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39 Post author: Eliezer_Yudkowsky 08 January 2009 11:49PM

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Comment author: Michael_Bishop 09 January 2009 06:04:50PM 0 points [-]

It is unclear to what extent, or even whether, being a victim of sexual abuse causes people to perpetrate sexual abuse. That said, I would personally be surprised if there wasn't some effect.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pedophilia#Causes