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Lana, I'm inclined to think you're disappointment is the result of your upbringing which is, inevitably, steeped in theocratic morality. Rationally, monogamous relationships can hardly be a natural state for the human species; for if they were Richard would not have needed to write the article. The need for both sexes to seek multiple partners is evidenced by the behaviour itself.
It is true that some find happiness in lifelong monogamous relationships, but they are overwhelmingly the exception.
I for one long for a world where people could be genuinely honest and open about their desires without the artificial, and usually hypocritical, guilt imposed by an artificial and patently unnatural morality.

Thu, 29 Nov 2007 13:54:00 UTC | #87644