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Anonymous 73684

What are your thoughts on the Nature vs. Nurture debate?

Anonymous 73685

what

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Anonymous 73689

As an identical twin, I'm more on the nurture side. My twin got an 8th grade education and is a mom. I just graduated college, dealt with substance abuse issues, have held down a job since I was 18, and am now job hunting for a better paying job so I can live on my own while my sister is stuck relying on my parents.

Furthermore, despite the fact I weigh more than her, I've always had an hourglass figure whereas she's never had a defined waist, is more of an inverted triangle shape, and has had much more body and facial hair. I also gain weight in my ass whereas she doesn't. Yet our dna is identical. Of course, epigenetics play a part (the mutations that regularly occur which studies have shown do make twins over time have less and less similar dna). But I don't believe that is purely why we have such different lives.

Anonymous 73690

>>73689
>I've always had an hourglass figure whereas she's never had a defined waist, is more of an inverted triangle shape, and has had much more body and facial hair. I also gain weight in my ass whereas she doesn't.

Do you eat differently? Exercise differently?

Anonymous 73697

I suggest looking up Robert Sapolsky's Stanford University lectures on youtube, he really goes in depth of this subject's matter.

Anonymous 73698

This quote pretty much mirrors my own thoughts.
>Mother Nature has plainly not entrusted the determination of our intellectual capacities to the blind fate of a gene or genes; she gave us parents, learning, language, culture and education to program ourselves with

Anonymous 73700

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>>73698
That quote seems like an oxymoron to me, perhaps it was intentional though, nature and nurture are intertwined concepts after all. It just bugs me when people anthropomorphize natural processes like that, sounds too unscientific for my taste. If there really is a Mother Nature, she has a weird sense of humor. Pic related.

Anonymous 73716

>>73698
mother nature doesn't exist.

Anonymous 73732

>>73690
She ate far healthier than me growing up because I have a weird phobia of fruit. These differences were clear once we reached puberty and were (at the time) comparable bmis. She had a 27 inch waist, I had a 24 inch waist. Also, she's like 2 inches shorter than me.

Now things are really very complicated to compare because she's had a kid (everything I posted was pre pregnancy when we were more comparable). She is now thinner than me even post pregnancy.

I work out now and she doesn't. At the time of puberty we were both on sports team and I wasn't as healthy as her.

Anonymous 73740

>>73732
Really interesting, thanks for replying anon

Anonymous 73741

>>73732
One more question, did either of you ever need braces? (Your teeth being straight or not depends on the type of diet you ate growing up).

Anonymous 73760

>>73716
Mother nature isn't the conscious of the earth acting on thought, it's just the name put to the aggregate of natural forces. Only way it wouldn't exist is if you don't believe in natural forces such as climate change, evolution, and predation.

Anonymous 73762

>>73698
>>73760
Read The Bible, you filthy pagans.

Anonymous 73765

>>73762
You do realise that a lot of Christianity is just a cut and paste job on top of paganism? There‚Äôs a reason Xmas is on the 25th and Mary and Jesus are depicted with suns behind their heads…

Anonymous 73766

>>73762
What does the definition of mother nature have anything to do with religion? Stop making everything about gods



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