Formal Instruction in Matters of Sex: Normal Satisfaction of the Scientific Interest


by Charles Henderson - 1909

Having already considered what needs to be done in relation to personal hygiene and general training, we now approach the delicate problem raised by a theoretical interest, never entirely free from a prurient element caused by specific appetite in youths and adults. Ignorance is not the only cause of excess, abuse, and vice; for natural appetite, especially when perverted, is a force even in spite of knowledge, and many a man gratifies his impulses although he knows well all the evil consequences. Yet ignorance is one important factor, and knowledge, if rightly imparted, is a help to the nobler life.


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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 8, No. 2.


Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 10 Number 7, 1909, p. 17-58
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 21115, Date Accessed: 12/10/2019 12:26:48 AM

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