Medicine: Babes in Kinseyland

When Sigmund Freud shocked the world by declaring that sexuality begins in the cradle and is a vital force in a child's life before ever he reaches puberty, critics soon found a flaw. Freud, they pointed out, had not reached this conclusion so much by observing children as by working backward from the stories told him by sick adults.

Last week Sexologist Alfred C. Kinsey told a Manhattan audience that his investigators have by now studied "several hundred" children under five, and have amassed the scientific evidence that Freud lacked. Their findings, he said, "fully confirm Freud's views" on the sexual basis...

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