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Originally posted by dragonrider
I would point out that many members of the Cabal are known to be pedophiles... please refer to the thread on orgies and murder in France.
CNSNews.com) - In a step critics charge could result in decriminalizing sexual contact between adults and children, the American Psychiatric Association (APA)
Psychiatrist Charles Moser of San Francisco's Institute for the Advanced Study of Human Sexuality and co-author Peggy Kleinplatz of the University of Ottawa presented conferees with a paper entitled "DSM-IV-TR and the Paraphilias: An Argument for Removal."
Originally posted by observer
I have no problem with with removing all the other categories OTHER than pedophilia. That is a crime period. Crossdressing.. who cares, to each their own.
Originally posted by MKULTRA
Very interesting find, Dragon. The reason this is being discussed is to potentially reduce mental healthcare workers' potential legal and ethical nightmares. This is a matter of billing, though. It hurts the treating clinician, when these folks get referred for treatment.
Incidentally very few treatments are empirically-supported in terms of efficacy as well as efficiency, for these diagnoses. Those that show short-term gains show relapse in the long-term.
Originally posted by ultra_phoenix
Ok Byrd. And what ? Do you mean that we have to go back to the " old good days " ?
Also, you're speaking about heterosexual realations.
Do you remember what the Bible, Qu'ran and Thora are saying about homosexuality ?
Originally posted by onlyinmydreams
If you do away with it in the DSM... what standards can you use to make it illegal and keep it on the lawbooks?
And, as for people marrying at age 13 in 1200 and some states allowing stuff like that today... well, I'm pretty sure that people matured, physically, at a faster rate in those days.
Also, even if the rate of physical maturation was the same then as now, modern culture and early (pre-18) marriage are no longer compatable. A person, in the USA, today is not only expected, but, in terms of their social responsibilities, almost required to complete a high school education and acquire either a vocational/technical skill or move on to higher education... Modern civilization cannot function on medieval personal norms.
Originally posted by Byrd
...and I'm not so sure why it's more horrible for men to have sex with little boys, while treating sex with little girls as something that's bad but is not worth shooting him over. BOTH are equally wrong, and in equal measures.
And I think the Q'ran and Bible and Torah are ALL wrong in permitting sex with little girls (and incest, but that's another story.)