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Yes. 20 30.30%
No, it is pure animal activity. 16 24.24%
Well, it's supposed to be. 24 36.36%
I wouldn't know. 6 9.09%
I hope so. 11 16.67%
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Old 06-24-2002, 08:04 AM   #16
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or you'll have to define nature itself as sacred.
I think I do define nature as sacred
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Old 06-24-2002, 11:33 AM   #17
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I dont know if sex is sacred. I think that it is more then just an animal instinct for humans, after all humans are I think the only animal that have sex for pleasure. I think that sex is just special.
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Old 06-24-2002, 11:59 AM   #18
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....after all humans are I think the only animal that have sex for pleasure.
I don't know if this following is right, but some weeks ago I read somewhere on the net that humans and dolphins would be the only creatures who have sex for pleasure........ But I don't know if this is true.
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Old 06-24-2002, 02:16 PM   #19
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For me, anyway- sex is something only to be shared with someone you care about a great deal, and understands the magnitude of the act. It's a very big deal with me.

It's generally pretty great, but has the potential to be a moving, spiritual connection between two people.
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Old 06-25-2002, 11:17 AM   #20
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dunno about sacredity...I know Id like to sacrafice Salomes Ball.
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Old 06-25-2002, 11:47 AM   #21
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yes

we are above animals for certain reasons...
since when are we above animals?
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Old 06-26-2002, 01:01 AM   #22
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since when are we above animals?
since we reason...use logic...have real feelings...have things like kindness, caring, and love...we have love, it's not just for mating...that's why sex is sacred...because it's not merely reproduction, rather it's also for love...
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For some people yes. For some, sometimes. For others no.
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Old 06-26-2002, 01:23 AM   #24
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i wouldn't have experience or anything, but it seems like a pity to me...one thing that was meant to be special is so misused...
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Old 06-26-2002, 04:53 AM   #25
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Love isn't just there for reproduction, I also believe that. However, why should it be sacred and not animal? Because we can't comprehend it? Because it makes us feel good?
And the reason why we should be above animals:
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since we reason...use logic...have real feelings...have things like kindness, caring, and love...we have love
That's a bit arrogant isn't it.
I say many animals are above humans, since may of them can fly, smell better, hear better, see better, do not commit genocide, are bigger, are smaller.
What I mean is, it's just about priorities, you name the things you think distinguishes you from other animals and call those features higher, also because YOU think those things are important, maybe they also are, but then mostly just in the HUMAN world. I personally give much higher to the ability to fly and think that is the highest and best feauture one can get so don't shoot the pigeon!!!
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when i said we are "higher" than animals, i meant more complex and sophisticated...i guess...i mean, i think that the world is becoming a worse and worse place to life, and i am ashamed of what my fellow humans do...but i think that we are "above" animals because we do run the world...we are more developed.....
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If no one else is willing to say it, I will:

We are higher than the animals because we have the ability to reason, free will, and immortal souls - all of which are gifts of God that do not seem to apply to animals.

Certainly, we are capable of very, very inhumane acts (consider the word: inhumane), but because we are capable of cruelty, we are ALSO capable of meaningful kindness.

Because we can experience true, diabolical hatred, we are also capable of transcendent love.
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Old 06-29-2002, 05:28 PM   #28
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No one has really commented yet on the distinction between sex and GREAT sex.

In my humble opinion, half of great lovemaking occurs in the brain, not the body parts. It always involves the connection with the other person - be it a loving, spiritual connection or just pure, unadulterated lust. Therein the difference depends on someone's ability and willingness to share themselves intimately beyond just sharing their body. I think sharing your soul is more intimate and sacred than sharing your body. And the two combined is a very potent and powerful force of nature.
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since we reason...use logic...have real feelings...have things like kindness, caring, and love...we have love, it's not just for mating...that's why sex is sacred...because it's not merely reproduction, rather it's also for love...
Um, animals most certainly do have real feelings, and kindness, caring, and love. (And immortal souls)

But anyway,yeah, sex for us is supposed to be about love, ideally.

I voted "Well, its supposed to be"(sacred). Theres no doubt or question about that.
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No one has really commented yet on the distinction between sex and GREAT sex.

In my humble opinion, half of great lovemaking occurs in the brain, not the body parts. It always involves the connection with the other person - be it a loving, spiritual connection or just pure, unadulterated lust. Therein the difference depends on someone's ability and willingness to share themselves intimately beyond just sharing their body. I think sharing your soul is more intimate and sacred than sharing your body. And the two combined is a very potent and powerful force of nature.
EXACTLY!!! :attn:
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