The differences among them are in the factors that trigger this mechanism.
Episodes of vasovagal syncope are typically recurrent and usually occur when the predisposed person is exposed to a specific trigger.
And one of the things marking it out among ancient and modern cultures is its obsession with sex. Every culture has its own hang-ups about sex – but most of them don’t want sex to be a topic of conversation; that would be rude.
That great contrast is one of the reasons why there is so much anti-western feeling in many parts of the world.
When we got there, I was assigned to the biological side of the argument, which in my opinion, was slightly easier to argue since I could base my points on scientific facts.Christian churches tear themselves apart arguing about the role of women, contraception, abortion, homosexuality and how to deal with wretched revelations about clerical child abuse.And our modern western pride in our openness about talking and laughing about sex in almost any situation is simply a reversal of two millennia of largely negative Christian chatter on that same subject.The puzzle is all the greater because the central figure in this religion, Jesus, had very little to say about sex.True, he insisted on monogamy in marriage, and on no divorce (both insistences being new to his own Jewish culture, and rather shocking) – but beyond that, virtually nothing.