May 1, 2015
Finally self abuse as the principle cause of physical degeneracy among boys is disclosed and the history of the vice is explained.
Its influence in the fall of nations is detailed including how the Greeks recognised it as a fertile source of disease.
Its appearance in England is investigated, along with ways of treatment for the victims.
Using quotes from Hippocrates as well as from 18th century writers, this episode shows how it causes epilepsy and lunacy in extreme cases.
Consumption, cancer, inebriety and other diseases are all linked to it in various medical treatises.
Written by Walter Hunt in 1904.
Narrated by Sven Longshanks and originally broadcast on the Radio Stormer live stream.