A new look

Despite huge knowledge we have about the sexual life of man, a lot of things is still an intriguing mystery, or the existing explanations are not entirely convincing. The author therefore proposes a new perspective on some key issues, which will probably cause much controversy.

He supposed, for example, that contrary to established views, it's not the men threw the first body hair, to avoid overheating in pursuit of deer, but first made this woman. Nudity in them replacing the old genital swelling, and then spread to further areas of the body and became a sexual signal in attracting partners.

 The genesis of human skin nakedness

The current concept of the natural human nudity (naked skin) as a way of conditioning the body, adopted by the primitive hunters, requires revision.

How we became naked. According to the author originally it appeared only female nudity. Smooth, hairless, naked skin of women indicate they were sexually mature. Men and children were hairy all over. The men only later began to imitate a woman's nakedness, so as to indicate its maturity, and differentiate themselves from the children who were still covered with hair. Finally, the children began to drop hair, joining thus the choice made by adults. Nakedness of the body has become a feature of the whole human species, but slightly different is the origin and nature of female nakedness, male nakedness and nakedness of children bodies. In the new situation, men had to refer to other signals of sexual maturity - male facial hair and male hair of other body parts have become of them. In the new situation, men had to refer to other signals of sexual maturity - male facial hair and other body parts has become of them.

Australopithecines were already bare. Recent scientific findings suggest that australopithecines had already completely naked body about 3 million years ago. The author speculates that ardipithecs may have earlier yet partially naked body. Thus it is the females of this species were the first hominins, which entered the path of gradually getting rid of hair from your skin.

Secrets of female sexuality

Many mysteries still conceals sexuality of women. Probably the biggest one is the full-year, unlimited time sexual receptivity. The author makes a very interesting comparison of this extraordinary qualities of a similar, though less extensive feature of our closest relatives - chimpanzees bonobos.

A year-long sexual activity. Bonobos also had broken the iron principle ruling the world of sexual beings that sexual receptivity is limited to a short period of an estrus. However, the enhanced receptivity bonobos and humans are completely different from each While bonobos simply extended the former sexual receptivity in oestrus, female receptivity created next to the former type of rut - a new type of sexual receptivity, additional receptivity. It is a excited with artificial way, by a special sexual stimulation comes from outside the body. This led to the separation of sexual receptivity in women from their sexual arousal, ie, the potential ability to respond to sexual stimuli (sexual receptivity) is not synonymous with the state of sexual arousal. This last status must be specifically induced only. There are therefore two types of female sexual arousal - the former, spontaneous, coming from a former period of estrus, which occurs in women around the time of ovulation, and a new type of excitability, which is provoked and which is requiring a special sexual stimulation.

Why women's ovulation is concealed? This is another great mystery. None of the animals have any problems in detecting ovulation in females, symptoms of ovulation for each species are always readily apparent. Why people abandoned so important and so useful knowledge? How nicely we would live today, we knew the moment of fertilization possible ... How much we would avoid unwanted pregnancies, as many nervous moments we escaped, how many expenses we escaped to the condoms or birth control pills ... According to the author, conscious control of fertility in order to improve family living conditions causes people to to avoid excessive reproduction. Therefore, it is good that the clever nature has hidden from us signs of ovulation, or else our species may not be left in the world, as it happened with some other species already extinct human.

The origin of a marriage

The author believes the origins of marriage should be traced in two main ways to acquire a wife in ancient times: by buying a wife or wife's abduction.

Buying a wife. In the past, before the appearance commodity economy, the chief donated his supporters possessed women in exchange for their service and loyalty. Later, for the gift man repaid the ransom, and later remained only a substitute for such a ransom - a gift that has passed into the hands of parents are wielding daughter. A reminiscence of the old habits of buying his wife was a requirement of consent of the sovereign for marriage a vassal or subjects, and so. right of first night (ius primae noctis).

Abduction of a wife. Kidnapping women was a long time current practice in all cultures. Some traditional tribes apply it to today (eg Gypsies, Dinkas, Tauregs). The author explains why this seemingly barbaric and dangerous dealings was socially tolerated and widely accepted. Where young men could not expect to offer them wives of the chief (and later buying his wife), leaves his clan and conquered women from their group or foreign group by rape. Such an event was the founding act of the new community, thus undermining its existence would undermine the basis for the whole community, the legality of its existence.

Human sexuality in prehistoric times

One of the most interesting questions concerning the history of human sexuality is the transformation of mutual relations between the sexes, especially the change of social position of women.

