Re: sex and the single meme

From: Kenneth Van Oost (
Date: Sat Jan 26 2002 - 21:15:04 GMT

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    From: Keith Henson <>
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    Subject: Re: sex and the single meme

    > >On 25 Jan 2002, at 19:25, Keith Henson wrote:

    > The western cultures are very different from the one in which we evolved,
    > the cultures of the middle east are much closer to the tribal way of
    > life. It would be a worthwhile study to see how the genes of the
    > fair. I know that in Israel those who commit suicide benefit their
    > families by increased prestige. I don't know if that turns into enough
    > more offspring from their relatives to make up for their genes being lost,
    > but I would not be surprised if it did.

    << The question which springs to my mind, how long would such a
    benefit last !? All of the hijackers were young dudes, with little children,
    or no children at all.
    Would those still benefit from their fathers act twenty years from now !?
    I fail to see the connection between an increased prestige of the family
    and genetic prevelance. In the tribal orientated community it would make
    more sense than in ours, but than again....



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