Homosexuality is genetic?

Discussion in 'Politics, Religion, Social Issues' started by Prof., Oct 16, 2007.

  1. Prof. macrumors 601

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    Read this article: http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/21309724/

    Some people believe that homosexuality is an immoral choice. I believe that it IS genetic. I also believe in science more so than I do religion. Why? you ask. Science is proven, religion is not.

    Read the article and tell us your thoughts and concerns about the article. But... May I ask that you keep an open mind; put aside your beliefs and your religion for five minutes and tell us what you think.

    When you're done reading the article, read the quote in my signature.

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  2. bartelby macrumors Core

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    This thread is going to get ugly.:)

    For the record I don't believe sexuality is a choice.
     
  3. Prof. thread starter macrumors 601

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    So you believe sexuality is genetic?

    I am prepared for "ugly". Thank You :)


    Prof. :D
     
  4. wyatt23 macrumors 6502a

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    errrr. i'm gonna stay on the sidelines for this. tho, i offer one peice of advice for everyone....


    "Think twice... Post Once."
     
  5. bartelby macrumors Core

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    It's possible. I'm not decided if you know what I mean. I just know that I didn't decide to be hetro, I just am.
     
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    So if it is genetic I assume I come from a loooong line of "closet queens"? Hmm.

    Really? :rolleyes:
     
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    We need to learn to love each other for who we ARE as a HUMAN BEING. We are ALL ONE.

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  8. xUKHCx Administrator emeritus

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    There may be a gene who knows, (they hope they will) however it is surely more than this. I think it is a combination of factors, nurture + nature.
     
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    That was an odd response… ;)
     
  10. Prof. thread starter macrumors 601

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    We can't hate each other because of what ones sexual orientation might be. ;)

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    Where did I say hate? I think you misunderstood my point:

    I am gay. Thus, if it is "genetic" by your theory, I must have a long line of closetted gay ancestors…

    Where did I mention hate? Sheesh! :rolleyes:
     
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    That message wasn't aimed at you but at everyone who reads this thread.

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    If it is genetic then it is sort of self eradicating isn't it.
     
  14. bartelby macrumors Core

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    Genetics is a lot more involved than just being the sum of your parents genes.
    Throw backs and mutations are just 2 factors.
     
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    My point exactly. :D

    I come from a pretty large family… my parents both have 5 siblings… they in turn each have on averegare about 3 kids each… of those (my cousins) all are married or in straight relationships. Wth again about 3 children per couple… Me? I am the only gay in the vill... errm family…
    Genetic? I don't think so. Choice? definitely not a conscious one…
     
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    You English fellows are more mature about this issue.;) Too bad us ignorant Americans aren't.

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  17. Queso Suspended

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    I couldn't care less what causes it. It's just evil.

    You know that's true because the Pope says so. Also because truly righteous countries like Iran have no sodomites.

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    I know this but ultimately when it is presented it generally means the end of the line. Why i said 'sort of'.
     
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    ouch. calling all americans ignorant is like calling all macrumors members fanboys. :D

    seriously, ouch, dude.
     
  20. Prof. thread starter macrumors 601

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    What if in the end, Religion ends up being wrong?

    Prof. :apple:

    Do you live in the US? I live in a highly religious city were everyone is "a little" ignorant. Okay, A LOT!

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  21. Queso Suspended

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    Wouldn't happen. Religion is completely and totally the bedrock of human existence and God Almighty loves us all.

    Except homosexuals of course. They're just evil.

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    I have never read the Bible. But I do know this... The Bible says to love ALL beings.

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  23. wyatt23 macrumors 6502a

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    ha i live in new york. so we have some gays. and jews!

    i understand your feelings, though. we should all take a lesson from canada. (damn their great country and it's cold weather!)
     
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    If it turns out there is a homosexual gene what do they homosexuals on here think about it?

    I mean will it help define who you are?
    Do you feel like this is an, for want of a better word, an excuse for being gay, in the eyes of the general public?

    (please try and read these questions in the manner they were intended)
     
  25. Queso Suspended

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    So you are just ignorant of what you speak. The Bible clearly says in Leviticus 18:22 that man should not lie with man as he should with a woman.

    Therefore gays are evil and should be stoned to death for their crimes against God. There, you've learned something new today.

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