Re: Incest taboos

Gil Hardwick (
Wed, 26 Apr 1995 05:44:29 GMT

In article <>, Lemonhead ( writes:
> In Cultural Anthropology by Conrad Kottak it says that
>mother/son, father/daughter, and brother/sister incest is found among all
>known cultures, but that doesn't mean it is genetic, it could just simply
>be a very useful cultural adaptation. fire is found in all known
>cultures also, but I would like to see someone argue that the ability to
>make fire is genetic also.

"Could be just simply a very useful cultural adaptation"? Is that all
you can think of?

Try fucking your mother, Lemonhead, or your daughter, or your sister,
and see what real strife you can get yourself into.

Like, try burning the house down.

No thanks.

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