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notspamming

“Evolutionary dead-end” and proud…

Gropegrope

Evolution is proving to be much more complex than just the idea that individuals spread their own genes to the next generation. The risk taker for instance? What good is having a genetic predisposition to being reckless….to be less likely to live long enough to pass on your genes…? Turns out, that when the tribe is in trouble, it is a good idea to have a few guys around who don’t think twice about risking their necks. Evolution manages to do this. So what is the evolutionary role of homosexuals? It could be the dissemination of culture. Homosexual (males at… Read more »

notspamming

Being down-to-earth about homosexuality, doesn’t mean that one can’t consider a gay\bi guy named Farrokh, the greatest singer\front-man ever.
But to understand that, you’d have to be able to see all the colors in the spectrum (or that rainbow, the LGwhatever groups like so much, if it’s too complicated word), not just black and white.
Among other things.

P.S.
We’re living in 2017, and this guy is back in -2017, with tribes, and shit 😀

Gropegrope

Tribe is a metaphor….and shit…

notspamming

No it isn’t, but if you want to use it as such, you should indicate it “somehow”.

Gropegrope

Yes it is.
And you don’t label metaphors. That would be a simile.

You do know that the world tribe can be used as a description of any social group, ethnicity, political leaning or country…?
You could look it up…

notspamming

No it isn’t. You should look it up, in some other sources than you’re using now.

Yes I do, but like I’ve said in that other post, I don’t really care about figuring out what author had in mind. That’s the said authors “duty”.

Gropegrope

Merriam Webster:

Definition of tribe
1a: a social group comprising numerous families, clans, or generations together with slaves, dependents, or adopted strangers
b: a political division of the Roman people originally representing one of the three original tribes of ancient Rome
c: phyle
2: a group of persons having a common character, occupation, or interest
3: a category of taxonomic classification ranking below a subfamily; also : a natural group irrespective of taxonomic rank the cat tribe the rose tribe

See (2) above.

notspamming

Wikipedia:
[quote]A tribe is viewed, developmentally or historically, as a social group existing before the development of, or outside of, states. A tribe is a group of distinct people, dependent on their land for their livelihood, who are largely self-sufficient, and not integrated into the national society. [b]It is perhaps the term most readily understood and used by the general public.[/b][/quote]

Gropegrope

So what…?
Once again, see defintion (2) above.

Your inflexibility in language usage is seriously hindering your comprehension and ability to communicate.

notspamming

So which one is it now ? Is it a definition, or not ?