The German Government Deliberately Placed Homeless Children With Pedophiles
Helmut Kentler was a renowned German psychologist, sexologist, and academic. He advocated strongly for the decriminalization of sexual intercourse between adults and children, arguing that sex between adults and children could be beneficial for children. He also argued that incarcerating pedophiles did more harm than good for the children that had been violated by the pedophiles. Even more shocking is the fact that Kentler was able to convince the authorities in West Berlin Thank you so much for flagging my error Patricia :to allow him to conduct an experiment that was aimed at proving his sick assertions.
The Kentler Experiment
Kentler believed that children would benefit from living with pedophiles. He stated that pedophiles would be obsessed with the children placed in their care which would benefit children who had previously been deprived of attention. Kentler seems to have believed that sexual abuse could be tantamount to love.
In today’s world people often question how on earth the Kentler experiment was ever approved.
The experiment started in the 1960s, this was a time when Germany was exploring sexual liberation which narrowly toed the line of perverted desires. During this time some people lobbied for the decriminalization of sex with children. It was argued that criminalizing sex with children was outdated and exposing children to sex could be more beneficial than harmful to them. Kentler was able to use societies changing attitudes towards sex with children in his favor as his suggested experiment was ultimately approved.
Kentler was able to put vulnerable children under the care of pedophiles most of whom were influential people in their respective fields. It is unclear whether Kentler himself was a pedophile but he was certainly friends with them and was able to feed their sexual desires by giving them vulnerable children to take care of.
Not much is known about the exact number of children who were the victim of Kentler’s…