The making of a child molestor

posted by Jason Kottke   Feb 16, 2005

The making of a child molestor. "'It's far more difficult to be candid about sexual urges,'" she said, and so it's far more difficult for those on the edge of offending โ€” those for whom cultural taboos, legal prohibitions and empathy for the child aren't powerful enough to keep desire deeply submerged or to choke it off if it rises to the surface โ€” to find a way to stop themselves."