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We Don't Know Why Some Men are Pedophiles

Pedophilia was once thought to stem from psychological influences in early life, but now psychologists think it's a deep-rooted sexual orientation as concrete as heterosexuality or homosexuality, limited almost entirely to men. It becomes clearer during puberty and does not change. It may even be genetic.

The best estimates are that between 1% and 5% of men are pedophiles, meaning that they have a dominant attraction to prepubescent children. Not all pedophiles molest children, and not all child molesters are pedophiles. About half of all molesters are not sexually attracted to their victims.

In the January 15th edition of the Los Angeles Times, Alan Zarembo describes one an who, in adolescence, "was troubled to find himself fantasizing about 7- to 11-year olds. His desires remained stuck in time as he neared adulthood. Despite a stable home life in suburban Chicago, he was tortured by urges he knew could land him in prison."

Zarembo quotes him as saying, "For having these feelings, I was destined to become a monster. I was terrified."

He writes: "In 1999, (he) was caught buying child pornography. Now 36, he said he has never molested a child, but after five years of state-ordered therapy, the attraction remains."

What does his mother think? She says that as far back as she could remember, her son had always been different from other boys. Zarembo quotes her as saying, "I can't tell you how hard it is. He's my only child. He'll never truly be happy. He'll never have someone he can truly love and who can love him back."

People of every race and sexual orientation have experienced the Visitors--some even sexually (NOTE: Subscribers can still listen to this show).

These urges may well stem from unreleased karma hanging around from a past-life experience.

Could some of these deep urges/desires come from a long ago reality of GENETIC memory whereas it was perfectly acceptable to the ancient Gods/Goddesses'; copulating with their sisters, brothers or other relatives, thus, producing offspring. Now of course it is strictly forbidden; does the mind of the SOUL reject this current world view for some people?

"Well, one comment led me to the term genetic memory and Carl Jung‘s racial memory which stopped me in my tracks. In psychology, genetic memory is a memory present at birth that exists in the absence of sensory experience, and is incorporated into the genome over long spans of time”. In Jungian psychology, “racial memories are posited memories, feelings and ideas inherited from our ancestors as part of a “collective unconscious“.

I wouldn't buy into this. I don't think non-aboriginal humanity understands imagination enough, in other words, we don't understand "mind" which is not disconnected from our bodies, and we haven't developed a tradition sophisticated in mental fantasy, specifically. (This is an area I am researching, though my focus is more broad than just human sexuality.) So human fantasy is like the wild west, and people run amok. If this small percentage of men have a weakness for pedophilia that is probably because the prey is a kind of analogue for something else, and its become all wound up into some kind of unguided fantasy habit, and the fantasies probably did begin developing when they were very young. Humanity needs to become much more sophisticated in our fantasy abilities, but instead is left to the feral habitats of cowboys and indians, rape, and robbery for boys, and whatever it is the girls dream of; maybe not as violent.

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