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prostitution

1. The act or practice of prostituting or offering the body to an indiscriminate intercourse with men; common lewdness of a woman.

2. The act of setting one's self to sale, or of devoting to infamous purposes what is in one's power; as, the prostitution of abilities; the prostitution of the press. Mental prostitution.

Origin: L. Prostitutio: cf. F. Prostitution.


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Connection between opioid receptors and fatty acid receptors

... and more likely to stay single/lonely but still they keep on eating like heroin addicts willing to risk HIV infections through needle sharing or prostitution. Mu-opioid receptor activators cause appetite for fattier foods if they are injected into nucleus accumbens. Opiate withdrawals cause muscle ...

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by mhein
Tue Jul 10, 2012 2:00 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Connection between opioid receptors and fatty acid receptors
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Biology is not a science

... deny that which has been brought upon us by our great savior and this reminds me of my favorite bible verse Ezekiel 23:19-20 Yet she increased her prostitution, remembering the days of her youth when she engaged in prostitution in the land of Egypt. She lusted after their genitals – as large as ...

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by telanerv
Wed Jul 29, 2009 6:15 pm
 
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Biology is not a science
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Views: 56733

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That is why infidelity occurs and prostitution is still in business. So is "female infidelity" or "the fear of female infidelity" the reason why males became monogamous? I agree with the STD part. But if this was the prime ...

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by deostroll
Thu Mar 20, 2008 2:57 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Discuss monogamy & polygamy
Replies: 14
Views: 16486

Discuss monogamy & polygamy

... did not start exhibiting monogamy (as you put it) all of a sudden. The primordial ‘mating drive’ is still there. That is why infidelity occurs and prostitution is still in business. There are still many societies today that allow men to have multiple wives. What is not there – is the desire to ...

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by Cat
Thu Mar 20, 2008 2:17 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Discuss monogamy & polygamy
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Views: 16486

HIstory ...

... stands Martin Luther as well as Richard Wagner. [Adolf Hitler, Mein Kampf, Vol. 1, Chapter 8] The fight against syphilis demands a fight against prostitution, against prejudices, old habits, against previous conceptions, general views among them not least the false prudery of certain circles. ...

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by E8-not42
Sat Nov 17, 2007 5:55 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: God vs Evolution
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Views: 233361


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