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Why god created hymen for females

Discussion in 'Religious Debates' started by FearGod, Jun 9, 2012.

  1. FearGod

    FearGod Freedom Of Mind

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    What do you think the purpose from creating the hymen ?
    Do chimps have also hymens or only the human females ?
    If chimps don't have hymen,then how it evolved to humans.

    if hymen was created to show only virginity,then for what purpose god wanted
    the one who lost her virginity to be disgraced.
     
  2. Storm

    Storm ThrUU the Looking Glass

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    If the hymen was created to prove virginity, it was a spectacular failure, as it can be lost any number of ways, from injury to regular horseback riding.
     
  3. Sir Doom

    Sir Doom Cooler than most of you

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    Why do you have 2 nostrils instead of 1?


    Yes, a majority of mammals have a hymen. Including chimpanzees.

    I am absolutely convinced that virginity and the hymen are completely unrelated, so I don't have an answer for the last part.

    A few side notes. Did you know that in a young female a broken hymen will heal itself all on its own? Did you also know that even if a woman retains her virginity her hymen will eventually disappear completely with or without sex?

    Did you also know that there is a booming cosmetic surgery business in the Middle East that repairs broken hymen for women so that they can appear to be virgins again?
     
  4. Skwim

    Skwim Well-Known Member

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    For what it's worth.

    From page 82 of Desmond Morris’ The Naked Ape: A Zoologist’s Study of the Human Animal, 1st American ed., 1967.
    "Another related feature, and one that appears to be unique to our species, is the retention of the hymen or maidenhead in the female. In lower mammals it occurs as an embryonic stage in the development of the urogenital system, but as part of the naked ape’s neoteny it is retained. Its persistence means that the first copulation in the life of the female will meet with some difficulty. When evolution has gone to such lengths to render her as sexually responsive as possible, it is at first sight, strange that she should also be equipped with what amounts to an anti-copulatory device. But the situation is not as contradictory as it may appear. By making the first copulation attempt difficult and even painful, the hymen ensures that it will not be indulged in lightly. Clearly, during the adolescent phase, there is going to be a period of sexual experimentation, of ‘playing the field’ in search of a suitable partner. Young males at this time will have no good reason for stopping short of full copulation. If a pair-bond does not form, they have not committed themselves in any way and can move on until they find a suitable mate. But if young females were to go so far without pair-formation, they might very well find themselves pregnant and heading straight towards a parental situation with no partner to accompany them. By putting a partial brake on this trend in the female, the hymen demands that she shall have already developed a deep emotional involvement before taking the final step, an involvement strong enough to take the initial physical discomfort in its stride."
    source

    Personally, I don't give this explanation much credence.
     
  5. outhouse

    outhouse Atheistically

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    no deity has anything to do with anatomy :facepalm:
     
  6. Draka

    Draka Cylon Skin Job

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    I suppose god was concerned about the virginity of elephants and manatees and horses and so on? And shame on the girl who rides a bicycle and takes a jostle and her hymen breaks...dirty slut.
     
  7. Sir Doom

    Sir Doom Cooler than most of you

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    Don't forget all of us dirty slutty males born without hymens ;)
     
  8. Penumbra

    Penumbra Well-Known Member Staff Member Premium Member

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    So, where is the structure to disgrace males that lose their virginity?
     
  9. Kathryn

    Kathryn Most Spoiled Woman Ever

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    Ahhh, you bring back such touching, intimate memories for me...memories of riding my brother's bike when I was about 8, hitting a curb going full speed ahead, and then slamming my "under yonder" down on that weird rail thingy that boy bikes have - so hard that I could barely hobble home...

    No more hymen drama for this chick! HYMEN, BE GONE!
     
  10. Father Heathen

    Father Heathen Well-Known Member

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    Oh adorable trruth. You so silly.
     
  11. Seyorni

    Seyorni Well-Known Member

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    I'd expect an "indicator" to be placed so as to be readily seen. You wouldn't expect an oil pressure gauge to be located in a car's trunk/boot, for example.
     
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  12. Vultar

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    The hymen evolved as natures way to ensure the female was developed enough for procreation. Not a perfect system by any means, but it does help delay the first sexual experience in humans and animals.
     
  13. Seyorni

    Seyorni Well-Known Member

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    :biglaugh:
     
  14. outhouse

    outhouse Atheistically

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    I do believe there is some truth to that


    clumsy half hearted attempts by juviniles and less then desirable mates could be somewhat thwarted
     
  15. nnmartin

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    just God's, way of making sure the womb is developed enough before pregnancy.

    can't see where morality and virginity really comes into the situation here.
     
  16. Revoltingest

    Revoltingest Ignorant Atheist Capitalist Engineer Libertarian

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    To occupy both index fingers at the same time.
     
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  17. Debater Slayer

    Debater Slayer Administrator Staff Member Premium Member

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    I don't have a hymen. Does that mean that I'm disgraced by definition?
     
  18. ssainhu

    ssainhu Agnostically Agnostic Staff Member Premium Member

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    I honestly have no words for this thread. If it was to maintain or prove virginity, Storm is right, it failed. Why don't boys have a "proof" then?
     
  19. Marble

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    I read about that.
    But I also read that some girls are born without a hymen, does someone know if that is true?
     
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  20. Sir Doom

    Sir Doom Cooler than most of you

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    Well some people are born without hands, so I assume this is possible as well.
     
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