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Love vs Lust
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notjesus
Aug 08, 2009
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reese
Aug 09, 2009
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Lust isn't taking advantage of someone. You can call that rape or selfishness. Lust is defined as an intense or unrestrained sexual craving; an overwhelming desire or craving. You could have a lust for power. It doesn't have to be sexual. Love and lust go hand in hand. Lust is nature's way of bringing the opposite sexes together to mate. Without lust, it's doubtful that love between a man and a woman would have a chance to prosper at all.

 
rebirth
Aug 10, 2009
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Lust is one of the many parts of love.

 
jonjax71
Aug 09, 2009
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I have the best of both worlds, even after over 35 years I still lust the love of my life

 
notjesus
Aug 09, 2009
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What is Love?

There are too many that think they know the answer to this question and the rest desire the answer. I also do not have the absolute answer to this question, but I have an idea I have faith in.

A question is always a good way to find answers....

Why do we all feel the need to love?

My thought on this is "No one is meant to live this life alone". Some try to live alone and become lonely. They become bitter and their thoughts sway towards hatred for other humans.

Our current society dictates that everyone should educate themselves and become the perfect human being. Society demands us all to be the perfect human being........

No one will ever be the perfect human being. Even the best of us! We will all have to deal with circumstances that are not within our individual control.Yet, we all still try to be control every aspect of our lives, we all try to be perfect..

To love is to accept those that are not perfect. Since no one is perfect then you will love everyone. Acceptance comes before forgiveness. No one can forgive without acceptance for the action. All people do right and wrong. Everyone! Accept it and learn to love. Otherwise you choose to live a life that judges people as your enemies. You choose to battle those that may help you to see the true meaning of life.

And now I chose to type the word SEX. (see the Lust side of...Love vs. Lust)


 
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notjesus
Aug 09, 2009
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What is Lust?

I can only tell you of lust from my thoughts. Thought I do believe that the concept of love vs lust is black and white.

Lust is when a person makes a choice to take advantage of another person for their own personal gain. Whether that gain be sexually or mentally.. When someone knowingly uses another to make themselves feel better.

Not much else to say about Lust.

 
scarleta
Aug 11, 2009
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Right, the topic is way too vauge, but I'll give it a shot.

Reese was very right to say that lust is nature's way of bringing the opposite sexes together to mate. I would like to take that one step further.

Lust is the mechanism evolved to ensure that people will mate and concieve children. Love (that is romantic love) is the mechanism evolved to ensure that the couple then stays together to raise the resulting child. That's really all there is to it. Now the system does not always work perfectly, but that is the reason these emotions exist.

Love is not as mysterious as many would make it out to be. It is an emotion in the human brain like any other which is there for a specific adaptive reason.

 


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