By Pepper Schwartz, Martha Kempner
50 nice Myths of Human Sexualityseeks to dispel mostly approved myths and misunderstandings surrounding human sexuality, supplying an enlightening, interesting and hard booklet that covers the fifty components the author's think contributors needs to comprehend to have a secure, fulfilling and fit intercourse life.
Dispels/Explores quite often permitted myths and misunderstandings surrounding human sexuality.
Includes comparisons to different nations and cultures exploring varied ideals and the way societies can impression perceptions.
Areas mentioned comprise: pre-marital intercourse, masturbation, sexual illnesses, fable, pornography, relationships, birth control, and feelings comparable to jealousy, physique photograph lack of confidence, passionate love and sexual aggression.
Covers either heterosexual and same-sex relationships.
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One kind of gamete-the sperm-delivers the DNA to another kind of garnete-the egg, or ovum-that receives the sperm's DNA and fuses it with its own DNA. The union forms a fertilized egg, or zygote, that sooner or later proceeds to develop into an individual of a new generation. Except in the most primitive form of sexual reproduction, there is a difference in size between the two garnetes. The smaller garnete that delivers the DNA is a spermatozoon, or sperm for short, and the larger gamete that receives the DNA is the ovum or egg.
When in the erystalline state, they are as lifeless as a grain of salto Some of them ean survive in the environment for long periods, but they ean proliferate only with the help of living organisms. They are surprisingly adept at transferring genetie material from one to another in a way eomparable to sex. Eleetron mieroscope pietures show that viruses differ in size and shape. One of the first to be observed by eleetron mieroseopy has a hexagonal head and tail. The head eonsists of DNA and RNA with a wrapper of protein.
Single cells, though mostly too small to be seen with the naked eye, are highly complex organisms, each a microscopic ecosystem. The conventional view is that the structural inc1usions called organelles, the chemical communication system, the energyusing and energy-producing systems, and the reproduction machinery all perform with blissful cooperation in a benevolent cytoplasm for the common good. Not so, say Hurst and Hamilton. They picture the cellular innards as an arena for a wild and woolly free-for-all in which the cytoplasmic components-the mitochondria, plasmids, chromosomes, and other inc1usions-are all looking out for themselves.
50 Great Myths of Human Sexuality by Pepper Schwartz, Martha Kempner