Probably the best reconstruction of his views places him in mainstream Greek society. Try not to fall into the trap of stereotypes. Church drew it in such a way so as to forbid homosexual sex, as well as extramarital sex, nonprocreative sex within marriage, and often masturbation. Finally, a person who had engaged in sodomy, yet who had repented of his sin and vowed to never do it again, was no longer sodomite. The second source as I stated was a mash of numbers and data that I wasn't going to sift through.
The study comprised of 409 pairs of openly gay brothers with there being nothing linking these men except for their sexuality. The first is based on the depth of desire. Hooker studied both homosexuals and heterosexuals. Pro did not have any evidence on the contrary that he mentioned in the debate. Pro's argument that homosexuals can change the orientation is a good claim provided an example of a 50 year old. The talk is part of the , sponsored by the at Marsh Chapel. This article has credibility based on establishment.
An important point to note, however, is that the key category here is the sodomite. Thankfully, there were those who carried on and re-validated the findings as reported in this. In relation to homosexuality, the nature concept explores the possibility of a specific gene or combination of genes present at the time of birth that genetically predispose people to homosexuality. However, according to the above evidence it seems of better judgement to suggest that the sexuality of a person is far more dependent on their nurture than their nature as nature suggests human need for procreation which does not leave a place for homosexuality as being biologically determined. A motive is unnecessary, as that would require as above conscious reasoning for a conscious choice. However when this study was duplicated it did not produce the same results. While establishing that as many as 10% of adult males reported having sexual relations with a same-sex partner, this research did little more than to put the word homosexual into common language.
The distinctive epigenomic marks observed by Ngun and his colleagues could result from some other biological or lifestyle factor common to homosexual men but unrelated to their sexuality, said University of Utah geneticist Christopher Gregg. I'd like to begin my rebuttals at the end of Pro's round 3 argument. This seems pretty contrary to other arguments he made. It is written by an ex-atheist who set about making a case to debunk Jesus as the Christ. Is it Nature or Nurture? In other words, the genetic influence or contribution in several of these studies may actually be zero, making definitive conclusions impossible.
Psychologists argue that this same arrangement would also possibly lead to a stronger son, striving for compensation of his father's weakness. Homosexuality is one of the most controversial, debated, and misunderstood topics. I mean I've had boyfriends, and was happy with them, had girlfriends and may have boyfriends again for all I know. I'd like to see an objective article. Common sense will tell you its not a choice. The hypothalamus is the portion of the human brain directly related to sexual drive and function. Swaab conducted the next noteworthy experiment in 1990.
The central distinction in ancient Greek sexual relations was between taking an active or insertive role, versus a passive or penetrated one, where the passive role was acceptable only for inferiors, such as women, slaves, or male youths who were not yet citizens. There is simply no biological distinction. For example, when a person achieves tremendous academic success, did they do so because they are genetically predisposed to be successful or is it a result of an enriched environment? Hamer hypothesized upon examining the family trees of the same men that on each subject's mother's side, there were markedly larger numbers of homosexual men, all stemming through the maternal lineages. Being gay does not define who you are or make you any less of a person. The relationship was to be temporary and should end upon the boy reaching his adulthood. While not discounting that genetic tendency may exist, supporters of the nurture theory believe they ultimately don't matter and that our behavioral traits originate only from the environmental factors of our upbringing. The study was meant to explore the relationship between homosexuality and psychological development and illness.
It's that persons choice to make the decisions that they are making. At the moment it is generally thought that biological explanations of sexuality are insufficient to explain the diversity of human sexuality. An argument used by many in Pro's position is that people actively choose to be gay; however, I personally do not remember when I chose to be straight. While this might give you a wealth of information to look through, it also gives you a lot of non-credible sources. Michael Bailey and Richard Pillard did one of the most interesting experiments. Unfortunately, there is no easy way to determine if you are gay. Questions will follow the presentation.
Psychologist Francis Galton, a cousin of the naturalist Charles Darwin, coined both the terms nature versus nurture and eugenics and believed that intelligence was the result of genetics. Con admits that this argument is inconclusive, and also doesn't state how much genetics actually factor into defining someone's sexuality. What we did was to recruit groups of twins, identical and fraternal twins. The Telegraph, 13 May 2015. In addition, gay women and straight men also share brain similarities, such as the increased number of nerve connections, on the right hemisphere of the brain, of amygdale, which is a part of the brain that is responsible for some emotions, memory, and visual learning. Heterozygotes are only capable of being passed through to the next generation by mothers as the Y-chromosome is incapable of heterozygosity , this again links homosexuality to X-linkage.
This can be seen as well as schools teaching kids as early as 5, before they even reach puberty, about homosexuality. Here in Indianapolis, where I live, we are part of an inclusive faith congregation. The belief that characteristics are from evolution. The same was true in the reverse when applied to the male subjects. I have, at no point, said 'it's okay to discriminate against homosexuals' or 'trying to end discrimination is recruitment.
To begin to answer the questions that plague humanity about sexual orientation we must first ask ourselves what exactly is sexuality and what role does it play in our society and the continuation of life. Tuesday, November 16, in Stone Science Building, 675 Commonwealth Ave. Fear then brings corrupt theology and philosophy, and pseudoscience. I urge Con to stay focused on the topic to be discussed and, if Con would like or permit, start a separate debate to discuss the sociopolitical effects of homosexuality. Convincing gay men and lesbians to attempt to maintain heterosexual relationships, whilst retaining their homosexual orientation. Then again this is the typical heterosexual man, or the closeted homosexual that.