Features of contemporary theories of rape are integrated with information on neurohormonal variables to formulate a synthesized theory of rape. It consists of four propositions: (a) Rape is motivated by two largely unlearned drives (a sex drive and a drive to possess and control). (b) Natural selection has favored men who more readily learn forced copulatory tactics than women and women who are more inclined than men to resist forced copulations. (c) The tendency to use forced copulatory tactics is largely a function of the strength of an individual's sex drive plus estimates of the probability of success minus the probability of being punished, divided by sensitivity to aversive stimuli. (d) Genes that have evolved primarily on the Y chromosome affect neurohormonal functioning in ways that alter the strength of the sex drive and sensitivity to aversive stimuli and thereby affect individual probabilities of committing rape.
I met a doctor once who told me that traditional talk therapy does not reliably prevent recidivism in pedophiles and that the only treatment known to prevent people from committing future crimes was chemical castration.
usually it's your uncle, or pastor, or parent, and not a stranger living in a homeless shelter a few miles away.
It's amazing how doctor's are experts not in just medicine, but also criminal justice, psychology and sociology.
It's amazing how the people with data can speak more authoritatively than people without.
The data is not at all subtle. Take a rapist. Release him. He's got a +50% chance of reoffending. Chemically castrate him. He has a ~1% chance of reoffending. Show me where this data is "complex" or "hard to interpret". I'm serious, I'm listening.
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