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Why do we love?
« on: February 11, 2016, 11:28:18 AM »


A bit of seasonal philosophy for you.

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Re: Why do we love?
« Reply #1 on: February 11, 2016, 11:35:33 AM »
Sex without love is unsatisfying? Not in my book, it is damn good fun.
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Re: Why do we love?
« Reply #2 on: February 11, 2016, 03:18:25 PM »
"Love is a grave mental disease."

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Re: Why do we love?
« Reply #3 on: February 11, 2016, 03:49:59 PM »
Why do I love?

* Three main neurotransmitters; adrenaline, dopamine and serotonin.
* Sex hormones testosterone and oestrogen – (in both men and women.)
* Pheromones
* Axe products (shower gels, aftershaves, and colognes, skin care, shampoo, and hair styling products.)
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Re: Why do we love?
« Reply #4 on: February 11, 2016, 08:43:15 PM »
For those of you who don't know what Axe is:
According to the Urban Dictionary: axe: "A wicked mad smelling man perfume that in small amounts makes girls melt but in large amounts makes them die a thousand horrible deaths."


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Re: Why do we love?
« Reply #5 on: February 12, 2016, 12:58:39 AM »
Sex without love is unsatisfying? Not in my book, it is damn good fun.
Yes, there is a passage about that in The Gray Tome as well.

Why do I love?

* Three main neurotransmitters; adrenaline, dopamine and serotonin.
* Sex hormones testosterone and oestrogen – (in both men and women.)
* Pheromones
* Axe products (shower gels, aftershaves, and colognes, skin care, shampoo, and hair styling products.)
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Also, some millions of years of evolution. That's the why behind your whys.  8)
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Re: Why do we love?
« Reply #6 on: February 12, 2016, 07:35:10 AM »
Asmo, why does He love?  :tellmemore:
Oh, wait, He doesn't, does He?  :-\


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Re: Why do we love?
« Reply #7 on: February 13, 2016, 10:15:07 AM »
Despite being the product of millions of years of supposedly mindless, directionless evolution, romantic love is truly an amazing phenomenon.  Human relationships are really difficult, and the fact that there is this emotional glue that binds two people together, often for life, is nothing short of remarkable.  Carry on. 

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Re: Why do we love?
« Reply #8 on: February 14, 2016, 03:58:35 AM »
Asmo, why does He love?  :tellmemore:
Oh, wait, He doesn't, does He?  :-\
No, He does not. That's a bit depressing, really.
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Re: Why do we love?
« Reply #9 on: February 14, 2016, 03:42:25 PM »
Asmo, why does He love?  :tellmemore:
Oh, wait, He doesn't, does He?  :-\
No, He does not. That's a bit depressing, really.
No, it isn't.  :hug:
If not loving makes you happy and gives you peace...then there's nothing depressing about it.


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Re: Why do we love?
« Reply #10 on: February 15, 2016, 12:22:09 AM »
Quite the opposite of what I was talking about.
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Re: Why do we love?
« Reply #11 on: February 15, 2016, 07:59:17 AM »
How's this for a line?



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Re: Why do we love?
« Reply #12 on: February 15, 2016, 04:09:31 PM »
I always thought love was 49% biology, 49% anthropocentric conceit, 3% statistics.


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Re: Why do we love?
« Reply #13 on: September 08, 2016, 08:23:10 AM »
Every person is of two sets of characteristics. Love and caring on one side, and hate and contempt on the other. These characteristics are given or set in being by the nature of life. Love is the greatest on it's side, and hate is the greatest on it's side. The characteristics is what (depending on how they are used) creates one's personality, or, personalities. They are relationship quantities that all have and are mental life.

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Re: Why do we love?
« Reply #14 on: September 08, 2016, 12:54:24 PM »
Despite being the product of millions of years of supposedly mindless, directionless evolution, romantic love is truly an amazing phenomenon.  Human relationships are really difficult, and the fact that there is this emotional glue that binds two people together, often for life, is nothing short of remarkable.  Carry on.

But isn't that mostly a cultural thing?  And fairly current in human history?
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