By John Borneman
rigorously exploring varied instances of the try to rehabilitate baby intercourse offenders, Borneman information a mundane ritual approach aimed not just at fighting destiny acts of molestation but additionally at essentially remodeling the criminal, who's finally charged with growing a virtually completely new self. Acknowledging the robust repulsion felt via a public that's usually super skeptical concerning the luck of rehabilitation, he demanding situations readers to confront the modern contexts and conundrums that lie on the center of regulating intimacy among young ones and adults.
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The exercise of reading, as that of writing, should theoretically have been an exercise in externalization and symbolization, of creating a representation for what he had experienced that can contain the experience but is different from it. But Marquardt’s relation to the words on the page has not yet attained much distance. He is, as he said earlier, incapable of speaking these words, of seeing them on the page and then uttering what he has read. When spoken aloud by someone else, however, the words inside him become tolerable to hear.
Both men are trying to be brutally honest with me to arrive at the truth of their lived emotional experiences. I am trying to turn their truths into knowledge. I think that I am experimenting with a better way to communicate with them and about them than merely extracting information or data. Communicating with them in a way that facilitates their search for the truth about themselves. Communicating about them in a way that encourages more complex thinking about worlds that are not mine. Communication of this sort demands not only sensitivity to the inner worlds of those with whom we speak, but also the capacity to think through those worlds together, taking into account, however partially, our various past and present selves and senses of reality.
He usually reads the same passages, for about forty-five minutes: a section on Marquardt’s abuse by his father, one on seduction and sexual abuse by his mother, another on his pimping, and a final one on his use of therapy. Marquardt says he would prefer “harder” passages, to confront listeners with the extent of the harm he had done, but Lemke says Marquardt only wants to shock the audience and that would not be productive. Marquardt prepares himself for the readings, mentally and emotionally, like he did for karate competitions.