“In this land some of us fuck more than
we die but most of us die better than we fuck”
Charles Bukowski, Love Is a Dog from Hell
An evolutionary arms race?
Biology fascinates me as does sociology… exploring the conflict that often occurs when we are built to behave one way yet practice another way of dealing with our instincts. We arent just primates – we have a consciousness and ability to think.
But what information do we process? Do we process it well? Are we as informed as we think we are?
The study of sperm competition in humans, though, is fairly new. In a study published in 2003, researchers at the State University of New York-Albany used a variety of dildos, artificial vaginas, and a homemade semen recipe to test whether the penis might be elegantly designed not only to deposit semen in the vagina, but also to remove it….