To Blog or Not To Blog?

Seeing that it's a year ago to the day that I launched this blog with “18 common misconceptions about paedophiles & paedophilia”, today seems an apt date to announce the start of a prolonged sabbatical from blogging. It's a decision that I'm taking with much regret: during the past year this blog has been my baby,…

The Consumer Child – Part 1

The essay 'Towards the aetiology of paedophobia' explores the hypothesis that the current hysteria around paedophilia is an unintended consequence arising from a series of factors which are (other than the incest taboo) proper to capitalism and which are currently interacting in such a way as to create a perfect storm of anxieties around childhood and…