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Wow I think you totally misunderstood my post. I was responding to the poster who implied legalized prostitution would break up marriages. I said a cheater is a cheater and it's not the fault of the prostitute but the spouse who cheated. Why would you think I was blaming the victim?
Originally posted by showintail
Yes! I have plenty to say on this topic. As a child that was "sold" and later chose to do it, I think it should be legal. Not child prostitution, but adults.
I would love to expand but I am getting ready to leave for the day.
Personal disclaimer, I am neither ashamed or embarrassed of my situation. I think more like me should speak up.
Originally posted by wingsfan
In my liberal days I was all for this. But seeing it now everywhere I look, not so much. Having "hoes" waltz the streets does a number on an already damaged property value.
Only way this works is within a far-out, regulated, area. And even then people will then want government money to go towards testing the hookers. I just rather see a movement towards bringing class and respect back into the moral forefront.
Originally posted by SibylofErythrae
I want to address this ongoing mythology that men of the past were beating women into sex regularly.
There is no evidence of this. There is evidence in the last 4000 years of the harsh lives of women living in slave/sub-human castes. Forensic archaeology.
I see this story in these discussions all the time. I have yet to ever see any evidence to suggest that men of the past did this on some sort of regular basis like this piece of fiction suggests. Our closest animal relatives in their tribes (Pan - chimps) do not do this.
Originally posted by galadofwarthethird
reply to post by getreadyalready
I've heard that tired explanation, even from the experts a million times. Sometimes sex is about power and control. Sometimes relationships are about power and control. Sometimes employer situations are about power and control. The fact is, "rape" by definition, is about sex.
Negative!... Rape is about power and control, and sex is used as form of power and control. It's basically a fetish that they have, and they can get that same power and control in a whole bunch of other ways, but they want it and like it in the sexual form. Really it literally is just a fetish gone to the extremes, and they get off being able to control and have power over there victims using sex, or sex is a part of the overall act, but not the whole of it. It really is not all that hard to understand.edit on 25-7-2012 by galadofwarthethird because: (no reason given)