Is There A Genital Shame Gene?

Discussion in 'Biology & Genetics' started by steampunk, Apr 29, 2012.

  1. steampunk Registered Senior Member

    On a perfectly hot day, before the arrival of the Semitic genital shame philosophy from the Middle East, Northern Europeans, young and old walked around without feeling obscene, immodest, filthy or indecent. Or did they feel shame? What does science have to say about this? Is shame science or psuedo-science? Is genital shame from abject psychology or is it genetically based?
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  3. domesticated om Stickler for details Valued Senior Member

    Pretty sure it's cultural
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  5. Xotica Everyday I’m Shufflin Registered Senior Member

    Clothing (or a lack of it) generally derives from environmental necessity and/or religious/cultural attitudes. In ancient Egypt, children went au natural and wore sidelocks. Adult males sported linen skirts and adult females wore linen sheaths. One could usually tell the station of a person by the fabric grade. The thinner the fabric (transparancy), the wealthier the individual.
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  7. arauca Banned Banned


    Are female Brest considered as genitals ? why do they hide then on a beach ? why do they hide them when they feed a child ? why women go for breast implant , is it because they consider it as genitalia ?
  8. origin Heading towards oblivion Valued Senior Member

    Not a biology major I guess.

    Culture, laws and annoying men.

    culture and being oogled by weirdos.

    Large breasts are considered desirable by some men in different cultures. Breasts are for feeding babies they are not genitalia, that fact that some cultures find them sexy does not make them anything other than milk glands.
  9. arauca Banned Banned


    I wonder If men who were not breast feed are obsessed by breast is because they were not breast feed. As yoi are saying culture , the tabu could have started when started to be bottle feed.?
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  11. chimpkin C'mon, get happy! Registered Senior Member


    And confirmed on

    And...these lovely fellows in Papua New Guinea...if you'll follow the link here are wearing their penis gourds and looking rather dapper...
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