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‘Sex box’ for Swiss kindergarteners has genitalia toys: will teach sexuality is pleasurable
LifeSiteNews ^ | 8/25/11 | Hilary White

Posted on 08/25/2011 4:02:41 PM PDT by wagglebee

BASEL, August 25, 2011 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Kindergarten children in Basel, Switzerland will be presented this year with fabric models of human genitalia in a “sex box” to teach them that “contacting body parts can be pleasurable.”

The kit for teachers to give sex-education lessons to primary school children uses models and recommends having children massage each other or to rub themselves with warm sand bags, accompanied by soft music, according to The Local, a Swiss newspaper in English.

“Children should be encouraged to develop and experience their sexuality in a pleasurable way,” Daniel Schneider, a deputy kindergarten rector for Basel who helped develop the sex ed curriculum along with experts, had said earlier this year.

He added, “It’s important that they learn to say no if they don’t want to be touched in a certain area.”

Education officials who have reportedly been flooded with over 3000 complaints from outraged parents have agreed to change the program’s name, but will do nothing to stop the materials from being distributed in schools, according to The Local.

Christoph Eymann, Basel education minister and member of the liberal democrat party (LDP), told the paper SonntagsBlick, “It was no doubt stupid to call it a ‘sex box’ – we will change that.

“But we will stick to our goal: to get across to children that sexuality is something natural. Without forcing anything upon them or taking anything away from their parents.”

Eymann said he understood that one line in the program, “touching can be enjoyed heartily,” could be misconstrued, but added, “It is not about ‘touch me, feel me.’

“We want to tell the children that there is contact that they may find pleasurable, but some that they should say ‘no’ to. Kids can unfortunately can become victims of sexual violence already at playschool age.”

Children should ideally be taught about sex at home, Eymann said, but since children lived in an “oversexualised society” in which pornography can be reached by young children through the internet, education officials need to respond to the realities of the day.

“Some primary school children,” he said, “know the TV schedule until 2am. We would like to offer these children firm support, which is often not available in the family. The box is only an aid. I trust the teachers to approach the material with care.”

Eymann has opposed requests from parents to exempt their children from the lessons, saying the government needs to use the schools to have unrestricted access to children.

“Primary school may be the only big audience that our society has,” he said. “The shared values that it teaches are very important. I would definitely like to keep this. The explanatory lesson can be portrayed in a way that doesn’t offend.”

Pro-family leaders in Europe have expressed their horror at the idea of presenting five year-old children with the program.

Daniel Trappitsch of the Citizens for Citizens association called the idea a “catastrophic development.” “Sex education, sure, but it shouldn’t been done this early and it certainly shouldn’t be obligatory,” he said. His group said they would fight the proposal.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: bravenewworld; moralabsolutes; orgyporgy; perverts; sexpositiveagenda; switzerland
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This is beyond disgusting!
1 posted on 08/25/2011 4:02:46 PM PDT by wagglebee
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2 posted on 08/25/2011 4:03:24 PM PDT by wagglebee ("A political party cannot be all things to all people." -- Ronald Reagan, 3/1/75)
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To: wagglebee

were all screwed


3 posted on 08/25/2011 4:05:10 PM PDT by CGASMIA68
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To: wagglebee

An execution-worthy crime IMO


4 posted on 08/25/2011 4:05:32 PM PDT by icanhasbailout
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To: wagglebee

Brave New World.

God, this would be a good time to end it all, before any more children are harmed.

God forgive us and help us.


5 posted on 08/25/2011 4:05:32 PM PDT by metmom (For freedom Christ has set us free; stand firm therefore, & do not submit again to a yoke of slavery)
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To: wagglebee

grooming and desensitizing little sex objects is the whole point.

Coming to America thanks to gays, leftists, social libertarians et al


6 posted on 08/25/2011 4:06:22 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Happiness)
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To: wagglebee

FTA:

“Eymann has opposed requests from parents to exempt their children from the lessons, saying the government needs to use the schools to have unrestricted access to children.”

Horror!


7 posted on 08/25/2011 4:07:12 PM PDT by Judith Anne ( Holy Mary, Mother of God, please pray for us sinners now, and at the hour of our death.)
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To: wagglebee
He added, “It’s important that they learn to say no if they don’t want to be touched in a certain area.”

By teaching (brainwashing) them that saying no is abnormal?

8 posted on 08/25/2011 4:07:49 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Happiness)
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To: wagglebee

I would no be a bit surprised if Home Schooling is illegal there.


