From: jeff nordahl <email@example.com> To: firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com> Date: Sunday, December 12, 1999 9:56 PM
Subject: Re: gay dogs(chimps)
>He watched while the weakest monkets of the group mated with his
>>favorite females and sat on top of his rock. He went nuts - making that
>>insane screaming monkey sound, running in circles. The other monkeys were
>>course unaware that he was watching. The experimenters took before and
>>blood tests of the top monkey, and various hormonal levels dropped
>>significantly after the experiement. I wish I knew what happened after he
>>was re-introduced back into the group.
>Sounds like a bunch of vindictive scientists who never got laid in high
>school or college. I think this experiment was a sub-conscious sadistic
>outlet for their pent up sexual frustration. Secretly they fantasized
>doing all of the serority girls while the football team had to watch
>helplessly. They could get-off vicariously through the monkey orgy. I can
>think of no practical use for this monkey experiment. Sadists hiding
>science. I wonder who gave them the grant?
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The scientific point of the experiment was in regards to the social
structure of the group, and how loss of power effected hormonal levels. In
my post I mentioned this but I was placing more emphasis on the amusing
What's the big deal.. the lesser monkeys got to have a good time for a while, the boss monkey learned a lesson about not pushing the other monkeys around, and the scientists learned all about the relationship between hormones and social structure.