogamy

Personally I would ask why should polygamy be illegal? What is wrong with being married/in a relationship to more that one person?