posted on Feb, 13 2013 @ 02:21 PM
reply to post by intrepid
I have always been fascinated with the sexual cycles for males and females.
A young man would be better paired with an older woman. Their sexual drives are at their peek when he is in his late teens and she is in her late
30´s or older.
What is the purpose of not having sexual drives that are at par with each other?
As we evolve as a species our psyche is changed as our self perception changes. The standard issue of just passing along genetic material can indulge
in choosing who to pass it along to after understanding the consequences of their pairing. If you prefer certain traits and are not in survival mode,
you can then seek out a desired partner for those particular traits so that they are reflected in your off spring.
When we are capable of selective breeding as we do now to a degree, it is because of the success of prior pairings which afforded those traits that
adapted better to the environment and so secured our survival.
It is strange then to consider that survival is not then paramount to sexuality, but that sexuality becomes an exaggerated luxury of vanity in
When the more pleasing design is more important than the survival function in genetic transfers, the ability to cater to the ascetics primarily and
over the survival function of the pairings lead to a state of diminishing returns where each successive generation is less adapted for survival, and
so can focus less effort into "designing" its offspring out of vanity and must instead look for stronger, healthier and MORE adaptive partners to
ensure the lineage /survival.
If we make a "perfect" human now according to our current preferences, we may limit our future ability to choose freely as it is that we stop choosing
based on our ability to endure, regardless of our design. Our purpose takes over in the drivers seat and we go back into survival mode when that
freedom of choice is drastically reduced by environmental changes or other such factors that suddenly favor new genetic traits. We then forgo what
ever may be our visually pleasing attributes and choose survivability (function) over design to regain a more secure state of survival.
I mentioned the age difference in sexual drives. I think this process of design over function is repeated and during stages where survival is better
secured, that the design aspect takes over and more vain indulgences can be afforded when selecting a partner. In survival mode you pair with your
younger counterparts and produce your children earlier so they are better suited to survive, even though the more developed and visually pleasing
older female might seem a better choice. Her ability to produce children is reduced so she then becomes less of an option over a younger female. This
is all from my male perspective of coarse.
edit on 13-2-2013 by zedVSzardoz because: (no reason given)