reply to post by aorAki
Your failure is to imagine people that utilize one particular tool in a cadre of disciplinary measures are violent and resort to violence at first
Your comments have lead me to believe that you perceive people that spank their children as violent individuals who are prone to violence in all
aspects of their life, that you believe that spanking a child is lazy in all situations and that it is never acceptable in any sense no matter what
the situation may be.
In essence, you are unreasonable. You refuse reason, because you are so devoutly certain of your righteous self-induced opinion that you reject any
or all arguments that may be reasonable in favor of your own viewpoint.
You have not had a conversation in this thread. You have yelled at people, and heard nothing the other side has said. You have purposefully and
ignorantly denied any rebuttals that had validity and criticized your world view, and equally as much responded only to parts of responses which
didn't jeapordize your stance but helped paint the person you're responding to in an unreasonable light.
I generally respond line to line to people. I do it out of politeness and consideration for the words they choose to put into a topic. I do it
because, whether I agree or not, their entire post deserves a rebuttal and an examination of their reasoning and facts.
Essentially, this whole thread has been about a causal factor; Individuals are not punished in society, so they become disrespectful and degenerate.
That is the original premise. I have not seen in this thread any particular studies or evidence to support the idea that corporal punishment other
than a summary of other studies, which were never produced to examine.
Having conducted my own bit of research into the matter, the largest criticism for many of the studies cited in the paper quoted was that they lump
physical abuse in with spanking children. I know why they do this; because they believe spanking is physical abuse and they are incapable of
differentiating the two.
What this does is destroys the validity of their study. Naturally you will find conclusionary evidence that spanking causes alcoholism, psychological
damage, sexual dysfuntion, etc. when the people being spanked are also having contusions, lascerations and broken bones induced upon them. Oh what,
it can't be the physically obvious violence that is visually apparent that contributed to their mental and psychological illnesses? It MUST be the
spanking, mustn't it?
Ignorance is tolerable only when people are willing to entertain they may be incorrect and accept opposing viewpoints.
I don't respect you, aorAki, and I don't respect RogerT. Neither of you have demonstrated a significantly reasonable amount of discourse, and have
been rather accusatory in this thread.
Counterpoint to Amaterasu, who disagrees quite a bit with the viewpoint of spanking, but throughout was quite respectful to the posters she disagreed
with; largely in that her beliefs were not stated outright to be beliefs she wanted to force on every other individual. She clearly made it known what
she believed, but did not overtly demean, belittle or ridicule the other posters.
Take a lesson.