Why do only females select males?

Discussion in 'Biology & Genetics' started by aaqucnaona, Dec 18, 2011.

  1. Gustav Banned Banned

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    indeed
    it is as the famed evolutionary biologist, dr gustav darwin once said....

    ..so very eloquently

    a well made point since .."infants are (roughly speaking) equal part mother and father"
     
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  3. chimpkin C'mon, get happy! Registered Senior Member

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    Not entirely:

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mitochondrial_DNA

     
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  5. scheherazade Northern Horse Whisperer Valued Senior Member

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    I did a quick search and discovered this tidbit. Apparently there are some differences in the breast milk depending on whether the child is female, male or born premature. The male's body would not be able to know these differences as the development and timing of the milk is determined by the development of the child while it is in utero.

    http://www.007b.com/wonders_breastmilk.php
     
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  7. Gustav Banned Banned

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    yeah well
    billvon pointed that out...

    ...as well indicating it is not really relevant in the current context.
     
  8. chimpkin C'mon, get happy! Registered Senior Member

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    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mitochondrial_disease
    If something as basic as the mitochondria malfunction...it's bad...
    Although I suppose you're right and this isn't relevant to context.
     
  9. Asguard Kiss my dark side Valued Senior Member

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    Firstly thank you so much for your lack of tact, if you have read ANYTHING O've written in the last few weeks you know my partner just misscarried our first child so thanks again jack ass.

    Secondly do you tell your kids what a burden you oviously feel they are?

    You "free up" someone from doing an onerious or irritating task in order to do a more pleasurable one, for instance i "freed pb up to spend more time with her family by spwnding my whole day cleaning everything up after christmas". why do you think spending time with your children is less enjoyable than ANY work no matter how much you love what you do. No one i know would prefer to be at work rather than with the kids. Hell pb and i had the argument about who works and who stays home but it was because both of us wanted to stay home with the child because that was the preferable option, not the otherway around. I pitty you
     
  10. James R Just this guy, you know? Staff Member

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    I'm sorry to hear that, Asguard. Obviously my comments had nothing to do with that.

    When did I say I feel children are a burden?

    They are, of course, but there are compensations. That is, they are a burden if you're raising them and providing for them properly.

    I didn't say that. What I said was that if one or both partners want to work, then somebody has to look after the kids in the meantime.

    Oh, and most paid work is child's play compared to caring for a young child.

    Nobody will tell you that, maybe. There are such people though.

    Why? I have given you no details of my private circumstances. Are you making assumptions?
     
  11. Gustav Banned Banned

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    god!
    that reeks of misogyny
    i would like to reassure womankind by asserting that some of us would happily lactate if possible to help out and shit
     
  12. billvon Valued Senior Member

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    Nature is often incredibly misogynistic.
     
  13. Gustav Banned Banned

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    nature, thy name is geoff
     
  14. GeoffP Caput gerat lupinum Valued Senior Member

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    Pointless troll, thy name is gustav.
     

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