Friday, July 24, 2015

Ritual Sexual Abuse: The Anatomy of a Panic (Part 1)

This 2 part BBC program describes the history of belief in ritual or satanic child abuse and suggest various reasons why belief in the existence of these rings - is more important than finding evidence for them. In particular why this belief ends up causing not only panic and destruction to the community, instituions such as schools and places of worship and to the family structure - but it provides a harmful excuse for not believing children when real abuse happens.

Click this link to hear the program BBC

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