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Originally posted by BABYBULL24
Penn State could have shut down that guy in 1998 but they covered it up & covered it up & more kids were abused...its a cult out there in Happy Valley & they still don't get it!
Originally posted by syrinx high priest
it all should have stopped after it was witnessed the first time. shame on his wife and mqueery
Originally posted by devilishlyangelic23
reply to post by gwydionblack
the victims were KIDS. they didnt understand what happened, why it happened, and how to deal with it. you expect far too much out of children.
Originally posted by Bixxi3
reply to post by BABYBULL24
To me that is the bigger issue and i shudder to think how widespread this really is.
Originally posted by MRuss
reply to post by karen61057
Yes, definately. Most child abusers were abused themselves. So sexual identifiication began and ended when they, themselves, were molested at a certain age. Child molestation is a viscious cycle. And I've read that child molestors are notoriously difficult to treat.
That's why you see all the websites with maps of where child molestors live. Everyone knows that child molestors are often repeat offenders. They just can't seem to stop themselves. Even after they've been imprisoned and abandonded by society, they still feel the need to molest children. It's like a heroin addiction.
If you look at it like an addiction, it's easier to understand. Addictions are so powerful.
Of course, I'm not making excuses for these thugs. You can't compare a nicotine addiction (where you're hurting yourself) to an addiction that somehow causes you to hurt another person. Most addictions are harmful to the self. Child molestors seem to have no conscience. Not only are they addicted to a certain action, but they are narcissists and sociopaths to boot. That's a dangerous combination of mental illnesses.
Also note that some child molesters have asked to be "dismembered" because they don't trust themselves not to molest another child. That---in a nutshell--shows you how insidious this affliction really is.edit on 23-6-2012 by MRuss because: (no reason given)