9 posted on 08/25/2011 4:08:20 PM PDT by mikeandike
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To: wagglebee

“Children should ideally be taught about sex at home, Eymann said, but since children lived in an “oversexualised society” .... education officials need to respond to the realities of the day.”

Um......irony? Anyone?


10 posted on 08/25/2011 4:08:59 PM PDT by Psycho_Bunny (Public employee unions are the barbarian hordes of our time.)
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To: wagglebee
Leftists pushing sex on children is the moral equivilant of Tobacco Companies pushing candy cigarettes on them.
11 posted on 08/25/2011 4:09:47 PM PDT by Happy Rain ("11/4/2008: The day America elected a pyromaniac in the middle of a fire storm.")
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To: wagglebee

Some of those teachers are pedophiles. They became kindergarten teachers *because* they are pedophiles. Giving them this kind of access to small children’s genitalia is like giving a suicide bomber a dirty bomb. Heaven help those poor kids.


12 posted on 08/25/2011 4:09:58 PM PDT by Fantasywriter
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To: wagglebee

Leftists pushing sex on children is the moral equivalent of Tobacco Companies pushing candy cigarettes on them.


13 posted on 08/25/2011 4:10:19 PM PDT by Happy Rain ("11/4/2008: The day America elected a pyromaniac in the middle of a fire storm.")
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To: wagglebee

Truly. It’s really hard to know what to say. The situation in which we find ourselves today is something that would have been completely unimaginable to anybody (with the exception of Aldous Huxley) not that long ago.

Churches have to open schools, even those that don’t have a tradition of running schools. The pervert Swiss government is recruiting 5 yr olds through the public school system and any decent person has to get their kids out of that system.

I don’t know if this is possible in Switzerland; do they permit private schools or church schools? Anybody know?


14 posted on 08/25/2011 4:11:18 PM PDT by livius
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To: wagglebee

It is like homosexuals and pedophiles and just plain weirdos have taken over the education of the innocent children.
You can’t tell me these “teachers” are not getting a thrill out of this. Sick, sick, sick.


15 posted on 08/25/2011 4:11:41 PM PDT by ruesrose (It's possible to be clueless without being blonde.)
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To: wagglebee
Eymann has opposed requests from parents to exempt their children from the lessons, saying the government needs to use the schools to have unrestricted access to children.

“Primary school may be the only big audience that our society has,” he said. “The shared values that it teaches are very important. I would definitely like to keep this. The explanatory lesson can be portrayed in a way that doesn’t offend.”

Here you go it is official the government is the owner of your children they are no longer yours. The government schools will indoctrinate your children and you are not to interfere.

The government will decide what the common values of society will be and the government will instill those values to your children. Parents will not be permitted to interfere with the installation of those values.

Your children will be assimilated. Resistance is futile.

16 posted on 08/25/2011 4:12:35 PM PDT by Pontiac (The welfare state must fail because it is contrary to human nature and diminishes the human spirit.)
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To: wagglebee
The kit for teachers to give sex-education lessons to primary school children uses models and recommends having children massage each other or to rub themselves with warm sand bags, accompanied by soft music,

This town must be the Massachussets of Switzerland.

Excuse me while I go throw up my dinner.

17 posted on 08/25/2011 4:13:04 PM PDT by workerbee (We're not scared, Maobama -- we're pissed off!)
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To: wagglebee
The kit for teachers to give sex-education lessons to primary school children uses models and recommends having children massage each other or to rub themselves with warm sand bags, accompanied by soft music,

This town must be the Massachussets of Switzerland.

Excuse me while I go throw up my dinner.

18 posted on 08/25/2011 4:13:04 PM PDT by workerbee (We're not scared, Maobama -- we're pissed off!)
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To: wagglebee
children lived in an “oversexualised society”

This is why..what fools

19 posted on 08/25/2011 4:13:19 PM PDT by RnMomof7
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To: wagglebee
They're gonna wish they had a millstone tied to their necks one day!


Jesus is coming, and he is p*%$$3@!

20 posted on 08/25/2011 4:13:19 PM PDT by rawcatslyentist (It is necessary that a person be born of a father who is a citizen; ~Vattel's Law of Nations)
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To: wagglebee

Eymann said, but since children lived in an “oversexualised society”/

By all means let’s not stop the oversexualizing of our children, let’s just teach them to enjoy it. S/

Pedophiles teaching children. Any parent going along with this deserves to have that child taken away. They must hate innocence with a passion. God help us.


