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Old 2011-03-20, 04:05   #6
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Originally Posted by jasong View Post
Think about it. We have a pill that can cure polio. That's awesome. But when people refer to something called "The pill," as in,"My sister's on the pill," guess what "the pill" does? It prevents pregnancy. Think of how much R&D went into preventing pregnancy when people could simply choose to not have sex. So if someone comes up with a condom that will never break and still offers the feeling of the best Latex condom out there, how much is that worth to the average horny couple?
Well, it's not like the latex ones have a particularly high fail rate*. Certainly not high enough to warrant something as overkill as carbon nanotubes...

*Not speaking from any experience here, but surely if the fail rate was high then people would not rely on them so widely.

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