Friday, February 28, 2014

Purpose of Sex

What's the purpose of sex?

My answer is... There isn't just one purpose, and people can have sex for any of the reasons, not just the best ones, the main ones or only when it's in order of the most important reasons. And it's still OK, it's normal, it follows the "purpose of sex".

My own personal view is that for humanity the main purpose is reproduction. It's logical that this is the first function because HELLO without it= no more humans. Same with any other sexual animal. This doesn't mean that every single woman needs to have children - life will still go on if only some women do, so sex's function doesn't stop there, because even non-reproducing people (whether by choice or nature) want to have sex and they have it for a purpose.

Sex creates a union between people. Even if it can be had with no real attachment, we as humans are known to fail at that and seem quite predisposed to unite in a special way when sex is involved. That's a purpose of sex.

PLEASURE. How can we skip this one? Feeling pleasure... Some might say it's only a "side effect" of having sex rather than an actual purpose, but I think we are meant to feel this pleasure. Sex is for the joy of it.

Next: Testing us? I believe so... I don't hold traditional beliefs about sex (like sex before marriage only, etc) but sex is powerful... It can hurt others, it can be used to manipulate, it can be used for no good reason, it can become addicting and challenge us, etc. I think this has some influence in the end...

This are just some rambling thoughts I have right now :) Thanks for reading!

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

30 Days: Day 25, dinner with anyone in history

25. If you could have dinner with anyone in history, who would it be?

I would have a conversation with Muhammad and get from him exactly what he expected and hoped from Muslim people generations later, get those questions settled once and for all. And on all other levels,  I'm sure it would be hugely interesting and inspiring even! 

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