~ by Rick on December 5, 2008.
Posted in bad science, misapprehension, overanalyzing Tags: false memory, recovered memory, ritual abuse
So, the overall message of your little collage is – women and children make false allegations of sexual abuse because (a) they are easily suggestible and unable to differentiate fact from fantasy and (b) it’s a good way of getting attention and money.
Doesn’t look like “skepticism” to me – looks like misogyny.
B said this on December 12, 2008 at 3:57 am
No one disputes that children are sometimes molested by adults, or that daughters are sometimes molested by their fathers. Recovered memory was a destructive fad that peaked around 1993, and yes, its adherents were easily suggestible and unable to differentiate fact from fantasy. I don’t think any of it stemmed from a need for attention and money.
Rick said this on December 12, 2008 at 2:13 pm
False allegations of child sexual abuse by children are rare
eassurvey said this on January 2, 2009 at 2:23 am
Recovered memory has been proven to exist and has high accuracy rates.
eassurvey said this on January 2, 2009 at 2:27 am
Eassurvey, you need to limit the number of links in a reply or it gets posted as spam.
Rick said this on January 2, 2009 at 2:16 pm
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