Palaeolithic "Venus." From the end of the Paleolithic era it is observed growing social position of women. In art, a manifestation of this phenomenon were the figures of Paleolithic "Venus" with abundant shapes (eg the famous Venus from the Willendorf). So far we have failed to clearly explain their meaning. The author believes that they were the prototypes of the goddess of fertility of game which later was called "Lady of the game" (Potni Theron). Their extremely generous shapes result from the fact that the sitter of fire was probably the first priestesses, ie priestesses of fire. Their unique way of life: lack of mobility with good nutrition caused that their bodies as the first could afford to spare the deposition of fat in the hips, which simulated the ongoing pregnancy and suggested specific reproductive properties.

Cults of fertility. And yet, as the author states, the original concept of fertility was completely asexual, people did not realize at first the matter of what are the consequences of sexual intercourse for reproduction. So it is impossible to discern any link between sexuality and primitive religion. The first step in a complementary, binary understanding of the forces of fertility - those were Aquatic cults, water cults that have emerged along with the beginnings of agriculture and the observation of phenomena of vegetation. Aquatic cults can be seen especially in the case of the male gods of storm and rain, which became the personification of the forces of fertility, while the chthonic cults - ground and vegetation - pertained to the female aspect of fertility. However, full understanding of the essence of fertility occurred only after the discovery of the secrets of of breeding animals.

Why in temples appeared sex? The author presents original look at the origins of agriculture. Inventors of agriculture could be priests of temple. They gathered a substantial surplus of food from gifts and sacrifices (sacrificial animals, grains), and they had the best chance to make the discovery of mechanism of reproduction of plants and animals. The first farms were conducted in the temples, and thus the methods of cultivation and farming permeated the secular life. This explains the enormous social and economic role of temples in the advanced civilizations on the one hand, and sacrilization in relation to the idea of fertility of plant, animal, and later the man - the other side. In this way, religion and sexuality intertwined together. This state is confirmed by the widespread presence of livestock in the mythologies (eg, sacred cows, sacred bulls) and the ancient cults and religious ceremonies that are phallic and orgiastic.

A history of love

Researchers a long time trying to answer the question, what is love, what is the definition of love. The most accepted idea in science is that a feeling of love emerged in humans as a way to reinforce monogamy, and the marriage bond. The concept of love is ambiguous. The most discussed is the erotic love (eros), especially one of its variants - romantic love, which is regarded as something more than lust, and passion (physical love).

In what way love is formed? According to the author, love is formed on the basis of patterns produced by society, by culture, while the ground of this feeling are some more elementary partial, innate emotional mechanisms. In the simplest terms, love is a combination of embedded passions (lust), and caring approach to a loved one. With the emergence of love, play an important role such phenomena as: temporary deprivation (blocking satisfying) of sexual needs of juveniles and the resulting frustration, and increase of arousal and emotional tension. On such a substrate may occur to some kind of paraphilia, ie the association of emotional arousal with the emerging external event - the object of affection.

Young girls: love and infatuation. The author puts forward the supposition that the the story of love could begin with the young girls. They could be "innovators" or discoverers of love. It is in their case would first come to connect dammed youthful passion with an attitude of caring, which caused the nascent maternal instinct. In this way, appeared in a state of "falling in love," which could be transformed into the stages the love according to the scheme of "love - wedding - marriage" that is, romantic love and then physical love and conjugal love. This is because in all known mythologies, young women are usually goddesses which patrons the love (such as Venus, Aphrodite).

Love and the Bible

The author seeking to confirm their hypotheses also in the biblical sources. He wonders, for example, whether the discovery of sex and nudity were indeed the main manifestations of "original sin" of which the Bible says. According to the author, the story of Adam and Eve could be an echo of the emancipation of the younger generation, the process of demolishing the old tribal structures and creating new, separate communities. Feelings of guilt resulted from breaking laws and religious orders of the tribe, and to oppose the will of the patriarch.

The story of the biblical Adam and Eve's love includes a number of other possible meanings. The image of paradise may be a memory, which hard-working, settled agricultural population remained from the days of free, carefree life of hunting and gatherer. The author also tries to explain why it is in this part of the world appeared in the literature issue of cover the nakedness of the human body and the problem of sexual shame ("fig leaf"), and therefore an issue that had yet to appear in every human society at a certain stage of its development.

Homo eroticus

The conclusion of the book is that the relevant differences in the sexual life between man and animal world should be looked for not in the biological sphere, in which significant differences are in fact not much, but in an extrabiological sphere. If we consider "erotic" everything that passes from the sphere of of our biological sexuality into our lives through broad sense culture, in this meaning man is distinguished from the rest of living creatures that it is capable of creating erotica, he is Homo eroticus.

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