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originally posted by: facedye
a reply to: eNumbra
in my personal opinion, the attraction itself should only be discussed with a licensed professional, under a closed door setting, with the proper tone and assistance.
they *should* be afraid for talking about it openly. it *should not* be talked about openly in a decent and morally conscious society.
if i was a blatant and aggressive racist, *should* i talk about it openly in public if i feel like i can't control it? no - if i personally want my behavior to change, i have to direct my point of view to someone who is qualified to help me climb out of myself in this regard. it shouldn't be a public discussion to mull over.
the way i see it, there should be no public discussion about this. there's no merit, nor good reason for it. why would i want to understand a pedophile? who cares to show sympathy for someone like that? all i want is for them to stay away from children - i don't care what it takes, and it's not my problem until they make it my problem. once they do, there's no need for a discussion.
Many in our society(and I can't honestly say I blame them) think anyone with the predilection should be summarily executed, or even tortured gruesomely, whether the pedophile in question has ever acted on the desires or not.
As an aside: why do sex offender registries even exist? If someone is enough of a danger to society that they need to be labeled and watched constantly shouldn't they just be left in jail?
originally posted by: theantediluvian
a reply to: Kalixi
I assume that this was a TOR onion site so those talking about IPs are going to be disappointed. It would also seem a virtual certainty that the site didn't request personal information and that if it did, none of the users would have provided accurate information.
What they should have done and hopefully did do is setup sting operations for those trying to arrange meetings to sexually abuse children. Beyond that, there's what the feds have been playing with for a few years here — use a 0-day exploit to get the users' browsers to download malware that phones home with the users' IP addresses, etc.
originally posted by: intrptr
a reply to: Ohanka
Maybe not public but they've certainly earned a death sentence.
Because they viewed child abuse?
Look., okay, Im a child abuse victim, my whole life was ruined by it. I agree thats awful, I personally sometimes want to hurt the people responsible then I get hold of myself, realizing I shouldn't seek revenge on them, eye for an eye and all...
...makes the whole world blind.
How about a nice game of Chess instead?
I can't blame a pedophile for being a pedophile. I can only blame them for actually acting on it.
Then also at the same time, I reflect on my attraction to women. How long could I go without attention or interaction without a woman before going crazy? A year?
These people have to go they're entire lifetime depriving themselves of their attractions. Their existence must be hell for them. I feel bad for them to a degree to be honest.