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    Health [Claim] Smoking increases chances of child being gay in adulthood

    He didn't say that if you smoke your child will be gay. He suggested that homosexuality may be more common because of smoking while pregnant. And I can't believe you're comparing gays to dogs. They're very much human, just like us.
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    Health [Claim] Smoking increases chances of child being gay in adulthood

    Then let me try to keep this short. This is not contrary to the assumptions neuroscience make today, and no one has so far presented any evidence suggesting it is. My painfully obvious point, that seem to elude you guys, is that the criticism presented in this thread is unwarranted.
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    Health [Claim] Smoking increases chances of child being gay in adulthood

    You're thinking about hearsay
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    Health [Claim] Smoking increases chances of child being gay in adulthood

    I agree that the reason may be correct, but there's a difference between making arbitrary statements based on the oldest case of Chinese whispers and making qualified statements withing the field you've been researching for decades.
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    Health [Claim] Smoking increases chances of child being gay in adulthood

    I guess you didn't, so let me rephrase my question if semantics are so important to you: what qualifies you to disregard this study? Well, I did not say that. Besides, I read the article to, so you're really pushing it if that was what made you not sound like an eight year old. What I did say...
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    Health [Claim] Smoking increases chances of child being gay in adulthood

    I have not blindly followed Dick Swaab, nor have I said I believe this to be true. I have simply discredited your statements, much like you try to discredit statements I have not made. The fetal development of the brain is still considered neuroscience. And he didn't say "traumatic...
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    US News Barack Obama: 'Marijuana no more dangerous than alcohol'

    US President Barack Obama has said smoking marijuana is no more dangerous than alcohol, but still called it a "bad idea". Speaking to The New Yorker magazine, he said it was wrong to think legalising the drug would be "a panacea" that could solve many social problems. Mr Obama was referring...
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    What are you listening to right now?

    the famous rock stars most people know are the tip of one tiny iceberg in a great glacier :)
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    Report Unsafe at Any Level: Very Low Blood Alcohol Content Associated With Causing Car Crashes

    Dying in a crash because the legislation favored laziness over safety is also a PITA.
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    Health [Claim] Smoking increases chances of child being gay in adulthood

    There are tons of statistics linking alcohol abuse, smoking etc to many different neural changes. If you haven't found any, you've clearly not been looking. Now as I've understood this, this is a "qualified guess" with basis in many (researched) facts, such as the direct hormonal effects smoking...
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    Health [Claim] Smoking increases chances of child being gay in adulthood

    He did not write that article.
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    Health [Claim] Smoking increases chances of child being gay in adulthood

    Which you failed to mention before now - you've only referred to his name. Here's his CV: http://www.herseninstituut.knaw.nl/research_groups/swaab_group/team/swaab Although you could have just checked the wiki-page, and you would have gotten a picture of what he's been up to How so? I was...
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