I'm fairly sure most (all) of us feel parent/child incest is wrong, and for fairly obvious reasons. 

However, if a brother and sister are very careful about pregnancy prevention or, better, one or both of them is unable to conceive, what would be wrong with it?

BTW, I'm NOT trying to decide whether to do it with my sister (LOL). This is just a question that came to mind while in a discussion with another person.

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That sounds like a lot of conjecture. I understand the concept of pheromones, but I've never heard of them being tied to incest before. Besides, pheromones do not a moral or ethical argument make, so they have nothing to do with the question I asked.

Pure conjecture. But I think it does relate to the question. It could explain why what might seem to be a harmless act (after dealing with the problems with offspring), is pretty universally considered to be morally wrong. Isn't a proposition the first step in a scientific study? Or do you just want a yes/no answer as to morality?

Actually it's not universally considered morally wrong. It's a taboo that exists in the statistical majority, but their are existing and historic cultures that accept it. And has been studied. 

if a brother and sister are very careful about pregnancy prevention or, better, one or both of them is unable to conceive, what would be wrong with it?

Does that sound like I'm looking for a yes or no answer? I'm asking what would be wrong with it?

 

No - Just no.

I can understand it at a child level but really - as an adult i think that I would have problems relating to my brother correctly. Its not the sort of adult secret I would want to have with a sibling ... ewww . just no

I used to pick on my little sister all the time. My mom would tell us to quit flirting. The thing is, being raised with a person of the opposite sex exposes you to marriage fallacies from an early age. For example, my sister, while cute, passes gas and bleeds out of her crotch. As a result, I have little capacity for intimacy with her. Maybe a hug on christmas.

You spelled, "wincest" wrong.

i find this post rd on Google and had to join in this little talk first i would like to i I'm not a troll  i would have never upload my picture up here I'm questions here to ask questions and see what u people think as a man of science i feel its my job to all way ask  science I've seen something about this subject as a kid on the new is brother and  sister incest really that wrong i seen this  brother and sister on the news living together and even walk around in day light handing hands and people yelling out names out them yet they keep there heads hold high and they want to get married one day i had all ways had a open mind but lets go to the question of gay married for a sec the main reason why people say they should not get married is because its not right in the eyes of god or same sex people can not have kids  but same people say if its for love they have ever right to get married mind u we humans are the people who write the  bible  i do believe in god i also believe want  ever u believe u will go when u die that's will u will when u die if u believe gays have the right to marriage for love then why not brother and sister for love and fact all most anyone for love this is the main reason the government does want to make gay marriage legal  because if they give that right to gays they have to give to everyone who wants marriage like brother and sister and so on and this guy its right kids are having sex at younger ages i know 12year old's who are have sex and same with older men and that fact but that not a subject or the subject of rape or sex slave the fact that things are going on like that in this world just j really piss me off if i ever met a men who do any like rape or sex with kids i would not be able to stop myself from killing right I'm a little of topic tell me want u guys think troll are welcome if u have no life 

Let me guess. Instead of going to English class and doing your English homework, you were praying, right? Come back with some capitalization, paragraphing, and punctuation and you're likely to get a better response. 

I think you're basically asking "If we let gays get married, isn't that a kind of slippery slope? Brothers and sisters getting married. Fathers and daughters getting married. People and their pets or their cars. Where does it stop, right?" 

Before you answer, notice how much easier it is to read and understand someone who uses capitalization, paragraphing, and punctuation.

i was having trouble reading this too and chose to skip it

i was also thinking of responding with something like Unseen's last paragraph

e.g., at least a little sentence separation makes it a lot easier to read

almost all people here who's 2nd language is english write very well, compared to this

just sayin'

You realise gays already get married, right?  Its simply a matter of federal recognition of state laws.  So if it hasn't led to other matters like incest already, why would you think that this will change because of federal recognition.  Let me say that again.  Gays already get married in 11 states in the USA.

And, two days ago, In New Zealand.

Seeing the giant protest in France against it, I was tempted to post news footage of the protest which ensued in Wellington. 6 or 7 bedraggled protesters standing in the dark across from Parliament. Very useful in demonstrating that gay marriage is, in New Zealand, NBT, as it should be everywhere.

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