We can maybe leave some wiggle room for a certain amount of actual physical and genetic differences, but I genuinely believe this is a fundamental truth and that various cultures have distorted for so long resulting in all kinds of abuse and mistreatment.As I read it, this is just another example of the rich and powerful not being bound by the rules the rest of society demands, and being able to get away with behavior that would get the rest of us lynched. I think the factors for ages of consent being pushed up are far more rooted in the psychology of power (controlling who gets to sleep with whom) and vote-winning (which is a route to power) in response to hysteria (e.g.
I think this is a serious issue that needs to be addressed. And no, the "elite" are not promoting pedophilia this is one guy who has a celebrity status in china. It is against the Forum Rules to discuss paraphilias as the main topic of a post anywhere at Psych Forums.================================================You are entering a forum that contains discussions of a sexual nature, some of which are explicit.The topics discussed may be offensive to some people.The age for marriage and consent is going up in most of the developed world largely because we see women as equals and they are more and more often expected to live completely full lives in and of themselves.They can have any job or career and be responsible for their own welfare.