Sexual Orientation: What are it's causes?

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    This is somewhat inspired by Maxcha's thread, which... instead of arguing the morality (silly word) of homosexuality, we're arguing in what causes it.

    Is it genetic, hormonal, or psychological... or possibly a combination of two or three?

    From the evidence I have seen, it seems to be pointing towards hormones. There have been specific twin studies over the past few years that examine sets of twins with differing sexual orientations. Each set of twins are genetically identical and have experienced (relatively) uniform environmental settings. If this is true, the "nurture" aspect of psychological development is omitted with just "nature" left... Since it's not genetic (in this instance), then maybe it's hormonal?

    Here's what I can say with a definite answer:
    1. Sexual orientation is not a choice.
    2. It's is not unnatural... seeing that it's a phenomina that occurs in many other species (not just humans).
    By the way, if you're going to make a post in what your opinion is, then please leave links pointing towards evidence that supports your claim.


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    Being a homo is a choice; a pathetic choice, but a choice none the less. :doubt:
     
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    Do you have any scientific evidence to support this claim?
     
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    How do you know it's not a choice? Other than you being too stupid to understand that something can be a choice without being as trivial and conscious as Coke vs. Pepsi?

    What do you mean it occurs in many species? Do you know of individuals of any non-human species that likes to cross-dress? Do you know that animals are stupid? Can you point to any documented example in the animal kingdom of healthy, wild animals totally avoiding heterosexual acts in favor of homosexual acts?

    Identical twins go a long way in refuting the born-that-way hypothesis. The failure to find genetic other congenital cause of homosexuality, after herculean effort, also goes a long way in refuting the born-that-way hypothesis.

    Do you think pedophiles are born-that-way?

    You're full of shit.
     
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    Sure.

    Homos who get their fudge packed have chosen to get it packed.

    It's really that simple. :cool:
     
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    How do I know it's not a choice? I am gay myself.

    How do I know homosexuality occurs within other species of the animal kingdom? It occurs in penguins, dogs, bison, owls, beetles, whales, and numerous other organisms (too many to list). I would post a few links supporting this, but I do not have 15 or more posts, so... I am unable to. However, any quick research will show that I am correct.

    If you want evidence of healthy, wild animals rejecting heterosexuality in favor of homosexuality, then look up the story on the penguins, Roy and Silo. Oh, and organisms of different species do not crossdress because animals do not usually wear clothes.

    Also, please refrain from antagonizing people in this thread. It exists to get away from the bullshit, not to continue it. (It also doesn't help your argument).

    So that's a "no."
     
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