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Re: Marriage

Postby LittleHamster » Mon Feb 09, 2015 2:20 am

UsagiTsukino wrote:http://www.forbes.com/sites/jennagoudreau/2012/02/13/monogamy-sexual-fidelity-marriage-relationships/

http://www.alternet.org/story/155904/wh ... monogamous

http://www.scientificamerican.com/artic ... -monogamy/

are we really wired to cheat?



If you are under the influence of satan/satanic thoughts, you will probably end up either cheating 'in thought' or 'in practice'.

If you under Grace you will be given power over satan's influence and power over your sinful nature.

Ask for Salvation through Grace and the holy spirit will help you..i.e.,all will be well !

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Re: Marriage

Postby Danieltwotwenty » Mon Feb 09, 2015 3:33 am

Hi Usagi, we can be born or wired for a great many different things, but the Bible tells us to resist our natural urges and desires and instead strive to be holy. I would post some Bible verses but I am on my phone, maybe tomorrow if I get time before work.

If I am born with my brained wired to have a short temper, that is no excuse to be short tempered, I still have a choice as my brain is not my soul.

I hope that makes sense.
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Re: Marriage

Postby PaulSacramento » Mon Feb 09, 2015 5:59 am

No, we are not hard wired to cheat though we may have the tendency to procreate without the pretense of monogamy.
See, being hardwired for something means that you are genetically predisposed to that thing AND your body is "designed" for that, examples would be being hardwired for sprinting or hardwired for singing or hardwired for marathon running, know what I mean? you body is ABLE to do those things better than anything else.
The fact that multiple sexual partners leads, more often than not, to STD and things like that means that humans are NOT predisposed to being sexually active with multiple partners that are also sexually active with others.

Aside from that there is the very simple view of:
Just because you can, doesn't mean you should.

Look, as some of you know I am a martial artist, have been for almost 40 years and in that time I fought in full contact sports like boxing, Muay Thai, Karate, Vale tudo, Judo and I bounced for years.
In short I am very good at beating the crap out of people, or worse.
I am "hardwired" to do just that, so should I?

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Re: Marriage

Postby PaulSacramento » Fri Jun 12, 2015 7:00 am

UsagiTsukino wrote:Well if an one is interested

Here is 2012 study: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/20 ... 093142.htm

Here is 2013: http://www.academicjournals.org/article ... ehinwa.pdf

And here is Bedouin-Arab women: http://isp.sagepub.com/content/52/1/5.abstract



Enough said here from the 2012 link:

Considered the most comprehensive study of polygamy and the institution of marriage, the study finds significantly higher levels rape, kidnapping, murder, assault, robbery and fraud in polygynous cultures. According to Henrich and his research team, which included Profs. Robert Boyd (UCLA) and Peter Richerson (UC Davis), these crimes are caused primarily by pools of unmarried men, which result when other men take multiple wives.

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Re: Marriage

Postby UsagiTsukino » Thu Jun 18, 2015 10:34 am

Question I was wondering has there every been a poll set up of what people now think of Monogamy? I know there is one Christan site that support polygamy but like a worldwide search? I know it rather small of the people who support polygamy

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Postby RickD » Thu Jun 18, 2015 12:55 pm

UsagiTsukino wrote:Question I was wondering has there every been a poll set up of what people now think of Monogamy? I know there is one Christan site that support polygamy but like a worldwide search? I know it rather small of the people who support polygamy

Why on earth would any sane man want more than one wife? :shock:
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Re: Marriage

Postby UsagiTsukino » Thu Jun 18, 2015 1:41 pm

RickD wrote:
UsagiTsukino wrote:Question I was wondering has there every been a poll set up of what people now think of Monogamy? I know there is one Christan site that support polygamy but like a worldwide search? I know it rather small of the people who support polygamy

Why on earth would any sane man want more than one wife? :shock:



Well it there were a few men in the bible like Solomon and David. Look at Sister Wives for modern polygamy. There is still polygamy in middle eastern countries. SO is there a poll of how people very polygamy?

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Postby EssentialSacrifice » Thu Jun 18, 2015 3:12 pm

Why on earth would any sane man want more than one wife? :shock:
I second that Rick, ... :popcornduo: there's only so much popcorn to go around !
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Re: Marriage

Postby UsagiTsukino » Thu Jun 18, 2015 5:05 pm

EssentialSacrifice wrote:
Why on earth would any sane man want more than one wife? :shock:
I second that Rick, ... :popcornduo: there's only so much popcorn to go around !



there area few people they still do polygamy in this day and age

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Postby Kenny » Thu Jun 18, 2015 5:32 pm

RickD wrote:
UsagiTsukino wrote:Question I was wondering has there every been a poll set up of what people now think of Monogamy? I know there is one Christan site that support polygamy but like a worldwide search? I know it rather small of the people who support polygamy

Why on earth would any sane man want more than one wife? :shock:

The women who consent to these type of marriages are not like your wife, they are probably unlike any woman you are accustomed to.

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Postby Nicki » Thu Jun 18, 2015 8:50 pm

Kenny wrote:
RickD wrote:
UsagiTsukino wrote:Question I was wondering has there every been a poll set up of what people now think of Monogamy? I know there is one Christan site that support polygamy but like a worldwide search? I know it rather small of the people who support polygamy

Why on earth would any sane man want more than one wife? :shock:

The women who consent to these type of marriages are not like your wife, they are probably unlike any woman you are accustomed to.

Ken


:) Quite possibly. Apart from the moral side of it the big problem with polygamy to me is that if there are roughly the same number of men and women around there will be all these guys left wifeless (like male lions roaming the savannah together :) ) and possibly causing trouble as one of those articles mentioned.

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Re: Marriage

Postby abelcainsbrother » Thu Jun 18, 2015 9:03 pm

I believe marriage is strong evidence we were created in the image of God.God created a man and then a woman and said these twain shall be one flesh,and God designed marriage between a man and a woman to be a blood covenant and we know our God is a blood covenant God and so he designed marriage between a man and a woman to be a picture of Jesus the bridegroom and the church the bride by blood covenant because of the blood of Jesus.

Romans 1:20 " For the invisible things of him from the creation of the world are clearly seen,being understood by the things that are made,even his eternal power and Godhead; so that they are without excuse:"

I believe this is why Satan has attacked the institution of marriage and even made a mockery of it because he knows what it represents and he hates it.
Hebrews 12:2-3 Looking unto Jesus the author and finisher of our faith;who for the joy that was set before him endured the cross,despising the shame,and is set down at the right hand of the throne of God.

2nd Corinthians 4:4 In whom the god of this world hath blinded the minds of them which believe not,lest the light of this glorious gospel of Christ,who is the image of God,should shine unto them.

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Re: Marriage

Postby UsagiTsukino » Tue Jun 23, 2015 12:11 pm

Hey has there been a poll or anytype of numbers are how big polygamy is?


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