DB Forum 1.docx - DB Forum#1 Alfred Kinsey Alfred Kinsey should not under any circumstances be used in educating our children and teens on the topic of

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DB Forum #1: Alfred Kinsey Alfred Kinsey should not under any circumstances be used in educating our children and teens on the topic of sex education. For starters, according to Brinkmann (2004), “Kinsey claimed that children are sexual from birth” (p. 18). Be that as it may, if we are going off what Kinsey is claiming, is this what we want to teach our children in sex education? If I can recall correctly, sex education is school was not a method to promote sex, but rather a course to educate students on sex as it relates to gender development. For example, puberty and menstruation. Never was sex education or should sex education be intended for purposes of arousal in our youth. That is inappropriate and encouraging children and teens to give into their arousals or wants for sex. This cannot be ethical. Brinkmann also noted, “Kinsey claimed his research showed that children were harmed more by hysterical parents than by whatever sexual contact they might have had” (p. 18). Again, promoting sex among our youth is not sex education, it is sex. How can one say they are

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