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Originally posted by D.E.M.
Originally posted by drwizardphd
I was beat considerably more than you were as a child. I know of the ramifications it had for me.
And here is why we are in the situation we are today. People who WERE abused as kids taking a vendetta against this too far. Repressing their own anger at their abusers and using that fire to campaign against ANY punishment. Period.
Tip: If your father beat you as a kid, go smack him around a bit and get rid of your resentment. Stop campaigning for the silly-headed idea that children are angels and should never be touched under any circumstances.
Originally posted by harrytuttle
AND IN OTHER NEWS....
For unexplainable reasons, Catholic Priests around the world are leaving the church in droves and applying to become school administrators in, of all places, Temple, Texas.
Now, why would that be?
[edit on 16-4-2010 by harrytuttle]
Originally posted by Visual_Death
Its somewhat appalling at how people have so much aggression and anger that they need excuses to take it out on children who can't do anything back.
And that's all it is really. You're a pansy if you can't take a beating? Say that to my face. I am a lifelong martial artist and quite fond of weapons of all sorts. A pansy, I am not.
I just don't believe in masking your desire to hurt others as "punishment".
I have seen parents and teachers alike beat children with a gleeful smile on their faces. Its sick.
Maybe if parents and teachers weren't such PANSIES, they would be able to discipline children without resorting to crude violence.
My step father would go out of his way to find reasons to beat me. Such as making me ask permission to go to the bathroom. he even created the rule that I wasn't allowed to sneeze, just so he would have the chance to beat me as he cackled maniacally.
[edit on 16-4-2010 by Visual_Death]