The sex slave trade has been in existence for at least two thousand years. This phenomenon derives from the brain mechanisms controlling the three primary brain circuits for human mating: lust, romantic attraction, and attachment. These brain mechanisms enable humans to control and direct their interest in sexual novelty: capable of both enabling and ending the predation which flourishes as the international sex slave trade.
The Sex Slave Trade: Biological Imperatives, Cultural Trends, and the Coming Empowerment of Women,
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