wondering what condoms are made of

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Whenever we talk about what condoms are made of, we usually limit the conversation to the condom itself, namely whether it is made of lambskin, latex, polyurethane, or other synthetic materials such as AT-10 resin and polyisoprene.

What Are Condoms Actually Made Of?


The word latex is also used to refer to natural latex rubber, particularly non-vulcanized rubber. Such is the case in products like latex gloves, latex condoms and latex clothing.

Natural rubber, also called India rubber or caoutchouc, as initially produced, consists of polymers of the organic compoundisoprene, with minor impurities of other organic compounds, plus water. Thailand and Indonesia are two of the leading rubber producers. Forms of polyisoprene that are used as natural rubbers are classified as elastomers.

Currently, rubber is harvested mainly in the form of the latex from the rubber tree or others. The latex is a sticky, milky colloid drawn off by making incisions in the bark and collecting the fluid in vessels in a process called "tapping". The latex then is refined into rubber ready for commercial processing. In major areas, latex is allowed to coagulate in the collection cup. The coagulated lumps are collected and processed into dry forms for marketing.

Latex - Wikipedia


Vulcanization (British: vulcanisation) is a chemical process used to harden rubber.

Vulcanization - Wikipedia


Polyurethane (PUR and PU) is a polymer composed of organic units joined by carbamate (urethane) links. While most polyurethanes are thermosetting polymers that do not melt when heated, thermoplastic polyurethanes are also available.

Polyurethane - Wikipedia


In chemistry, an organic compound is generally any chemical compound that contains carbon.

Organic compound - Wikipedia

Organic matter, organic material, or natural organic matter (NOM) refers to the large pool of carbon-based compounds found within natural and engineered, terrestrial and aquatic environments. It is matter composed of organic compounds that have come from the remains of organisms such as plants and animals and their waste products in the environment.

Organic matter - Wikipedia



Condoms made from sheep intestines, labeled "lambskin", are also available. Although they are generally effective as a contraceptive by blocking sperm, it is presumed that they are likely less effective than latex in preventing the transmission of agents that cause STDs, because of pores in the material.[94] This is based on the idea that intestines, by their nature, are porous, permeable membranes, and while sperm are too large to pass through the pores, viruses—such as HIV, herpes, and genital warts—are small enough to pass through.[92] However, there are to date no clinical data confirming or denying this theory. Some believe that lambskin condoms provide a more "natural" sensation, and they lack the allergens that are inherent to latex, but because of their lesser protection against infection, other hypoallergenic materials such as polyurethane are recommended for latex-allergic users and/or partners. Lambskin condoms are also significantly more expensive than other types and as slaughter by-products they are also not vegetarian.

Condom - Wikipedia
 
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Would any of these 'materials' have any effect in the inwards of the one being 'penetrated' and/or on the one on whom the 'condom' is on?

Add to that any kind of 'spermicide(s)' or any of the ingredients of the lubricant and would these ingredients have any effect?


Nonoxynol-9 is the primary chemical in spermicides to inhibit sperm motility. Active secondary spermicidal ingredients can include octoxynol-9, benzalkonium chloride and menfegol.[4] These secondary ingredients aren't mainstream in the United States, being the only active ingredient adopted the one cited above. Preventing sperm motility will inhibit the sperm from travelling towards the egg moving down the fallopian tubes to the uterus. In fact the deep proper insertion of spermicide should effectively block the cervix so that sperm cannot make it past the cervix, to the uterus, or the fallopian tubes. Scholars K.T. Bartman and et al. study observing the distribution of spermicide containing Nonoxynol-9 in the vaginal tract, showed “After 10 min the gel spread within the vaginal canal providing a contiguous covering of the epithelium of variable thickness.”[5] The sole goal of spermicide is to prevent fertilization.

Menfegol is a spermicide manufactured as a foaming tablet.[6] It is available only in Europe.

Spermicide - Wikipedia

Octoxynol-9 was previously a common spermicide, but was removed from the U.S. market in 2002 after manufacturers failed to perform new studies required by the FDA


If this ingredient inhibits sperm 'life', what could it do to the 'living' cells of the inner membranes?



To 'save' life or to 'destroy' life?


Luke 6:9 "Then said Jesus unto them, I will ask you one thing; Is it lawful on the sabbath days to do good, or to do evil? to save life, or to destroy it?"
 
