Charlie Stross <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote on Thursday, December 02, 1999
> I'm inclined to think that much sexual behavior in humans is entirely
> orthogonal to reproductive issues and has little, if anything, to do
> with reproductive fitness. But then, that goes for a lot of behavior;
> alcoholism or drug use, for example. (Which, incidentally, are not
> to humans.)
Very good point. I personally believe that most of the sex drive is geared toward the pursuit of pleasure, not the pursuit of reproduction. Enjoyment of sex is not enhanced when conception occurs.
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