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    What i do know is it's some weird shiz
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    (Original post by Something_Ironic)
    I overcame 'deadness' once, easier than you think.
    ORLY? Do tell.
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    (Original post by whythehellnot)
    if we are going to get all emotional
    If we don't get all emotional, genocide isn't wrong; there's no purely rational reason why shouldn't be painfully killed en masse. :rolleyes:
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    Once a person dies there body is of no use to anyone.
    They are dead.
    They have no emotions.
    They are not concious.
    They cannot feel.
    They cannot think.
    They cannot consent.
    The only people who could be offended by this are living people.
    A dead body does not have the same rights as a living person.
    Therefore (as much as it sickens me) there is nothing wrong with necrophillia.
    Who here wouldnt have a go on Megan Fox once she died (assuming she is still warm). Lol I joke.
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    (Original post by History-Student)
    ORLY? Do tell.
    Indeed.
    I'd love to tell, but im afraid i haven't thought of a suitable story that seems remotely true
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    This is so appropriate to your screen name :rofl:
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    Well... it'd be pretty cold... and you'd need to bring your own lube.
    Body'd be stiff (and not in the good way ) if rigor mortis had set in...
    All in all, better when both people are alive methinks.
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    How is it in any way moral? Can you honestly say that if you found out someone had sex with your dead mother/sister, that you wouldn't mind?
    It is very similar to rape.
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    (Original post by whythehellnot)
    So I've been thinking, is there anything inherently wrong with necrophilia?

    The facts:

    1. No one gets hurt (lets assume that no one finds out about it for a while)
    2. <ost people wouldn't rationally object against using a sex toy.

    IF we are going to get all emotional, that's fine I suppose, but from a rational perspective is there anything morally wrong here?
    what is wrong with you? seriously, what?
    YOU
    ARE
    HAVING
    INTERCOURSE
    WITH
    A
    DEAD
    BODY.
    how on earth can you have the audacity to defend necrophiliacs?
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    (Original post by whythehellnot)
    So I've been thinking, is there anything inherently wrong with necrophilia?

    The facts:

    1. No one gets hurt (lets assume that no one finds out about it for a while)
    2. <ost people wouldn't rationally object against using a sex toy.

    IF we are going to get all emotional, that's fine I suppose, but from a rational perspective is there anything morally wrong here?
    It's immoral if you dig up someone else's relatives for your "funtime".
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    (Original post by Netsky)
    If a bear DOES take a dump in the middle of the forest with nobody around to see it, will anyone catch him performing necrophilia?
    If no one is around to see him dumping, it might be suggested that no one will catch him. That doesn't follow though, so I'm going with a definite maybe.
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    (Original post by qasidb)
    what is wrong with you? seriously, what?
    YOU
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    HAVING
    INTERCOURSE
    WITH
    A
    DEAD
    BODY.
    how on earth can you have the audacity to defend necrophiliacs?
    Oh get down from your high horse and use your own brain. I can accept that necrophilia isn't to everyone's taste, its not for me either, but it doesn't follow that because it seems gross that it's immoral. It seems more likely to me that the taboo around necrophilia is the main reason people openly reject it as opposed to its blatant immorality. Homosexuality isn't to my taste either and likewise, I don't think it's immoral.

    Saying that necrophilia is disrespectful is sort of begging the question (only sort of) +! disrespect doesn't imply immoral. I call the Queen by her first name, which would be disrespectful, that doesn't mean I'm braking any ethical codes.
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    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2B_Yw-JAnuw

    David Mitchell's thoughts on necrophilia.

    (p.s. is it possible to get it as a video on here, rather than linking to youtube?)
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    (Original post by my9rides)
    How is it in any way moral? Can you honestly say that if you found out someone had sex with your dead mother/sister, that you wouldn't mind?
    It is very similar to rape.
    Most people try to make an argument from emotions like you have here. It's a circular argument though and doesn't justify WHY people think that necrophilia is wrong. All your question does is try to point out that it's not acceptable within civilised society. I probably would mind yes. Yet it remains that no one was hurt, in fact from a utilitarian perspective, it was a moral thing to do because the pleasure out weighs the pain.

    I'm not convinced it's the same as rape. No consent? sure. Consent is there to avoid emotional trauma though, since there are no emotions, I don't see how it's an issue.
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    (Original post by whythehellnot)
    So I've been thinking, is there anything inherently wrong with necrophilia?

    The facts:

    1. No one gets hurt (lets assume that no one finds out about it for a while)
    2. <ost people wouldn't rationally object against using a sex toy.

    IF we are going to get all emotional, that's fine I suppose, but from a rational perspective is there anything morally wrong here?

    Ewww! Yes, it's immoral. They can't consent and, frankly, your sex toys weren't alive at one time- at least I hope they weren't.:eek:
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    (Original post by Bella_Gail)
    Ewww! Yes, it's immoral. They can't consent and, frankly, your sex toys weren't alive at one time- at least I hope they weren't.:eek:
    What if the person consented before they died?
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    (Original post by Something_Ironic)
    Must you, seriously, must you ask this question?

    Is necrophillia immoral?


    Is genocide immoral?
    I'm not seeing the connection. You're argument is basically yes it is immoral because you compare it to mass murder.

    It seems that necrophilia is hurting no one and mass murder is hurting a lot of people.

    Care to elaborate further?
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    (Original post by Bella_Gail)
    Ewww! Yes, it's immoral. They can't consent and, frankly, your sex toys weren't alive at one time- at least I hope they weren't.:eek:
    This doesn't strike me as significant if I'm honest. The fact is, at the point of intercourse, it's a lifeless piece of meat. Your food might have been alive at one time, doesn't stop us from eating it. Why is using something that was once alive for food okay, but using something that was once alive but now dead for sex not okay?
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    (Original post by whythehellnot)
    Oh get down from your high horse and use your own brain. I can accept that necrophilia isn't to everyone's taste, its not for me either, but it doesn't follow that because it seems gross that it's immoral. It seems more likely to me that the taboo around necrophilia is the main reason people openly reject it as opposed to its blatant immorality. Homosexuality isn't to my taste either and likewise, I don't think it's immoral.

    Saying that necrophilia is disrespectful is sort of begging the question (only sort of) +! disrespect doesn't imply immoral. I call the Queen by her first name, which would be disrespectful, that doesn't mean I'm braking any ethical codes.
    breaking - spelt with an e.
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    (Original post by qasidb)
    breaking - spelt with an e.
    Lol, if that's your only criticism then I nailed you, yeah?
 
 
 
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