21 posted on 08/25/2011 4:14:07 PM PDT by mardi59
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To: wagglebee

This is recruiting, legalized and normalized by the state.


22 posted on 08/25/2011 4:14:09 PM PDT by AD from SpringBay (We deserve the government we allow.)
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To: t1b8zs

What the hell is WRONG with these people?! Is this entire society completely INSANE??


23 posted on 08/25/2011 4:14:36 PM PDT by Marie (I agree with everything that Rick Perry is saying. I just wish that *he* did. (NO to Bush II))
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To: Judith Anne; wagglebee
the government needs to use the schools to have unrestricted access to children

It's exactly the same in the US. Courts have ruled that parents have no right to exempt their children from any public school instruction. Some states/districts allow exceptions, but they don't have to.

24 posted on 08/25/2011 4:14:36 PM PDT by Tax-chick ("There is only one remedy for ignorance and thoughtlessness, and that is literacy." R. Mitchell)
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To: wagglebee

Europe is dying, largely because it has long abandoned objective standards of law and morality in favor of self-abasement and Hedonism. The forced sexualization of children is but a symptom of the death-throes of a culture whose highest values have ceased to reflect those necessary to preserve human life and dignity. It is happening in America, too, but unlike our European brethren, we still have time to reverse course. Their culture is unlikely to survive this century.


25 posted on 08/25/2011 4:14:54 PM PDT by andy58-in-nh (America does not need to be organized: it needs to be liberated.)
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To: metmom
"Brave New World."

You beat me to it.

26 posted on 08/25/2011 4:15:33 PM PDT by Artemis Webb (Perry 2012! A Conservative who can win!)
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To: rawcatslyentist

Believe me, the millstone is there, they just won’t see it until the end.


27 posted on 08/25/2011 4:15:56 PM PDT by mardi59
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To: Judith Anne

I have seen libertarian websites that support doing this (brainwashing, desensitizing kids to sex, etc) at home.


28 posted on 08/25/2011 4:17:40 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Happiness)
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To: wagglebee
Many parents say they do not understand why sex education needs to be taught to children as young as four.

Because pedophiles want there subjects ready for their advances....

29 posted on 08/25/2011 4:17:53 PM PDT by dragonblustar (Sarah Palin -Thaddeus McCotter 2012)
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To: Marie

Insanity is not merely “doing the same thing repeatedly and expecting a different result”. It is doing self-destructive things and expecting happiness and well-being to result.


30 posted on 08/25/2011 4:18:02 PM PDT by andy58-in-nh (America does not need to be organized: it needs to be liberated.)
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To: dragonblustar

because it takes time to make kids think sex with adults is normal


31 posted on 08/25/2011 4:20:37 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Happiness)
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To: livius

This is absurd! Every child knows that touching down there is “pleasurable”. Parents certainly know this and teach their kids to not “do that” in public. The schools teaching these things to 5 year old kids is sick. When a child whips it out in class and starts spanking the monkey what will the teacher say? “Stop that!” “But Mrs. Brown, YOU told us it was OK!”


32 posted on 08/25/2011 4:21:08 PM PDT by boop ("Let's just say they'll be satisfied with LESS"... Ming the Merciless)
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To: wagglebee

This reads like satire...please tell me this is satire!


33 posted on 08/25/2011 4:21:41 PM PDT by dubyagee ("I can't complain, but sometimes I still do.")
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To: livius

Education is regulated at the Canton level in Switzerland. Homeschooling is allowed in some Cantons, and private schools are also regulated at the Canton level. Private schools include religious schools.

A quick look suggests that homeschools have to use government-mandated curriculum; whether that includes genital-fondling is not stated. It’s not clear what requirements are placed on private schools.


34 posted on 08/25/2011 4:21:59 PM PDT by Tax-chick ("There is only one remedy for ignorance and thoughtlessness, and that is literacy." R. Mitchell)
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To: metmom; wintertime

What is the Swiss word for “EWWWW!”?

Stuff like this makes American schools almost look good. Almost.


35 posted on 08/25/2011 4:22:53 PM PDT by Clintonfatigued (Illegal aliens collect welfare checks that Americans won't collect)
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To: boop

I guess it’s going to be exactly like Brave New World. Instead of recess, kids will have “sex play,” or whatever Huxley called it.


