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Originally posted by Annee
Originally posted by JohnPhoenix
Annee, why must you keep the two separated?
Perhaps you should take the time to read up on it.
It's not coming from me.
Annee, why must you keep the two separated? Granted if an adult desires sex with a child thats One criteria that can define him - but it doesn't have to be the Only criteria that defines that person or the reasons why he chooses to have sex with children. A male pedophile that only desires boys does have a problem with desiring a child yes, but he also has the problem of targeting a boy ( a specific sexual gender). That means to me he has two specific criteria that defines him, desires a child, and homosexual tendencies.
I have read you say over and over again (i'm paraphrasing you) " pedophile is a pedophile is a pedophile and doesn't have anything to do with being gay." I submit to you - You don't know that. In many pedophile cases, this could very well be the case that they do desire children But only male children because they are also gay.
Please explain to me why you disagree with this.
first your credentials.
Originally posted by Annee
Originally posted by manna2
And yet you criticize and demonize a very well known child psychologist that wrote many books and treated 10's if not hundreds of thousands of kids throughout his illustruous years,
Link and name of child psychologist.
Other then that - - you know I do not respond to you. I won't play your bait game.
Originally posted by Wrabbit2000
It's nothing but my own two cents as a proud former scout myself, but I hope this isn't used as some leverage to further attack the BSOA as a whole. What they did in denying the Eagle Scout candidate his rightful place of honor after SO MUCH done to earn it was absolutely and without question, WRONG. So too are these latest stories of abuse and molestation....if none of this was reported to the police (and within Statute of Limitation time frames of course). Heads need to roll. Absolutely.
Having given acknowledgement to some of the bad of the Scouts which needs addressed, I'd ALSO note there are millions of good men in this nation that owe a fair part of their solid character, integrity and personal sense of values to the Scouts, both Cub and Boy Scouts as they got older. I have an Eagle Scout in my own family, for some context, and for him it was one of the single proudest things about his life and accomplishments in it.
No free passes...NO easy rides or skates on what they've done wrong in this context, but attacking an organization with so many sides to it and which generally does one hell of a fine job of making boys into well rounded and skilled men seems wrong. Like I said to start, I just hope the focus is kept to those guilty and not the whole national organization for the multitudes of people that would hurt for no good reason.