Skip to comments.Taking Sides: Kinsey (Warning, graphic content)
Posted on 12/02/2004 11:39:14 AM PST by Mr. Silverback
Never make judgments. Thats what scientist Alfred Kinsey tells his research assistant very early in the new film about his life. Kinsey, as you know, was all about nonjudgmentalism. Throughout his career researching the sexual habits of Americans, his goal was to free society from the constraints of what the movie calls morality disguised as fact. And like its subject, the film attempts to be nonjudgmentalor, at least, thats the ploy.
Three scenes exemplify the supposed nonjudgmentalism. In the first, Kinsey tells his wife, nicknamed Mac, that hes had sex with one of his male researchers. Though shes devastated, he explains that its only social restraints that prevent people from acting on their attractions. She retorts that maybe social restraints are necessary to keep people from getting hurt. Its a moment of rare honesty and insightwhich doesnt last long. The next thing we know, Kinsey is giving the same researcher permission to have sex with Mac, and this, apparently, makes everything okay.
In the second scene, Kinsey and a colleague interview a man, Kenneth Braun, who has had sex with an astonishing number of partners of various genders, ages, and species. When he starts to discuss his pedophilic experiences, Kinseys fellow researcher storms out. Braun says that he thought Kinseys researchers would be impartial, to which Kinsey enigmatically replies, Sometimes its difficult. But he adds that no one should ever be hurt by sex, leading Braun to call him a square.
In the third scene, Kinsey is so distraught over a loss of research funding that he ends up in the bathroom mutilating himself. When Mac discovers him, he shows her letters from people who have written to beg him for help and laments that now he cant help them. For such a hard-boiled movie, the scene is surprisingly maudlin. And its message is clear: Kinsey is a martyr to the cause of truth and compassion.
Now the facts: Kinsey, as his biographers report, had been mutilating himself for years as a result of a sexual appetite so voracious and uncontrollable that it led him into ever more bizarre practices.
And the real Kinsey didnt seem to care who got hurt by his own activities or those of others. The prototype for Braun was a pedophile named Rex King, one of several pedophiles whose research Kinsey used. Kinseys defenders rationalize that just because Kinsey used such data, it does not mean he condoned the activity. None of them that I know of have ever explained why Kinsey wrote to King, I congratulate you on the research spirit which has led you to collect data over these many years.
From this repulsive data was born the pervasive myth that children are sexual beings from infancy. (Its worth noting, as well, that Kinseys research methods were flawed in many other ways, another fact that his supporters gloss over as much as possible.)
This is the man that Hollywood has chosen to honor? And make no mistake, the film honors Kinsey. Now, I doubt many of you will be seeing the filmgood. But your neighbors and friends are seeing it and are discussing it. And you need to help set them straight. Kinsey does not deserve to be anyones hero.
According to a recent John Leo column, this "research" includes the detailed notes of a pedophile who sexualy manipulated a child for 24 hours.
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Kinsey was a pervert masquerading as a scientist. Given Hollywood's values, you can bet that this picture is nominated for Best Picture and Liam Neeson's portrayal of the misunderstood-by-the-ignorant-masses-pioneer Kinsey is nominated for Best Actor.
Kinsey, Sanger - All of the heros of the Left are Evil.
Only Hollywood would make such trash
So many of todays social sexual "ills" can be traced directly to this man's work used to justify sexual perversion.
It's mind boggling.
I hope they spent a boat load of money making this film, because it will bomb.
Kinsey was a total phoney. I though that had been established years ago.
The official cause of his death was pneumonia brought on by overwork and an enlarged heart. However, other evidence points to complications from what Kinsey called a "pelvic infection," but was actually diagnosed as orchitis.
Orchitis is marked by pain and swelling of the genitals usually caused by gonorrhea, syphilis, filarial disease or tuberculosis. The condition usually follows some kind of trauma, which Kinsey regularly inflicted upon himself by his compulsive genital self-mutilation and other sado-masochistic behaviors.
"No one should ever be hurt" except the children. < /sarcasm >.
The same could be said of Mengele's attitude toward Jews of all ages.
There's talk of Oscar nominations for Kinsey. There should also be talk of boycotts of the Oscar broadcast and sponsors.
Add "Uncle Joe" Stalin to their list of heroes.
And don't forget Leni Riefenstahl and Michael Moore. Two peas in a pod.
"...but he engaged in sexual contact with 2-month old babies!"
Better said, "he raped and ripped apart two month old infants".
Disgusting and tragic.
Chris Rock is going to be the host this year. Too bad for him that America won't be watching.
The Movie Alexander shows he was a fag, This Movie Kinsey shows he was a pervertand a fag, What is Hollywood trying to prove, they just aint making movies like the "Bells of St. Marys" or Miracle on 24th street anymore. its all about pewrverts and faggots.
I can't read this article, because it will give me nightmares. Is this horrible evil man still alive?
Sorry thats Miracle on 34th Street.
They've got an agenda, and it is anti-religion. Remember the character assaults that Mel Gibson faced when he was trying to complete his film last year?
The director and quite a few others are homosexuals who make films to market their fetish to America. "Awards" don't always equal "quality". Sometimes they are presented to offer "political support". Just ask Michael Moore.
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