The review can be found here. Though of course I do not agree with his criticisms--which are pretty mild--it is a very nice and generally accurate chapter-by-chapter summary of the book's thesis. Here is another thoughtful, but critical, review you may have missed from last May by Ramesh Ponnuru in the print version of National Review, and available at National Review Online. For me, there were even more resonating observations than is usual with Lileks' bleats.
Rolling it around in her hands. She puts her lips on it kissing, gently sucking. After all, "I'm a man. Does it matter that I haven't turned two yet? This was my first poem, written while attending a gathering of poets and writers who had been sexually abused as children.
I won't focus on the atrocities but concentrate on a different perspective. Definitions of Sexual Abuse: Let's look at the definition of sexual abuse derived primarily from within the Recovery community. Lear's Magazine, Feb, See More Detail at the end of this page.
If the truth be known, I think those numbers are on the low side and that it is such a horrendous thing for the adult mind to consider, that the inner child gets pushed even deeper from the surface of freedom, denying anything that bad could have ever happened to them.
When the nightmares come, or a flash of memory, or a negative body reaction to a sexual activity, it may be a sign that your inner child is ready to talk. What I will talk about here is a little different perspective.
I want to focus on some of the effects of living in the largest sex-negative country in the world, where puritanical thought still wants us to think of sex as a tool for procreation only, not for joy. We're taught to be ashamed of masturbation, especially in marriage, not to touch children, not to hug and touch other adults unless it's sexual, simply because it will be taken as a sexual advance by most.
It's a country where men touch other human beings times a day, of those touches are sexual yet Spanish men touch other human beings over times a day, of them sexual. Where two men could be beaten to death for walking hand-in-hand, though this is a common sight in Australia, Africa, Indonesia and many of the Soviet Block countries.
Where people like Russ Limbaugh ridicule Bill Clinton and Al Gore for hugging in public, implying they must be some kind of perverts. There's something wrong with this picture where the power of a Limbaugh or the Christian Right can get a law passed in Colorado and almost in Oregon against gay and lesbians doing what the medical and psychological communities and many religious denominations have taken as a natural, god-given gift.
It's the repression of what is natural that causes some people to do things that are not natural. Pedophiles are notoriously very "religious" people and, also reported in The Janus Report, three times as many ultraconservatives, compared to either independents or ultraliberals, rated sadomasochism as an acceptable practice.
This has to be a contributor to the fact that there are 2 million teen pregnancies every year and that the heterosexual teen segment is one of the fastest growing segments when it comes to AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases. So, what do we think we're doing as adults and parents.
Protecting our children by not telling them? Know that under one of the definitions of "sexual abuse" above, the teaching of inappropriate information or the lack of teaching appropriate sex information is sexual abuse of children.
We, have a responsibility as parents to get beyond our own fears and uncomfortableness, to insure that our children get information that will help them develop healthy and safe attitudes about sex.
Effect on Fathers One of the travesties of this culture is the training fathers receive that causes them to withdraw as their teen-age daughters begin to develop. And, because most men are afraid to reveal our feelings to anyone, even other men or a therapist, we think that having these feelings makes us perverted.
We often withdraw from our daughters at this very important time in their lives when they really need our positive reflection of their budding sexuality.The Alert Scholarship. You can help others become more alert by speaking out against the dangers of drug and alcohol abuse.
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