make daily contributions to their local sperm bank

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NewAmerica

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Mandarin
Is " their local sperm bank" a euphemistic expression of "their own body sperm bank"?

Thanks in advance

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As the psychologist Steven Pinker has observed,21 if conforming to the dictates of evolution were the foundation of subjective well-being, most men would discover no higher calling in life than to make daily contributions to their local sperm bank. After all, from the perspective of a man’s genes, there could be nothing more fulfilling than spawning thousands of children without incurring any associated costs or responsibilities.

-Sam Harris (The Moral Landscape Page 16)
 
  • Barque

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    Tamil
    No, it's meant literally.

    The writer's saying that if conforming to the dictates of evolution was the "foundation of subjective well-being", most men would want to father as many children as possible and contribute daily to the local sperm bank (like blood banks in hospitals but that store sperm). It's meant half-humorously.

    Cross-posted.
     
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