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Unformatted text preview: Changed Values Among Men Figure 7: Rapist Are the Core of the Problem © 2005 Ron J. Hammond, Ph.D.As mentioned before, I interviewed Greg M. Cooper, a former FBI profiler. To the FBI, rape is not about sex. It is about power, domination, anger, and the ability to control and destroy another person’s life. A rapist expresses his need for power, domination, and anger in a sexual way. I must say this confuses many students. They ask, “how can rape not be sexual if the vagina and penis and other sexual parts of the body are involved?” My answer follows the statement made by a nun who was teaching a group of survivors. “A man can use his hand with a number of different motivations. He could caress the hair of his loved one, massage a back, or simply hold another-motivated by love and concern. He could also strangle, beat, and otherwise inflict pain upon another. It’s not that the hand is a body part exclusively designed for nurturance or violence—it’s the motivation behind how the hand is used...
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- Fall '10
- Anthropology, Sexual intercourse, War rape, Ron J. Hammond, Greg M. Cooper