(urth) golden Severa etc.
david at slack.com
Thu May 18 22:59:37 PDT 2006
(Sorry if no one else is interested in this admittedly off-topic
>From: jwilson at io.com (Jeff Wilson)
>> What external evidence could possibly validate the assertion?
>Interviews of many unassociated pedos over time and space. It's unlikely
>they would come up with the same fanciful answer enough times to be
>statistically signifigant for no reason.
That's a valid point if true.
>> If a pedophile described his motivation, even if you believed he was
>> honest, what use would it be? Introspection can't explain biology.
>Apparently, it's useful for writing stories.
Wait a second, I missed something - are you saying that Wolfe used this
idea of innocence in describing Baldanders's catamite? How exactly?
Also, I was struck by this "wilson&cox" quote:
>In this study, subjects were asked to describe the characteristics they
>found attractive in children. They cited personality traits slightly more
>often than physical traits. Personality traits included openness,
>curiosity, spontaneity, enthusiasm, lack of inhibition, innocence, honesty,
>and affection. Physical traits included good looks, smooth skin,
>attractive eyes, slim stature, and lack of pubic hair.
These traits are just our societal norms of attractiveness. They are
not unique to children.
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