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Who is it that seeks to 'grieve' others? Who is it that seeks to 'distress/vex/pain' others?

Strong's Greek: 3076. λυπέω (lupeó) -- to distress, to grieve


How is lupeó and lupus related?


Lupus is a chronic autoimmune disease that can damage any part of the body (skin, joints, and/or organs). "Chronic" means that the signs and symptoms tend to last longer than six weeks and often for many years.

In lupus, something goes wrong with the immune system, which is the part of the body that fights off viruses, bacteria, and germs ("foreign invaders," like the flu). Normally our immune systems produce proteins called "antibodies" which protect the body from these invaders.

"Autoimmunity" means your immune system cannot tell the difference between these foreign invaders and your body’s healthy tissues ("auto" means "self"). As a result, it creates autoantibodies that attack and destroy healthy tissue.

These autoantibodies cause inflammation, pain, and damage in various parts of the body.

What is lupus?


au·to·im·mune
MEDICINE
  1. relating to disease caused by antibodies or lymphocytes produced against substances naturally present in the body.

an·ti·bod·y
noun

plural noun: antibodies
a blood protein produced in response to and counteracting a specific antigen. Antibodies combine chemically with substances which the body recognizes as alien, such as bacteria, viruses, and foreign substances in the blood.


lym·pho·cyte
PHYSIOLOGY

plural noun: lymphocytes
  1. a form of small leukocyte (white blood cell) with a single round nucleus, occurring especially in the lymphatic system.


au·to·im·mune
MEDICINE
  1. relating to disease caused by antibodies or lymphocytes produced against substances naturally present in the body.

relating to disease caused by a blood protein produced in response to and counteracting a specific antigen, which the body recognizes as alien, such as bacteria, viruses, and foreign substances in the blood or by a form of small leukocyte (white blood cell) with a single round nucleus, occurring especially in the lymphatic system produced against substances present in the body......



lym·phat·ic sys·tem
noun
  1. the network of vessels through which lymph drains from the tissues into the blood.

lymph
noun
  1. 1.
    PHYSIOLOGY
    a colorless fluid containing white blood cells, which bathes the tissues and drains through the lymphatic system into the bloodstream.
 
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Is lupus only for 'women'? Can 'males' get the same or similar autoimmune 'disease(s)'?


What do former President George H.W. Bush, Fox Business News anchor Neil Cavuto, comedian and actor Bernie Mac, Poison lead singer and reality television star Bret Michaels and Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Bobby Engram have in common?

They are among the millions of American men living with an autoimmune disease today. And, these men are the focus of a new public service campaign launched today by American Autoimmune Related Diseases Association (AARDA).

“Much more research and many more research dollars are needed for basic research to determine just how gender and sex hormones influence autoimmunity in men; for epidemiological studies to determine the exact number of men who suffer with ADs; and for clinical studies to better understand just how these diseases manifest in men as opposed to women,” said AARDA's Ladd.

Men get autoimmune diseases, too!



Paper and Ink. While most paper used for such items as newspapers and books is primarily made of wood pulp, the currency paper made specifically for the Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) is composed of 75% cotton and 25% linen – with the security thread and watermark built in.

How Paper Money Is Made - Littleton Coin Company


The fibrous surfaces of U.S. currency provide ample crevices for bacteria to make themselves at home. And the longer any of that money stays in circulation, the more opportunity it has to become contaminated. Lower-denomination bills are used more often, so studies suggest our ones, fives and tens are more likely to be teeming with disease-causing bacteria. Some of these pathogens are known to survive for months, according to a recent review of “dirty money” studies. Unfortunately, dirty dollars—whether denominations of $1 or $100—are not whisked away to the cleaners when they need it. They tend to circulate for about four to 15 years, according to the Federal Reserve. And U.S. coins last even longer: about 25 years, the Fed says.

Dirty Money


Clean living.... Unclean living... Clean home.... Unclean home....


Foreign body in throat
If you believe your child has a battery in their ear, nose or throat, THIS IS AN EMERGENCY. Your child must be evaluated by a healthcare professional immediately so that they can safely remove the battery.

Foreign bodies in the airway
A foreign body in the airway (choking) constitutes a medical emergency and requires immediate attention. The foreign body can get stuck in many different places within the airway. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, death by choking is a leading cause of death and injury among children younger than 4 years of age.

