Wednesday, 1 April 2015

CHILD ABUSE WITCH HUNTS



There is a syndrome called Child Sexual Abuse Accommodation Syndrome where children retract their genuine disclosures of sexual abuse as part of a perpetrator-protecting behaviour.



So, when there are stories of satanic ritual child abuse, should these stories be dismissed as crazy witch-hunts, or should we take the stories seriously?

Professor Ross E. Cheit, and his colleagues, have spent nearly 15 years researching such cases.

Ross Cheit has now written The Witch-Hunt Narrative: Politics, Psychology, and the Sexual Abuse of Children.



Professor Cheit confirms that in these 'mass-abuse cases' there is credible evidence of sexual abuse and there are sufficient grounds for prosecution. 

He begins with the McMartin Preschool case in California (1983–1990).

He relates that the medical evidence of penetrative injuries was obscured by 'the witch-hunt narrative'.

He relates that key evidence by witnesses was concealed by the authorities.

For example, it was concealed that defendant Ray Buckley had a pattern of exposing himself and offering pornography to children.



Cheit challenges the argument by journalist Debbie Nathan and others that preschool cases across the United States represented mass hysteria and witch-hunting.

Cheit notes that Nathan and Snedecker's 1995 Satan's Silence: Ritual Abuse and the Making of an American Witch Hunt, was a piece of journalism and not a scholarly work.

Cheit explains that the psychologists Maggie Bruck and Richard Ceci systematically obscured compelling evidence of child sexual abuse in the daycare cases to promote the argument that the children were highly suggestible and not credible witnesses.



Above we see six teachers and the founder of the McMartin Preschool in court in 1984 on child abuse charges.

The case ended without a single conviction.

There was evidence suggesting anal penetration.

Children said they'd watched McMartin teachers dig up corpses, that they'd been forced to drink rabbit's blood.

There were reports from other schools of similar activities.

The defenders of the teachers talked about a 'witch hunt' and a hoax.



The advantage of professor Cheit is that he has looked at all the evidence and has debunked the arguments of those who cried 'hoax'.

"We have, over the last 20 years, discounted the word of children who might testify about sexual abuse," he writes.


The Witch-Hunt Narrative: Politics, Psychology, and the Sexual Abuse of Children. By Ross E. Cheit. Oxford University Press.

Can parents make up false stories?

Professor Thomas D. Lyon is a law and psychology professor at the University of Southern California.

He says: "Parents, left to their own devices, are lousy at creating false reports."

Professor Cheit writes of Sandusky and the cover-up at Penn State: "We often minimize and deny so as to allow us to avoid seeing things we would rather not see."

12 comments:

  1. Child Rapes and “Sex Parties” by US Forces are Latest to Tarnish Plan Colombia’s Image

    https://alethonews.wordpress.com/2015/03/28/child-rapes-and-sex-parties-by-us-forces-are-latest-to-tarnish-plan-colombias-image/

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  2. http://www.globalresearch.ca/obamas-war-on-terrorism-us-warplanes-strike-iraqi-popular-forces-fighting-the-isis/5439425

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  3. 'So, when there are stories of satanic ritual child abuse, should these stories be dismissed as crazy witch-hunts, or should we take the stories seriously?.'

    If Hampstead proves true the will emerge overnight as the question we never asked or tried to answer, persistently or thoroughly enough. Concerns over (in)accurate reporting and a host of other reasons, certainly about Hampstead, cause a respectful refrain from pronouncing final judgement. But how about the reaction to the inevitability of it pointing to activity designed for the unseen, a presumption (God like), that for many, no - probably – most, don't believe. Or if they do, the idea we can understand it through what we find on earth, improbable. It's unspeakable, discordant, evangelical stirring, ripe for deception stuff.

    Raids on the unspeakable (to quote Thomas Merton) - to face an unmistakable horror. We all (I mean all), should admit our eyes were shut and we-need-to-come-together.

    IF these – Hampstead - revelations unfold (an apocalypse, the Bible calls it) we ought'er turn down the crit about our fellows (...us lot). The quite majority in our public domain (talking websites) are holding some rightful balance in our communication circle(s). We've three or four websites reporting, we get topnews. MSM and everything else but (...us lot) is the front-line and a different matter. It's an easy one to express confidence in a verdict to come (or perhaps the belief it's true but they'll manage to suppress for some time). Easy to take stand on the streets (comments) but why communicate a call to highlight disagreements. Wrong target. Know your enemy.

    even fewer insiders who not only question but constructive dissent. They think it's bollocks. Fair play to them. I empathise as they struggle and sometimes fail not to comment back in the opposite spirit to their attackers.

