Atheists seem to be usually open minded, so I'm wondering your thoughts on incest. I see no moral or ethical problem with it as long as no children are born out of it or are involved. I've told…Continue
"Inbreeding is not a "good way to clean up the gene pool". Inbreeding in livestock is done to promote specific characteristics, usually with complete indifference to the overall genetic health of the livestock population. The animal…"
"screw youself 2x no?
once mentally and then genetically...
I feel it's a s.american (ok worldwide caveman-woman-minded) catholic problem
my thoughts are that it's a worldwide sickness due to lack of community.
thank goodness for the…"
"have no problem with it. use protection or be unable to produce offspring (adoption is great!). there is less chance of birth defect the farther apart a couple is related so children could theoretically be born from those father apart in family.…"
"She was, in fact, more like a sister than a cousin. I was at my cousin's house all the time as her 4 brothers were like my own. I never had any guilt over my sexual fantasies, but I would never have tried to make…"
"The question is, about your cousin, how often did you see her while growing up? Was she like a sibling, or more like a friend? And fantasizing while growing up is normal, regardless.
For those who are attracted while growing up separately,…"
"Was it not reveled that King Tut had a club foot due to incest? Well the experts think so and so do experts on history. Hierarchy blood line is part of our history. Sure royalty practiced incest back before we knew DNA. How in the world is this an…"
"I live in Kentucky, which has a reputation for marrying cousins. I think it is a pretty outdated stereotype, as I don't think it occurs very much today, but back in the 1800s and very early 1900s, it was quite common. In fact, I…"
"First cousins have a 2-3% chance of conceiving a child with a birth defect, but I think that's only the case if there hasn't been ancestral incest for several generations, but I'm not 100% on this. Incest is just a…"
Not having a sister I can't identify with the Westermarck Effect because I don't honestly know how I'd feel. Growing up in a lower income neighborhood a lot of my friends were in dysfunctional families…"
"Children who grow up together rarely choose incest willingly, instead it is often a sign of a very dysfunctional family unit while growing up. Even if they call in "consensual" because there is a reason the Westermarck Effect did not form…"
The answer to the question depends partly in the context of the question. First, is it hypothetical, or a question about your experience, or the experience of someone you know?
Second, are the individuals both adults,…"