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The deprivation of physical sensory contact,

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is the principal root cause of violence.



"Pleasure and violence have a reciprocal relationship, the presence of one inhibits the other.

When the brain's pleasure circuits are 'on,' the violence circuits are 'off,' and vice versa.

A pleasure-prone personality rarely displays violence or aggressive behaviors, and a violent personality has little ability to tolerate, experience, or enjoy sensuously pleasing activities.

The reciprocal relationship of pleasure and violence is highly significant because certain sensory experiences during the formative periods of development will create a neuropsychological predisposition for either violence seeking or pleasure seeking behavior later in life.

Abnormal social and emotional behaviors result from 'somatosensory' deprivation, a lack of tender and loving care.

Derived from the Greek word for 'body,' the term 'somatosensory' refers to the sensations of touch and body movement which differ from the senses of seeing, hearing, smelling and tasting.

The deprivation of body touch and contact are the basic causes of a number of emotional disturbances include depressive behaviors, sexual aberration, drug abuse, violence, and aggression.

Not surprisingly, when high self-needs are combined with the deprivation of physical affection, the result is self-interest and high rates of narcissism.

The deprivation of body pleasure throughout life - but particularly during the formative periods of infancy, childhood, and adolescence - are very closely related to the amount of warfare and interpersonal violence a culture experiences - high self-needs coupled with high rates of self-interest and narcissism.

Another way of looking at the reciprocal relationship between violence and pleasure is to examine a society's choice of drugs as a society will support behaviors that are consistent with its values and social mores.

American society is a competitive, aggressive, and violent society.

Consequently, it supports drugs that facilitate competitive, aggressive, and violent behaviors and oppose drugs that counteract such behaviors.

Alcohol is well known to facilitate the expression of violent behaviors, and, although addicting and very harmful to chronic users, is acceptable to American society.

Methamphetamine and engineered tobacco also belong to a competitive, aggressive, and violent society.

Marijuana, on the other hand, is an active pleasure inducing drug which enhances pleasure of touch actively inhibiting violent aggressive behavior.

It is for this reason that marijuana is rejected in American culture.

In Western philosophical dualistic thought man is not a unitary being but is divided into two parts, body and soul.

The Greek philosophical conception of the relationship between body and soul was quite different than the Judeo-Christian concept which posited a state of war between the body and soul.

Within Judeo-Christian thought the purpose of human life was to save the soul, and the body, flesh, was seen as an impediment to achieving this objective.

Consequently, the flesh must be punished and deprived.

When high self-needs are combined with the deprivation of physical affection, the result is self-interest and high rates of narcissism.

Cultures which are repressive of human sexuality tend to have rich pornographic art forms such as exhibitionistic dancing and pornography - a substitute for normal sexual expression.

- James W. Prescott, a neuropsychologist and health scientist administrator at the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development in Bethesda, Maryland.




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