#1
Sup Pit, I've been thinking a bit lately, and somehow theorized that both suicide and homosexuality were evolutionary traits designed to control population. It seems to me that suicide in particular has become more common as civilization has progressed.

Could this in anyway be an evolutionary trait to control population? I have no idea how this could be possible, as evolutionary traits are passed on by those who survive. Still, it seems like a perfect solution (not trying to insult anyone) to our overpopulation problem.

Am I being a dumbass?
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Sup Pit, I've been thinking a bit lately, and somehow theorized that both suicide and homosexuality were evolutionary traits designed to control population. It seems to me that suicide in particular has become more common as civilization has progressed.

Could this in anyway be an evolutionary trait to control population? I have no idea how this could be possible, as evolutionary traits are passed on by those who survive. Still, it seems like a perfect solution (not trying to insult anyone) to our overpopulation problem.

Am I being a dumbass?

Do you have any source to back that up?

Also, yes to your last question
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#6
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"Kill yourself, faggot."

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Sup Pit, I've been thinking a bit lately, and somehow theorized that both suicide and homosexuality were evolutionary traits designed to control population. It seems to me that suicide in particular has become more common as civilization has progressed.

Could this in anyway be an evolutionary trait to control population? I have no idea how this could be possible, as evolutionary traits are passed on by those who survive. Still, it seems like a perfect solution (not trying to insult anyone) to our overpopulation problem.


Answered your own question, well done!

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Yes.
#12
You have a certain point, and you don't.

Homosexuality and suicide are things that exist a very very long time. Certain animals can be gay too or have homosexual intercourse just because there aren't any females in their area or when they're not allowed by the alpha male.
Same thing goes for suicide, there are animals other than humans that comitted suicide.

The other thing is that homosexuality used to be a BIG taboo in older days (except for Ancient Greece, where even pedophilia was legal), so whoever was a homo wouldn't dare to "come out of the closet" and instead had a heterosexual marriage.


It seems kinda weird, but I was discussing this with friends some time ago and we agreed that indeed alot more people are holebi's these days than there used to be (listening/asking our parents if they had any in their circles back in the day).
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#14
Given that their are homosexuals that raise children,no
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There can only be one reasonable answer- Charles Darwin was a queerosexual.

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#22
heard that theorized b4
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#23
I'm pretty sure the natural limits are what control population, which is why it's a problem. Without these limits we wouldn't need to control population, and thus wouldn't need methods to control, which is precisely what these limits do. It gets pretty circular.
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#24
You do realize that less than 5% of the population is comprised of people who are homosexual, or gay? You could make a much more convincing argument that humanities tendency to make war with eachother is a subconcious population control instinct.
#26
Gay Couple's who are sperm donors or have sperm donors, and people who commit suicide and donate sperm beforehand, **** YOU EVOLUTION.
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