1 in 4 Men Say They've Done It

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    South Africa's Rape Crisis: 1 in 4 Men Say They've Done It
    By Megan Lindow / Cape Town
    Saturday, Jun. 20, 2009

    South Africans received a horrifying measure of just how bad their country's rape crisis is with the release this week of a study in which more than a quarter of men admitted to having raped, and 46% of those said that they had raped more than once.

    South Africa's Rape Crisis: 1 in 4 Men Say They've Done It - TIME
     
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    To think, South Africa was once a semi-first world country with nuclear arms. Now they are the rape capital of the world.

    I was on a flight recently and killing time on a coast to coast flight. I chatted up the flight attendant. She told me she was from SA and had just returned from a trip there. She said it had changed so much and was so sad that she would never return. I guess the article sheds light on the sadness she was talking about.
     
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    You really can't get to upset with the violent behaviour of the African people, because it just natural for them.

    But it is not something that should be ignored like so many seem to do.
     
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    Is it just "natural" for Africans and not everyone? Or, are Africans just more violent as a people than everyone else?
     
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    Rape just seems like a much more natural act for Africans then for any other group of humans.
     
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    If you, me or Tank grew up in that environment, we'd be no different. Or, consider that 3 out of 4 African men DON'T rape.
     
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    What environment is that? In SA? If you read the link they say that it is not the poor wretches that are committing the rapes it's the more educated and wealthier SA's that are committing the rapes. So, if your theory is a rough life of poverty, think again.
     
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    What environment?
    Or, consider that 3 out of 4 African men DON'T admit to rape.
     
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    So how is it in the 19th Century anyway?
     
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    So instead of being a violent act, you are saying more influenced by culture?
     

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