By Madlen Davies for MailOnline. For people the world over, a bowl of corn flakes is the go-to breakfast of choice.
Corn Flakes Were Part of an Anti-Masturbation Crusade
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5 Insane Ways Fear of Masturbation Shaped the Modern World
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Kellogg's Corn Flakes invented to stop masturbation and sexual desire
In the 18th and 19th centuries, the Western world worked itself up into a mass hissy fit over the idea of people touching themselves. Judeo-Christian tradition had already been damning masturbation as a misuse of sexuality for ages, but Victorian era prudishness and the Great Awakening and other religious revivals in America created a perfect storm for people to really get obsessed with it.
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