wow talk about a resurrection. well it is spring after all!
anyway, i do appreciate healthy discussion even of unseemly topics.
here's yet another persepective.
it appears to me anyway from this perspective he was merely interviewing pedophiles. none of his findings were secret, so where were the authorities upon its publication? the truth is there was no precedent at the time for watching out for the best interests of the child class. it was a wicked time for children, and this type of research typifies the attitude of the time that children were mere possessions to be used for whatever purposes the ruling adult figures deemed desirable.
i don't blame kinsey for asking perpetrators about their sexual habits. had he not brought himself to a decision to pursue such a line of research, the plight of children as sex slaves to family members and strangers would not have been outed, and may yet remain behind the shadows of secrecy.
years later, we have named the real perp, silence and secrecy.
that issue aside, had it not been for kinsey i would not be sitting in the safety of my home not thinking of ways to punish or escape myself for being gay.
yes his research did cause a turn of the tide in the manner in which people dialogue about things of a sexual nature. but he did not make perpetrators. they were born without his help. he just blew the lid off of sexual predatory behavior.
the rest is his/her story.
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