(urth) golden Severa etc.
david at slack.com
Wed May 17 00:50:13 PDT 2006
>>>Pedophiles are often attracted to children because of their perceived
>> I know this is not really relevant to Wolfe, but... this assertion just
>> has me floored. Where did this idea come from? How could anyone possibly
>> know? What does "often" mean?
>Pedophilia has been studied and profiled the same way most criminal
>pathologies have been. "Often" here means a behavior shared by a
>significant portion of the group studied.
Yes, but this statement is about motivation, not behavior.
As I said, how could anyone know?
What external evidence could possibly validate the assertion?
If a pedophile described his motivation, even if you believed he was
honest, what use would it be? Introspection can't explain biology.
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