Why do people thinks cousin marriages is ok if the risk of genetic?

disease is low.

Is this the reason why it's ok?

Don't you feel disgusted in the first place, of marrying your first cousin?

So if someone gave you data that marrying you brother or sister is ok, genetic tests confirm that your offspring will be ok, are you going to be happy and marry each other?

So people are happy to scr*w each other as long as the genetic defect doesn't happen? lol.

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  • Shark
    Lv 7
    6 years ago
    Best Answer

    Some muslims and others do it all the time.

  • 6 years ago

    "Is this the reason why it's ok?"

    For some that might indeed be their reasoning.

    "Don't you feel disgusted in the first place, of marrying your first cousin?"

    One who is willing to marry a cousin clearly will not feel disgusted by it.

    "are you going to be happy and marry each other?"

    No, because I'm not attracted to any of my siblings in any way.

    "So people are happy to scr*w each other as long as the genetic defect doesn't happen?"

    I personally don't care who screws who. They're consenting adults and if they enjoy having sex together, by all means do.

    Source(s): Incest is not something I occupy my mind with.
  • TTTTTT
    Lv 6
    6 years ago

    I didn't think 1st cousin marriages were very common

    2nd-3rd if we are talking Downton Abbey

  • 6 years ago

    They feel it's ok because you are "keeping it in the family" they figure because you have similar values and a similar upbringing,that a marriage will work better with family than with strangers

    • Shark
      Lv 7
      6 years agoReport

      I used to work with an assistant who came from a cultural background where this is the norm - you couldn't have asked for a more dedicated worker - however he was also severely limited in his ability

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