Friday, February 22, 2008

Nature vs Nurture

Was having dinner with a mate and his parents last night, and somehow we got onto the topic of nature vs nurture in regards to determining how we as people turn out. It's always fascinated me, particularly the way things that happened to us when we were too young too remember them affect us today.

The statistics about the amount you were held and hugged as a baby being having a direct correlation to your likelihood of gong to jail have always interested me.

Then of course, we got onto the debate about homosexuality and if it's something we're born with, a decision, something that is affected by stuff we can't remember when we were young, or a combination of 2 or all 3 of those factors. Interesting stuff, but probably a debate that will always go unsolved.

5 comments:

Anonymous said...

Interesting thread...POOFTER!!!!

Em said...

Why are there always strange anonymous people who comment your blogs?

I studied a lot on the 'Nature vs Nuture' debate a couple years back at school, though it was to do with language acquisition.

As a class we basically came to the conclusion that it is both, not just one or the other.

With homosexuality, and a myriad of other things, it would really depend on the individual person. I don't think we can, as a society, just tell people that 'that's how they were born' or that it's because of abuse or decision/whatever.
I think it would be a varying degree of all three factors, in some cases two or one, because each person is different. Homosexuality is not the same in every person.

Digger said...

Haha, I know a lot of strange anonymous people!

Well actually it's always one of two people, and they know who they are, and that I will smack them in the gob next time I see them! :)

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