    On 'Crimes of Empire meets Dr. Barrett on Truth Jihad Radio' (where we comment on this), James writes, 'denouncing people is both pointless and counterproductive, either the work had value or not'. Respect WideShut, thank you, you did/do no harm. You served our common cause, your work has value. Obviously. On what we have so far, I expected this, knowing and appreciating your ability to offer unpopular second opinions, in what can be an environment that can over-react to inside doubters. Because the story hasn't been told. Mark

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  4. For example, it was concealed that defendant Ray Buckley had a pattern of exposing himself and offering pornography to children.

    For example, it was concealed that defendant Ricky Dearman had a pattern of domestic violence in front of the children.

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  5. What are the cult doing to the children?

    They are pushing them to the absolute limits of the human mind.
    Which the Nazis were are to surmise, rendered the victim, psychologically malleable. The mind, in order to cope with the unbearable would fragment, or compartmentalise; partitions were formed and the results were what was once known as MPD or Multiple Personality Disorder, now better known DID or Dissociative Identity Disorder,

    If a handler comes along with the appropriate triggers, associated with traumatic mental association, he might said to become in possession of the victim.

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  6. The Metropolitan Police is being investigated over further allegations of corruption in relation to child sex offences dating back to the 1970s, including the claim that evidence gathered against MPs, judges, media entertainers, police, clergy and actors was dropped due to police intervention.

    The fresh allegations are in addition to the 14 cases being investigated by the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC), revealed earlier this month, dating from the 1970s to the 2000s.

    The three new investigations relate to allegations about police suppressing evidence, hindering or halting investigations, and covering up offences due to the involvement of members of parliament and police officers.

    http://www.msn.com/en-gb/news/other/child-sex-abuse-judges-mps-media-entertainers-actors-police-and-clergy-implicated-in-met-police-corruption-probe/ar-AAaaiEp?ocid=mailsignoutmd

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  7. japan has spoken more publicly about USA soldiers involved in sex attacks and abuse. here is the UK its still hidden, several black G.Is were hanged during W W II, the details are still secret, since then there has been several
    arracks on children which were hushed up, now that britain has been colonised by outsiders, many want the US bases out

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  8. http://www.theguardian.com/education/2015/mar/30/one-in-five-school-staff-victims-of-false-claims-survey-shows

    The ATL’s survey found that 22% of teachers said they had faced a false allegation made by a pupil and that 14.3% had faced claims by a pupil’s parent or other family member.

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  9. http://www.theguardian.com/film/2015/mar/29/carol-morley-the-falling-mass-hysteria-is-a-powerful-group-activit

    My research had revealed that a ceremony of exorcism often led to a worsening of mass hysteria, but Michelle told me that in her school’s case it worked. “I was 12, it was 1982 and it was this big Catholic mixed school. There was a period of time where people at school pretended to faint. One girl was brilliant at it, and she used to do it in woodwork and other people started doing it and it spread. We enjoyed the drama of it, and the teachers freaking out. We’d got control.”

    Michelle recalled another time when what happened didn’t feel fake. “There were eight girls, including me, and we formed a gang. We started dressing the same, box pleat skirts, tiny collars, sheepskin coats, moccasin shoes, and we decided to do the Ouija board. The next day at school it was all we could talk about and suddenly there was a girl walking down the corridor speaking in Latin and tongues and it became chaos. We all quickly became hysterical, thinking that something was going to happen to us. There were girls crying in the toilet, saying ‘I saw the devil in the mirror’ and one of them swore at a nun.”

    Michelle recalled how vomiting and headaches spread among the girls. “It only happened to the girls, I can’t remember the boys at all. What I remember most about it was it felt like we were sharing something important. It felt sexy – it’s an odd word to use, but it did feel thrilling.”

    On the fourth day of the outbreak, Michelle was in the playground, where they all went to great lengths to make sure they were seen going through their symptoms. “The deputy head came running towards me going, ‘You are a witch!’ She blamed me. They singled out three of us as the ringleaders and the visiting priest who had done exorcisms in Africa exorcised us after school in this tiny chapel. We were given candles and we were shaking and crying. The priest threw holy water on us and asked us to renounce the devil. I don’t know if it was a real exorcism, but that cured it. The next day everything was back to normal.”

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    1. Such a shame, all this drama. So unnecessary.

      Has anyone ever attended a real exorcism? I've attended a couple. But these were not those stereotypical demon-casting-out dramas. During the ones I was at, the negative entities were coaxed out kindly and with compassion and guided into the light, the idea being that all God's creations were worthy of kindness and respect, even the dark ones. In one case an opera singer who had lost his voice was unable at the start of the proceedings to sing........but after the proceedings he smiled and was able to boom out Amazing Grace. It was great! We all joined in.

      Blessings

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  10. Why do you keep abusing the Hampstead kids by posting their photos? It's not just illegal (which I couldn't care less about) but you're disrespecting the kids.

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