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Zach
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Member since May 2005
62590 posts

re: Can someone please give me valid reasons why one cannot marry within family?


The reason why marriage within family is frowned upon has nothing to do with genetic mutations or birth defects. It's a causal misconception.

Allow an illustration.

If Bill is a banker with an IQ of 120 and his sister is a nurse with an IQ of 120 they would not have sex with each other because they are smart and not attracted to each other.

If Bill is a slobbering moron with an IQ of 60 and his sister is an idiot with an IQ of 70 then they have sex and produce a mentally retarded baby.

Thus, the stigma that goes back 100s of years. It has nothing to do with inbreeding. It's the happenstance of low IQ family members having sex.








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Hoyas
Georgetown Fan
Member since Sep 2013
2478 posts

re: Can someone please give me valid reasons why one cannot marry within family?


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Freedom


Sick fricker






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SpartyGator
Florida Fan
Member since Oct 2011
30049 posts

re: Can someone please give me valid reasons why one cannot marry within family?


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Hoyas



So more government is the solution? Got it...






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ShortyRob
LSU Fan
Huntsville, AL
Member since Oct 2008
26472 posts

re: Can someone please give me valid reasons why one cannot marry within family?


There is no compelling reason for the govt to outlaw marrying within the family. NONE





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kingbob
LSU Fan
St. Amant, LA
Member since Nov 2010
16399 posts

re: Can someone please give me valid reasons why one cannot marry within family?


genetic diversity.

Inbreeding is a very real threat to the long-term viability of the offspring. Any genetic problem (poor eyesight, propensity for heart disease, skeletal problems, ect) are all intensified through inbreeding. There is also a greater chance of the offspring coming out mentally deficient.






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Blue Velvet
Colorado State Fan
Kenai, Alaska
Member since Nov 2009
15525 posts

re: Can someone please give me valid reasons why one cannot marry within family?


You're talking about fricking. This thread is about marriage.





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kingbob
LSU Fan
St. Amant, LA
Member since Nov 2010
16399 posts

re: Can someone please give me valid reasons why one cannot marry within family?


Also, IQ is not purely genetic and often is not passed down. It may prove to be more a product of environment and random chance than anything else.

For a single generation, inbreeding may do little to no harm, possibly even good. But repeated inbreeding creates massive problems.

Anything more distant than first cousin is probably ok as long as there is no "double relation".






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son of arlo
Alabama Fan
State of Innocence
Member since Sep 2013
2917 posts

re: Can someone please give me valid reasons why one cannot marry within family?


It's difficult to believe there are some here arguing for instances of inbreeding. Learn something every day.





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Blue Velvet
Colorado State Fan
Kenai, Alaska
Member since Nov 2009
15525 posts

re: Can someone please give me valid reasons why one cannot marry within family?


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It's difficult to believe there are some here arguing for instances of inbreeding.
Nope. People are talking about marriage. Nobody is encouraging others to sleep with their siblings or children.






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McLemore
Member since Dec 2003
11992 posts

re: Can someone please give me valid reasons why one cannot marry within family?


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Alabama Fan


he was just getting his hopes up that he has fellow inbreeders here.






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Zach
LSU Fan
Member since May 2005
62590 posts

re: Can someone please give me valid reasons why one cannot marry within family?


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Also, IQ is not purely genetic and often is not passed down

Yes, it is. The differences are mom having sex with lots of men with different IQs.
The controlling factor is twins. That's TBC. Read it. Great book.
Altering IQ levels are plus or minus 5 unless mom goes on a serious drinking binge during pregnancy.






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constant cough
LSU Fan
Lafayette
Member since Jun 2007
34982 posts

re: Can someone please give me valid reasons why one cannot marry within family?


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What is the social harm if siblings or cousins want to marry?, besides birth defects of course. What is the political reasoning behind banning intrafamily marriage?



Ok so who in your family are you banging? Might as well tell us.






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