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    (Original post by The Boney King of Nowhere)
    ffs why are you all using` paedophile' to mean `child molester'? Pro tip: they don't mean the same thing. Anyway, OP is a troll.
    This is a good point.
    But, he is talking about people in prison, thus we have to assume he means a child molestor as a paedophile, as the general term, would not be people who are in prison
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    Well surely if they've served their sentence and paid the price for what they did, yes they should because that's how the legal system works. Should we let them all out regardless of that, well obviously not, because that's not how the legal system works (Or should work).
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    (Original post by joeyg)
    I don't think its their fault that they are the way they are and we should not criminalize them because of it - it is inhumane and disgusting to do so.

    Discuss.
    lets say hypothetically u hve a daughter who walks to skl or hangs around in the shopping centre. wd u STILL want paedophiles to be released? :confused:
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    They should only be released into a mental hospital.
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    (Original post by MazzyStar03)
    lets say hypothetically u hve a daughter who walks to skl or hangs around in the shopping centre. wd u STILL want paedophiles to be released? :confused:
    First, learn to spell.
    Second. Paedophilia is not the same as child molesting. Paedophilia is a psychiatric order, this being something the person cannot chose to have or not. Do not get them mixed up.
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    (Original post by Tommyjw)
    First, learn to spell.
    Second. Paedophilia is not the same as child molesting. Paedophilia is a psychiatric order, this being something the person cannot chose to have or not. Do not get them mixed up.
    Im gonna ignore the spelling comment because that is a completely different subject
    Secondly you did not answer the question
    thirdly someone can be a paedophile. Not all the time it is something you can choose to have.
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      <Daily-Mail>CASTRATE THEM EXECUTE THEM THEY'RE ALL ON BENEFITS!!1!!1!1111!1 RAWWWRGH</Daily-Mail>

      Whether or not a paedophile can be "cured" has been a fairly hot topic of discussion, and it depends on quite a few different psychological and psychiatric factors. Some people may be truly repentant and be open to rehabilitation, others can't. Long story short, at least.



      This guy is walking free and entirely unrepentant for a whole catalogue of abuse. Would you want this guy living on your doorstep or across the road from your child's primary school?
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      (Original post by MazzyStar03)
      Im gonna ignore the spelling comment because that is a completely different subject
      Secondly you did not answer the question
      thirdly someone can be a paedophile. Not all the time it is something you can choose to have.
      What?
      I suggest you go learn what paedopihlia is, its a disorder, a child molestor is someone who may have chosen to do it.. even wikipedia has your answer, use google.. its your friend.
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      (Original post by Tommyjw)
      What?
      I suggest you go learn what paedopihlia is, its a disorder, a child molestor is someone who may have chosen to do it.. even wikipedia has your answer, use google.. its your friend.
      Ok I am sorry I may have misread it, do forgive me. But answer me this do they recover from this disorder? SO if we let them out will they do they same thing that caused them to get into jail in the first place? Please I do not want to have an argument I am just interested
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      they are in there because they have raped children or contributed to the child pornography industry in some way, not because they find children sexy.
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      (Original post by joeyg)
      I don't think its their fault that they are the way they are and we should not criminalize them because of it - it is inhumane and disgusting to do so.

      Discuss.
      You could let them out under strict supervision. This would mean masturbation therapy which would involve letting them visit primary schools during gym once a week.

      I feel if they were allowed greater access to naked children, their senses would be stimulated, they would masturbate much more which would perhaps help them to avoid the risk of actual molestation.
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      WHAT ON EARTH?

      If anything Paedophiles should be subjected to the death sentance, it's the only way to reduce it. By removing criminals from our gene pool, it may lead to an increase iin prosperity
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      I'm going to go out on my 3rd leg here and say I'm guessing this is a troll and you really should be ashamed for falling for this.
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      In my ideal world they'd be sentenced to death.

      When I see a story about a convicted paedophile having failed to commit suicide in prison, I think, why not just let him? It frees up prison space and stops the taxpayer paying for his meals when most people would just let the thing starve.

      What is the point in keeping such disgusting 'human' beings alive?
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      Never mind. Obvious troll.
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      Troll or not, I agree. They shouldn't be demonised and criminalised for being paedophiles, only if they commit a crime.

      Its dismissed as unnatural by most people in the same way homosexuality was/is and therefore they view the men as these disgusting animals when in fact, biologically speaking it's not all that unnatural or weird. Even socially, the age of consent in england was only raised from 10 years old to 13 years old in the late 1800s as we begun to see childhood as something precious and different from other periods in life.

      The way I see it, the attraction itself isn't the problem, it's acting on it. I don't know the exact details but I remember reading about various famous authors and poets from history who were rumoured to be paedophiles and had infatuations with young boys, living with them, spending all their time with them, buying them expensive gifts, almost courting them and certainly being in love with them but never making any kind of sexual advance. I don't think that type of paedophile is a threat, it's sad, more than anything that the paedophile would never experience a real relationship but as long as the lines are not crossed, they're not hurting anybody.

      If paedophiles are capable of having the feelings but not acting on them - which they are, then there is no excuse for those that do act on them. They should be criminalized and they should not be shown leniency. They should receive the same treatment as those who commit adult rape because it is essentially the same thing.
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      Prison should act as a centre for rehabilitation rather than as a punishment; sentencing should be removed and releases should only occur when the convicted are deemed to be rehabilitated.
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      Yes
      But they should be exiled. They broke society laws, they no longer live in society. Personally I think a deal should be struck concerning some of Russia's northern territories.
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      Paedophiles should be incarcerated or released depending on the threat they post to the public. The same goes for anyone.

      I think it's important to point out that a paedophile is not necessarily someone who harms children, directly or indirectly. It is a psychological disorder in which an adult has a sexual preference for children.
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      (Original post by joeyg)
      I don't think its their fault that they are the way they are and we should not criminalize them because of it - it is inhumane and disgusting to do so.

      Discuss.
      There aren't a group of people in prison doing time for having the label of 'paedophile'. People are imprisoned for breaking laws. Laws are in place to protect people etc etc

      What you are asking is 'Do we need law?'
     
     
     
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