Foreign body in throat - Stanford Children's Health


Foreign body ingestion is a potentially serious problem that peaks in children aged six months to three years. It causes serious morbidity in less than one percent of all patients, and approximately 1,500 deaths per year are attributed to ingestion of foreign bodies in the United States.1,2 In 1999, the American Association of Poison Control documented 182,105 incidents of foreign body ingestion by patients younger than 20 years.

Foreign Body Ingestion in Children


foreign body in infants - Google Search


Hepatitis A virus can infect people who accidentally ingest fecal matter in contaminated food or water or through personal contact.

Hepatitis A | HAV | MedlinePlus



Do you keep your shoewear at the door or do you bring in everything you might have stepped on, either fresh or residued? How about for your pets and after their 'walks'?


Out of all the public restrooms you use during the day, how many would you recommend their cleaning company to another Business for Janitorial 'hiring'?



Good Janitors are in the job of 'saving' lives..


Proverbs 10:4 "He becometh poor that dealeth with a slack hand: but the hand of the diligent maketh rich."


Or... he becometh poor that deals with a janitor with slack hand(s) because he will probably get 'sick'. But he who deals with a person who is diligent will be made 'rich'.


Clean living.... Unclean living... Clean home.... Unclean home....

Clean 'rich'... Unclean 'rich'...



I said within my heart, 'I will have an ultimatum. It will either be monies or it will be nothing'.

i was truly loved...



Proverbs 10:4 "He becometh poor that dealeth with a slack hand: but the hand of the diligent maketh rich."


Was I dealing with one who had 'slack hand(s)'?


John F. Kennedy's inaugural address inspired children and adults to see the importance of civic action and public service. His historic words, “Ask not what your country can do for youask what you can do for your country,” challenged every American to contribute in some way to the public good.

"Ask not what your country can do for you..." | JFK Library



Or.... 'Ask not what .... can do for you - ask what you can do for your ... '



Work without pay.... or 'false' payment.


(J)ames 5:4 "Behold, the hire of the labourers who have reaped down your fields, which is of you kept back by fraud, crieth: and the cries of them which have reaped are entered into the ears of the Lord of sabaoth."



Although the labourers who have labored have been wrongfully treated and paid, those that harvest what they have labored for cry out insults into the ears of the Lord of Sabaoth.



This, to me, is not the 'greater' shame. The LORD can deal with these insulters as He will and desires. It is by The LORD and by God and by (J)esus Christ that they live and have their 'being'. This is not the greater shame, for myself. The greater shame for me is how these persons are 'representing' their own family surname and heritage and race while doing these things.

And when these persons are associated with towns and cities and Countries and languages and heritages, these persons can bring down, to (a) certain degree(s), an entire Country of those 'related' persons by blood and by surname(s).

One 'bad' person of an 'ethnicity', if given the opportunity to, can bring down that 'country' of ethnicity, if left to his/her own in another persons'/Country's territory.


a bad apple can 'corrupt' an entire barrel.

and/or

one bad apple spoils the barrel (it's own barrel)


Why does a 'white man' want to behave as if he is a 'black man'? Why does a 'asian man' want to behave as if he is a 'white man'? Why does a 'black man' want to behave as if he is a 'polynesian man'? Why does a 'hawaiian man' want to behave as a 'samoan man'? Why does a 'samoan man' want to behave as a 'fijian man'?


Why does a 'european man' want to behave as a 'U.S man'?

One 'bad' person of an 'ethnicity', if given the opportunity to, can bring down that 'country' of ethnicity, if left to his/her own in another persons'/Country's territory.
 
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Why would an Asian in the U.S not care that the Country of their 'heritage/race/ethnicity' is being looked upon in negative ways by them forming 'gangs' to which they seek to 'destroy' or to 'bring into bondage'?


A first major wave of Asian immigration occurred in the late 19th century, primarily in Hawaii and the West Coast. Asian Americans experienced exclusion by law from the United States between 1880 and 1965, and were largely prohibited from naturalization until the 1940s. Since the Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965, a new wave of new immigrants to the United States in 2010 were from Asia.

Asian immigration to the United States - Wikipedia


being prohibited from naturalization until the 1940s.

So it was only after the 1940s that Asians became U.S citizens.


this in turn can be learned from from the Other Countries for their 'future' well being to not allow for 'outsiders' to bring their Society downwards.



