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Thank God that someone is finally doing this essential research. But what about legs? In a recent survey 10% of men preferred the right leg and 10% preferred the left leg. But most men preferred something in between.

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This settled the boobs VS ass debate

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I guess I'll try to start liking breasts more so that I can become smarter.

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Jan 7·edited Jan 7

One might consider a scenario of divergent evolution of the main non-visceral site for fat storage, such that for reasons unknown, African women evolved to be more steatopygic and Eurasian women evolved toward fat storage in breasts. When searching for porn, modern men of the two regions would then be seeking the supranormal stimulus appropriate to the genetics of their group, as genetically programmed in the men. Under this scenario, geographic variation in male preference would not shed light on the origin of permanent breasts.

It could be that large breasts were selected for as supranormal stimuli. But for the actual origin of permanent breasts, explaining the initial stage of enlargement seems more relevant than focusing on hypertrophied breasts. A mystery as great as the origin of permanent breasts is why there remains so much variation in size in an organ presumably selected for; there must be unrecognized tradeoffs.

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Breasts>buttocks

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it is worth understanding here that the sexual revolution was not a quick event of the 1960s. Public sentiment changed gradually and the revolution finally ended just around the 1990s.

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Desmond Morris floated the theory that big breasts evolved to simiulated buttocks to encourage sex after man (woman) started walking upright.

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Emil, I believe I am going to solve the evolutionary mystery of human female permanently protruding breasts. As we all know, women developed wider hips for a wider birth canal as human heads increased in size. In turn, men who felt attraction to the resulting roundness of the hips, would more likely reproduce. This attraction to roundness was so important that women also became round in other areas, like the chest.

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My theory is that the increased interest in buttocks results from the increased frequency of breast augmentation. Straight men (and some women) are trying to answer the question, "Is she really hot, or is she fake?" Large breasts have become suspect; buttocks may appear a more reliable guide.

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Science.

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I have a theory why women have breasts. It builds on the assumption that we had an ancestor with detectable estrus.

https://woodfromeden.substack.com/p/why-do-women-have-breasts

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> We might also wonder why the old books from the 1800s had a relatively higher rate of mentioning these topics than modern books pre-1980.

(1) Usage of ass to refer to the animal was much more prevalent in 19C I would guess.

(2) Probably greater share of technical books across time.

(3) Hypothetical: Victorian prudery, 18C was more "freewheeling".

> ... as the big spike in "ass" in American English books dates back only to the 1990s, not to the 1960s cultural revolution.

Another hypothesis I have had for some time is that the growing interest in butts relative to boobs in the past couple of decades also has to do with many women starting to go to the gym and work out, which AFAIK was a marginal phenomenon a generation ago and earlier. Although the average female ass has gotten much fatter during this period, the top butts today are toned bubble butts that look much better than the top butts in 1974, whereas no such improvement could happen with boobs. This made butts relatively more attractive all else equal.

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You know, the preference of rappers and their relatives for large buttocks has been well documented (Mix-a-Lot et al. 1992), but I'm wondering if there there's a large source of information on Asians' proclivities. Gee, if only we had an area of popular culture with substantial East Asian influence... ;)

https://tropedia.fandom.com/wiki/Breasts_in_Anime_and_Manga

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Hahaha, Now I understand why I like big asses with big dicks.

Look at my profile and you'll understand.

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I just blacked out

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