posted on Apr, 1 2012 @ 10:04 AM
The op has suggested that we stop posting about what would be considered sick crimes.
The question is should we do such?
The answer must be no, we should not, and here is the reason behind the answer.
It would not matter if we stopped or not, as it already has made the news. To refuse to post such, when it is in the public interest, is pretty much
lying to ourselves that such does not happen, when it does. Better that we admit it does and be truthful, than not. We can not just hide from the
world or events, nor should we stop posting them, cause they offend someone. Reality is that no matter what is posted, or printed or even reported
on, it is bound to offend someone, somewhere, at sometime. If it is of interest to the board, people will post on it, if not, it will go more to the
dead post pile and list, slowly to die off, and people move on.
We do not live in a world of rainbows and unicorns, we live in a dirty, gritty ugly world, as that is the nature of the human condition. It is
colorful and full of both wonder and horror. But it is both extremes that we learn the lessons that need to be learned. While it is sick, about the
human sacrifice that happened, the point being that it happened. Would we now decide not to post about say a serial killer or, say the events that
would happen, such as what happened in Rwanda, all for the sake of not offending a few? What about the literary classics, do we now take them off of
the shelves, cause one group or another decides that they are not worthy? That is the start of censorship and ultimately, the downfall of society at
Like any thing these days, we have a choice, to either view or not to, and if it offends, just move on, better to spend the time and energy else
where, than deal with what we can not change. And if it is of interest, then perhaps it would serve our interest to pay attention. After all if it
happens in one part of the world, it could very well happen in the part that we live in.