There are places which are concerned with issues pertaining to Government and then there are places which are concerned with 'its people(s)'' well being. If one person can live harmoniously with another, there might not be anything wrong. If for non harmonious reasons a person is seeking 'other ways' to obtain their own 'harmony', then those things are also important in hearing and dealing with. It is better to 'extend/give' harmony than to try to establish 'harmony/peace' in places not wanting to do so.


Unless you can trace your lineage back to the 'natives/indigenous' of that land, you are an immigrant in one way or another. And the best thing an 'immigrant' can do would be to be on the side of the natives/indigenous of that land since they would know their heritage and customs and rights better than an immigrant would.


In the U.S, it was only after the Representatives and Senator-ship(s) began to be trampled on did the 'immigrants' in the U.S gain the more right of say than the native/indigenous of the U.S in 1787.


Both Representatives and Senators were not allowed to be 'inhabitants' of the State of Representation(s) and Senator-ships at the time of them being 'chosen'.

No Person shall be a Representative who shall not have attained to the Age of twenty five Years, and been seven Years a Citizen of the United States, and who shall not, when elected, be an Inhabitant of that State in which he shall be chosen.

No Person shall be a Senator who shall not have attained to the Age of thirty Years, and been nine Years a Citizen of the United States, and who shall not, when elected, be an Inhabitant of that State for which he shall be chosen.


Article 1; Section 2, Section 3


Article 2; Section 1 speaks of the President-ship:

No Person except a natural born Citizen, or a Citizen of the United States, at the time of the Adoption of this Constitution, shall be eligible to the Office of President; neither shall any person be eligible to that Office who shall not have attained to the Age of thirty five Years, and been fourteen Years a Resident within the United States.


The first President to have not kept to Article 2; Section 1, Mr. Woodrow Wilson.

Thomas Woodrow Wilson (December 28, 1856 – February 3, 1924) was an American statesman and academic who served as the 28th president of the United States from 1913 to 1921.

Woodrow Wilson - Wikipedia


All previous U.S Presidents had and could trace their U.S citizenship lineage back to the 1787-1789 adoption of the U.S Constitution.


In 1962, prayers were 'taken out' of schools due to the Supreme Court's ruling in the Engel v. Vitale hearing. Prior to 1962, it was customary that schools had prayer and Holy Bible readings within them. Customary, not mandatorily.


The U.S loved The LORD God (J)esus Christ prior to 1962...


Prior to 1962 there were probably no 'i have a right to do as I please' rally.
 
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The Establishment Clause addressed the concerns of members of minority faiths who did not want the federal government to establish a state religion for the entire nation.

Leland stated in the letter that, among his other concerns, the Constitution had no Bill of Rights and no safeguards for religious liberty and freedom of the press.[5] A number of historians have concluded on the basis of compelling circumstantial evidence that, just prior to the election in March 1788, Madison met with Leland and gained his support of ratification by addressing these concerns and providing him with the necessary reassurances. In any event, Leland cast his vote for Madison. Leland's support, according to Scarberry, was likely key to the landslide victory of Madison and Gordon.


Prior to the enactment of the Fourteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution in 1868, the Supreme Court generally held that the substantive protections of the Bill of Rights did not apply to state governments. Subsequently, under the Incorporation doctrine, the Bill of Rights has been broadly applied to limit state and local government as well. The process of incorporating the two Religion Clauses in the First Amendment was twofold. The first step was the Supreme Court's conclusion in 1940 that the Free Exercise Clause was made applicable to the states through the Fourteenth Amendment.[8] Conceptually, this raised few difficulties: the Due Process Clause protects those rights in the Bill of Rights "implicit in the concept of ordered liberty,"[9] and free exercise of religion is a quintessential individual right (and had been recognized as such at the state level from the beginning).[10]

Incorporation of the Establishment Clause in 1947[11] proved to be problematic in several ways and subject to critique.[10][12][13][14][15] The controversy surrounding Establishment Clause incorporation primarily stems from the fact that one of the intentions of the Establishment Clause was to prevent Congress from interfering with state establishments of religion that existed at the time of the founding (at least six states had established religions at the founding)[16] – a fact conceded by even those members of the Court who believe the Establishment Clause was made applicable to the states through incorporation.[17] Critics have also argued that the Due Process Clause of the Fourteenth Amendment is understood to incorporate only individual rights found in the Bill of Rights; the Establishment Clause, unlike the Free Exercise Clause (which critics readily concede protects individual rights),[16][18] does not purport to protect individual rights.

Establishment Clause - Wikipedia
 

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