(urth) golden Severa etc.

David DiGiacomo 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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