Is Laziness Genetic?

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  1. LindenCy

    LindenCy Keep and Pride - It works

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  2. mtowncyclone13

    mtowncyclone13 Well-Known Member

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    Pretty sure it's mostly a learned behavior. I'm adopted and share most of the same social and cultural norms and worth ethic as my father - there is no possible way for it to be genetic.
     
  3. roundball

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    Your highly scientific analysis has compelled me.
     
  4. mtowncyclone13

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    Your non-sarcastic response to an opinion, not a research theory, has intrigued me.
     
  5. RyCy04

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  6. CYCLNST8

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    The Gattica effect, man. F genetics. Gonna live MY life.
     
  7. ruxCYtable

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    The more important question is, can I go on disability for it?
     
  8. roundball

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    I could overcome my genetics, too, if it would impress Uma Thurman.
     
  9. Cyclonepride

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    Yes, but unfortunately it would require a lot of effort.
     
  10. Cyclonepride

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    Put me in the no camp by the way. I think people will generally do what is expected of them, and so I think it is a learned behavior.
     
  11. dtISU

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    I'm getting tired scrolling ALL the way down here...
     
  12. WhatMeWorry

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    Nature trumps nurture.
     
  13. JWIL4CY

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    I'm too lazy to read the article or any of these posts.
     
  14. baller21

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    You mean except for the scientific proof thing from the article. There's also a lot of different health issues that could be passed on that affect a persons energy levels such as Hypothyroidism.
     
  15. Wesley

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    Making me tired just thinking of it.
     
  16. dtISU

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    My eyes got tired just reading that last word...
     
  17. coolerifyoudid

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    aw, c'mon. Ya can't even spell it out? Your dad must be a real bum.
     
  18. mtowncyclone13

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    read the bolded parts.
     
  19. Clonefan94

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    You say one thing, by saying it's a learned behavior, but then explain the exact opposite when you say you are just like your father.

    Now if you said you're dad was a lazy ***, but you bust your hump a good 14 hours a day and love it, you might have something there.


    HAHA, just read your post above, sorry. I wonder if being a ****** reader is genetic. I'll have to ask my dad if he sucks at it too. I read that as I've adopted my dad's work ethic.
     
  20. baller21

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    but you don't know if your real parents are lazy or not.
     

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