36 posted on 08/25/2011 4:26:44 PM PDT by livius
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To: Happy Rain
Leftists pushing sex on children is the moral equivilant of Tobacco Companies pushing candy cigarettes on them.

Nope - not even close. This is far, far worse.

37 posted on 08/25/2011 4:27:30 PM PDT by demkicker (My passion for freedom is stronger than that of Democrats whose obsession is to enslave me.)
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To: Tax-chick

Thanks. I can’t believe that genital-fondling is going to be accepted by non-public schools. This is completely ghastly.


38 posted on 08/25/2011 4:28:32 PM PDT by livius
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To: livius
These leftist idiots don't seem to realize the brave New World was a freaking WARNING, not a how-to manual.
39 posted on 08/25/2011 4:32:13 PM PDT by Marie (I agree with everything that Rick Perry is saying. I just wish that *he* did. (NO to Bush II))
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To: livius

It seems unlikely. Private schools tend to succeed economically because they provide a rigorous academic education rather than the, “Why don’t we get drunk and scr*w?” of the public schools. They’ll lose customers if they waste time and resources on infant sex exploration.

And beyond the economic points, surely most Swiss parents are also disgusted and would never stand for this in a school for which they’re paying cash.


40 posted on 08/25/2011 4:32:24 PM PDT by Tax-chick ("There is only one remedy for ignorance and thoughtlessness, and that is literacy." R. Mitchell)
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To: ruesrose

“It is like homosexuals and pedophiles and just plain weirdos have taken over the education of the innocent children.”

They are also known as Leftists!


41 posted on 08/25/2011 4:35:37 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: wagglebee

It’s horrifying. These people are perverts.


42 posted on 08/25/2011 4:37:15 PM PDT by trisham (Zen is not easy. It takes effort to attain nothingness. And then what do you have? Bupkis.)
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To: wagglebee

Couple this with the push by shrinks to ‘normalize’ pedophilia, and it appears that children are now the latest targets for sexual perverts (having now normalized gayness).

If I were livestock, I’d be looking over my shoulder.


43 posted on 08/25/2011 4:42:00 PM PDT by BobL (PLEASE READ: http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2657811/posts)
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To: wagglebee

Keep in mind that this is just the beginning of even more worse things to come.


44 posted on 08/25/2011 4:42:49 PM PDT by Jack Hydrazine (It's the end of the world as we know it and I feel fine!)
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To: wagglebee

Some legacy Ulrich Zwingli has left. Luther was right, “would that his ideas had perished with him!”


45 posted on 08/25/2011 4:45:47 PM PDT by lightman (Adjutorium nostrum (+) in nomine Domini)
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To: Happy Rain
Leftists pushing sex on children is the moral equivalent of Tobacco Companies pushing candy cigarettes on them

Candy cigarettes only rot their teeth. Those teachers are out to rot their minds. Government sanctioned CHILD ABUSE!

46 posted on 08/25/2011 4:46:56 PM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: Judith Anne

I know this whole thing is disgusting and serious.....

but I found it hilarious that these so called educators want to “teach them that “contacting body parts can be pleasurable.”
DUH!

Aren’t we trying to teach children, that while sex may be pleasurable, we try to restrain ourselves and to limit sex to appropriate situations, eg, marriage???


47 posted on 08/25/2011 4:52:16 PM PDT by Recovering Ex-hippie (where is the Great Santini when we need him??)
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To: wagglebee

Nothing that a few guillotines couldn’t fix.


48 posted on 08/25/2011 4:58:44 PM PDT by LoneRangerMassachusetts (The meek shall not inherit the Earth)
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To: Recovering Ex-hippie

Oh, how narrow-minded of you! LOL!

Actually, I’ve never known anyone who had to be taught that “contacting body parts can be pleasurable.” Who needs lessons?


49 posted on 08/25/2011 4:59:11 PM PDT by Judith Anne ( Holy Mary, Mother of God, please pray for us sinners now, and at the hour of our death.)
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will teach sexuality is pleasurable

Gee, I must have been a lot brighter than most Swiss children because I was able to figure that out all by myself!

But seriously, what is proposed looks to me as nothing more than an attempt to inculcate young children with sexual activity... At the outset, they propose that it's just for children to perform these acts on each other, but this has to be nothing more than a plan to prepare young children for pedophiles.

Mark

50 posted on 08/25/2011 4:59:47 PM PDT by MarkL (Do I really look like a guy with a plan?)
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