Now that we know that gayness is a physical state that some people are born with, just like skin color, gay bashing has to become a thing of the past, doesn’t it? Surely we can’t continue to tolerate any kind of prejudice against gays. On the Daily Show, Jon Stewart said the last election was “about men kissing,” referring to the controversy about gay marriage. If gayness is genetic, then according to our laws, gay marriage will have to become legal as well. Expect the first lawsuit any time.
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Robin Lloyd writes in LiveScience that scientists can tell us how to lead a happy life, but most people don’t pay attention and insist on being miserable instead.

Polls do show that Americans are no happier today than they were 50 years ago, despite the fact that most of us have a better quality of life. 10% percent of adult women 4% of adult men take antidepressants. Researcher David Lykken says 50% of happiness is genetic, based on how much serotonin you have naturally.

Part of this has to do with a branch of quantum physics called Fisher Information, which postulates that we create our own reality. In the film “What the (Bleep) Do We Know,” one of the scientists says, “Every day I wake up and say, ‘It’s going to be a great day’–and it always is.”
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In her latest diary, Anne Strieber writes that in light of the new scientific information about male gayness, gay prejudice has to end. She says, “Everyone may not be able to attain happiness in this life, but everyone deserves it?or at least a chance to try for it. We’re currently fighting a war in order to bring the right to pursue happiness to all Iraqis. We need to extend this right to our gay friends as well.”

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We’ve already written about how redheads may be related to Neanderthals. No it turns out that European women evolved blonde hair and blue eyes at the end of the Ice Age in order to attract men. In those days, the most common hair color was brunette.

Arifa Akbar writes in the Independent that blonde hair evolved at a time when both food and men were in short supply, and there were many women competing for a limited number of males, who died off at an early age due to the physical trials of hunting. This all happened about ten thousand years ago. Before that time, most humans had brown hair and brown eyes. The reason the blonde anomaly succeeded so well was because men were attracted to them.

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