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Originally posted by Plugin
reply to post by Darkblade71
They blurred the image I see. Yea maybe she didn't like it, could be but I can't tell that. Would suprise me he would hurt her, you see tape and people make fast assumptions, it looks bad but was it?
More likely, the kid is now crying because she is missing her dad!
It's also striking that the US also always post pictures of who commited a crime. even when they didn't even got a trial proving to be guilty or not.
So now the whole world before proven even guilty or not knows him, maybe he lost his job already and who knows what else.. we still in the middle ages??
I even heard that in local papers they post pictures from people commited crimes, even not serious ones.
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Originally posted by MichaelYoung
reply to post by Praetorius
To a certain extent, a fair point. But have you ever tossed a child in the air? It really, really isn't dangerous. Sure, there is a tiny chance of injury, but I'd be willing to bet it's a lower risk than driving your child in a car, sending your child to school, or feeding your child eggs. A certain amount of physical risk is in every childish activity, from running to playing with lego to playing on a swing or roundabout. Pictures of children tied with tape is not in the same category, really.
Originally posted by LongbottomLeaf
reply to post by Praetorius
Thats different than taping someone up, it's just weird to me. I'm not saying crucify the guy or even charge him. I'm just saying It's not normal activity.
Originally posted by Siberbat
reply to post by Plugin
So a crime is only committed if the child feels scared or upset, and a crime does not exist if she feels good about being taped up. Maybe in the case of an adult, who by the way can give legal consent to the act, not a child. Just because the child is either emotional ok with what the father did, or not, is irrelevant. Bound and gagging a child is child abuse and child endangerment at least. This is not a he said she said case either. The evidence for the crime is documented (i.e. photo and post on Facebook).
The father should have thought about the consequences prior to taking actions. He made his own choices (unless proved otherwise) and is now being held responsible for those choices. He was responsible to the child, the mother, and himself and failed.
As far as judging goes...I have a mind to choose between right and wrong, make discernments, use in a rational and logical manor, and as well as to use empathy and compassion. These are gifts given to us as humans. These attributes are what separates us from feral beasts. Use of such gifts are not mandatory, but a choice.edit on 28-1-2012 by Siberbat because: (no reason given)