This thread was inspired by another thread: (The Causes of Homosexuality) Anyway, that thread got me thinking: Almost all "investigations" into the causes of homosexuality are prompted by the unproven supposition that homosexuality is a "mistake", and that homosexuality is superfluous to the survival of the species. As a result, most people are looking for mutations and flaws instead of pro-survival reasons for having a "third gender" (males and females who are genetically programmed to NOT actively reproduce). Here is some food for thought: -- Perhaps not all humans are supposed to be reproductively oriented. Look at bees and ants -- not every creature is involved in reproduction. -- Perhaps the human form is just too complex to have a third gender (one that assists society, but doesn't necessarily reproduce) -- And perhaps homosexuality functions as a form of population control Any thoughts on this?