Sex with children
A new book published
by Haworth Press features multiple Ph.D.
"experts" claiming that sex with children "can benefit" boys and
even serve a "mentoring function." The book, titled "Same-Sex
Desire and Love in Greco-Roman Antiquity and in the Classical
Tradition of the West," features "scholarly" treatises by a raft
of mostly-PhD academics, all praising earlier civilizations
– particularly Greece and Rome – for the role
homosexuality played in those ancient cultures.
In the chapter titled "Pederasty: An Integration of
Cross-Cultural, Cross- Species, and Empirical Data," Bruce Rind
Ph.D. praises the rampant child molestation that reportedly
occurred in those societies, at one point citing evolution as
supporting a propedophilia worldview. Rind writes - "Pederasty,
or sexual relations between men and adolescent boys, is condemned
in our society as an unqualified evil that maims and destroys. In
ancient Greece, samurai Japan, and numerous other cultures,
pederasty was seen as the noblest of human relations, conducive
if not essential to nurturing the adolescent’s successful
intellectual and physical maturation. Current psychological and
psychiatric theorizing have pronounced and promoted the former
view, while ignoring the vast array of cross-cultural data
related to the latter view. Mental health opinion has also
ignored a wealth of cross-species data with important parallels.
Instead, this opinion is based on feminist models of rape and
incest, which are backed up by clinical research on child sexual
The current article examines empirical rather than clinical
data on pederasty, and supplements this with cross-cultural and
cross-species perspectives. The empirical data show that
pederasty is not only not predestined to injure, but can benefit
the adolescent when practiced according to the ancient Greek
form. Cross-cultural and cross-species data show the
extensiveness of pederasty in the natural world, as well as its
functional rather than pathological nature in these societies and
species. An evolutionary model that synthesizes the empirical,
cross-cultural, and crossspecies data is proposed as an
alternative to the highly inadequate feminist and psychiatric
models. The animal data suggest that the seeds for pederasty were
planted at the dawn of humanity. The human data suggest that
pederasty came to serve a mentoring function."
Rind brought unfavorable publicity to the American
Psychological Association in 1999 when the organization published
in its official peerreviewed journal, APA Bulletin, a report
disputing the harmfulness of child molestation. Titled "A Meta-
Analytic Examination of Assumed Properties of Child Sexual Abuse
Using College Samples," the report by Rind and others claimed
child sexual abuse could be harmless and beneficial.
The mainstreaming of "adult-child" or "intergenerational" sex,
as it is euphemistically called by its supporters, is the next
big "sexual liberation" movement on its way, says David Kupelian,
World Net Daily’s managing editor and author of the "The
Marketing of Evil." "Many people seem to think having sex with
children is a good thing," says Kupelian, noting "a reported
100,000 websites now offer illegal child pornography, and
worldwide child porn generates a reported three billion dollars
in revenues every year."
In his book, which has been met with rave reviews, Kupelian
rips the veil off the modern pedophile movement, which is firmly
rooted in the controversial sex research of Indiana
University’s Alfred Kinsey. "The revolutionary Kinsey
Reports, as they came to be known, rocked the nation’s
beliefs about itself," said Kupelian. "But perhaps most shocking
of all were his ‘findings’ on childhood sexuality.
The Kinsey Reports came to the stunning conclusion that children
are sexual from birth, and that youngsters as young as a few
months of age have the capacity for a pleasurable and healthy
sexual life. For instance, Kupelian says, ‘Table 34’
on page 180 of Kinsey’s ‘Sexual Behavior in the Human
Male’ purports to be a scientific record of ‘multiple
orgasm in preadolescent males’ – which is based on
the criminal sexual molestation of children, including infants
and toddlers, for the purposes of obtaining ‘data’
for his research."
Kupelian noted "It’s amazing that to this day, Kinsey,
who is now known to have been a full-bore sexual psychopath, is
still glorified as a scientific pioneer and cultural hero, adding
that a feature film, "Kinsey," starring Liam Neeson, was released
last November, and currently a musical about Kinsey, titled "Dr.
Sex," is playing on Broadway.
World Net Daily
19 September 2005