Re: Miss Pop Ulation (was: population, homosexuality)

Harvey Newstrom (
Wed, 1 Dec 1999 22:14:08 -0500

Robert J. Bradbury <> wrote on Wednesday, December 01, 1999 2:45 pm,

> I would maintain, that engaging in sexual activities for non-procreation
> purposes is *unnatural* (i.e. it is not in the direct interest of your
> genes), unless you are getting paid for it in some way (this may
> include social contacts, indirect economic benefits, general well being
> from the "rewards" of physical pleasure, etc.)

Any biologist will tell you that homosexuality is found in all species of mammal higher than a cat. Maybe all these species are acting "unnaturally" according to your definition, but I would suggest you find a different term.

Harvey Newstrom <mailto://>
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