Posted by Ann on September 17, 1997 at 22:28:19:
In response to Amy.....You Must Understand Our Policies, written by Nora on September 11, 1997 at 17:47:43
] 3. Thou shalt truely be disgusted by the idea of a wedding between first cousins Fanny and Edmund, for their poor inbred children would be stricken with numerous genetic diseases; too foul and vile to mention.
There are many cultures in this world which concider first-cousin marriages to be the ideal. The taboo against them is more social than scientific. (The pharohs frequently married sisters--and they reigned for thousands of years.)
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