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JTHipster  ·  3872 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: ‘Slut’ Label Refuses to Die

As a society, can we please get over sex as a stigma?

Its a fun activity to be enjoyed by two people. Sometimes those people don't want to be in a relationship for whatever reason, sometimes they just want to knock johnsons. Or part the pink sea. You're like the anti-Moses babe. Just turned my snake in to a hard ol' staff. That's rather contrived but I think I can make that work.

Also, a fundamental flaw of the argument over women and sex at this point is that they are taking evolutionary psychology as an incredibly serious, academic field. IIRC evolutionary psychology is about as credible as, oh, astrology, Otherkin, and ghosts.

DanQ  ·  3872 days ago  ·  link  ·  

    Its a fun activity to be enjoyed by two people.

Or three. Or more. Or, arguably, by one.

I'm interested in why you feel that evolutionary psychology has such a low credibility. I'm not deeply well-read on the subject, but I wouldn't have said that it was significantly less-credible than psychology as a whole (which, of course, produces testable theories, although it's often incredibly difficult to isolate biases). As far as I understand it, evolutionary psychology is simply about the study of the possible evolutionary reasons for psychological phenomena.

JTHipster  ·  3872 days ago  ·  link  ·  

While by its technical definition it is about evolutionary influences on psychology, in practice it tends to be a field rank with generalizations and is rather poorly documented.