Date: June 14, 2018
The “Childhood Sexuality” article in question seems to have been made restricted…which is a shame…As a thinking and rational person, I’d have liked to have actually had the freedom to read it…and censorship of social information is a crime against knowledge, speech and human rights…
I expect the moral supremacists, and moral imperialists, are thrilled with themselves, over forcing their ignorance onto others.
“The University of California, Santa Barbara, hosts a website that encourages parents to allow children as young as four years old to engage in sexual play, claiming that it is “perfectly normal” and that parents and caregivers should respond “positively” to such behavior.
The website SexInfo Online is maintained via the school’s sociology website by students “who have studied advanced topics in human sexuality,” according to the site. The website features a significant number of sub-sections and articles related to human sexuality. One of them, “Childhood Sexuality,” discusses such topics as “childhood masturbation,” “sexual play,” and appropriate “reactions” to these behaviors by parents.
The website states that, for young children, sexual “play” and self-stimulation are “completely normal.” The authors of the website encourage parents to permit such behavior.
On the topic of “sexual play” between young children, the authors state that it is most common “between the ages of four and seven” and that it is “generally harmless.”
“It adds that parents should intervene only “if the acts are non-consensual or hurtful.”
In a section titled “Talking To Your Children About Sex” parents are encouraged to let their children watch pornography.
“It is important that children understand that viewing pornography is a normal habit, and that they do not need to be ashamed of it,” UCSB students wrote.
The article tells parents how to have “the talk” with their kids.
“Children and teens do not want to be told what to do, especially when it comes to personal topics such as sex,” the website states. “It is important that parents do not lecture their children, but instead try to present information and have an open discussion about sex. Adolescents will make their own decisions regarding sex and it is up to the parent to give them the information and resources needed to make informed decisions.”
The part about letting your kids watch porn, is also of note…
…Not everybody holds such hyperbolic views on pornography [nor erotica], that they believe it must be hidden from children.
The complete absence of knowledge, familiarity and experience with sex, can be every bit as detrimental as sex without rational limits.
As to the sex play…
…This exists in the eye of the storm, where even professionals are intimidated away from discussing truth in human life.
There’s nothing especially controversial in these statements…These things do happen…They are normal…
…But they can so quickly, so easily be censored out of public discourse…even where there is a genuine need [and market] for this type of educational information.
People who actually want and need sound facts, and sound advice, are becoming the victims in all of this…as well as the children they care for, by extension of this enforced ignorance.
Take a bow, moral imperialist bigots…
…You’ve degraded this world and the people in it, yet still again.