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    Is Laziness Genetic?

    Discuss: http://healthyliving.msn.com/health-...-be-hereditary

    EDIT: I wish that the links still had the preview title.



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    Re: Is Laziness Genetic?

    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.


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    Re: Is Laziness Genetic?

    Quote Originally Posted by mtowncyclone13 View Post
    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.
    Your highly scientific analysis has compelled me.



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    Re: Is Laziness Genetic?

    Quote Originally Posted by roundball View Post
    Your highly scientific analysis has compelled me.
    Your non-sarcastic response to an opinion, not a research theory, has intrigued me.


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    Re: Is Laziness Genetic?

    TLDR.



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    Re: Is Laziness Genetic?

    Quote Originally Posted by roundball View Post
    Your highly scientific analysis has compelled me.
    The Gattica effect, man. F genetics. Gonna live MY life.




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    Re: Is Laziness Genetic?

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



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    Re: Is Laziness Genetic?

    Quote Originally Posted by CYCLNST8 View Post
    The Gattica effect, man. F genetics. Gonna live MY life.
    I could overcome my genetics, too, if it would impress Uma Thurman.



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    Re: Is Laziness Genetic?

    Quote Originally Posted by ruxCYtable View Post
    The more important question is, can I go on disability for it?
    Yes, but unfortunately it would require a lot of effort.



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    Re: Is Laziness Genetic?

    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.



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    Re: Is Laziness Genetic?

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


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    Re: Is Laziness Genetic?

    Nature trumps nurture.



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    Re: Is Laziness Genetic?

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



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    Re: Is Laziness Genetic?

    Quote Originally Posted by mtowncyclone13 View Post
    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.
    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.



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    Re: Is Laziness Genetic?

    Making me tired just thinking of it.


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