America's Obsessives: The Compulsive Energy That Built a Nation
by Joshua Kendall,
The Boston Globe, July 20, 2013
When a friend predicted that someone would soon write his biography, sex researcher Alfred Kinsey
proclaimed, “Nonsense! The progress of science depends upon knowledge. It has nothing to do with personalities.” According to journalist Joshua Kendall, Kinsey could never acknowledge that “validation for his particular sexual tastes” and his obsessive-compulsive personality disorder
were the principal drivers of his scholarly work.
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