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    Quote Originally Posted by Oisterboy View Post
    From a primal evolutionary standpoint, love doesn't make very much sense
    If I may, I have something to say on this:
    Evolution explains the world. It's not the other way around. You say what amounts to "hey, evolutionary fear doesn't make sense, let's all pretend it doesn't exist". That's the wrong way of going at it.

    Anyways, evolutionary success doesn't lie solely in numbers and the things you say are 90% quack-science from the 80s.

    How it really is, is that survival of the species is all that counts. Not how much there are, not who brings up who's kids, nothing of that sort. To human development it became irrelevant about the time of the ice age, which is why, leaving size and weight out of it, which is probably a result of the better food just as much as genes, we stopped changing.
    There is no measurable human evolution going on. Birds, or dogs, or bacteria, or w/e, they change striking features in about 8-10 generations. Humans don't. If there is any evolutionary significant behavioral impact in humanity it does 2 things: A not work, B by the way evolution would have it, breed out.

    People just don't get evolution. It's funny really. (Not targeting anyone specifically, just saying what I found to be the case, when talking to people about it.)

    This is not of topic, it just explains that the only way evolution and love are linked is by cheesy dating coaches on the web. If you want to know how human behavior works, don't look at how butterflies and dinosaurs mate. It's cute and all, but really really obviously misguided.
    Last edited by Ronin; 04-12-2014 at 03:12 PM.

    Stay frosty.

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    Thanks guys for answering my question. I know this was a odd question. I have so much time on my mind. That i keep thinking of things. And felt the need to ask this. At Ronin you say i am not normal. I am most likely not. But what is normal these days? Really arent we all crazy? in or own way
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    Quote Originally Posted by not.all.there View Post
    Really arent we all crazy?
    There's probably a handful of really boring mofos out there somewhere, who are nothing but normal. Won't find them on the internet though I wager.

    Stay frosty.

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    Love is truly real. The first time you fall in love sucks asz because it changes you entirely.

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