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    I know this thread may sound ridiculous, but I have actually been wondering about this.

    Many people say that it isn't anybody's fault if they are gay/lesbian. They were born like that or that is just the way they are, and there is nothing wrong with it.

    However pedophiles and necrophiliacs etc.. are also born with their sexual preferences or it is just part of who they are....

    I know they commit disgusting acts that ruin peoples lives forever that are inexusable, but shouldn't some sort of program/amnesty be set up for people like this to come forwards and seek help with their harmful sexual desires before they can do any harm? Surely it isn't their fault that they have these sexual desires...

    What do you think?
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    We should eradicate them.
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    I think you can stop yourself from acting on your urges.
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    It's called willpower. Yes, like gay people, paedophiles don't choose who they are sexually attracted to, but they do choose to act on those attractions. And unlike gay people, those actions have really horrific consequences. I'm all for paedophiles who haven't harmed a child getting all the help they need and I don't think those people should be judged but those people who destroy a child's innocence are totally and unequivocally responsible for their actions and entirely to blame.
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    (Original post by RoshniDiya)
    I think you can stop yourself from acting on your urges.
    I agree. I view it as a mixture of crime and illness, and that there should be a presumption that a convicted paedophile will re-offend given the opportunity.
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    (Original post by ma2k5)
    We should eradicate them.
    :fuhrer::fuhrer: SEIG HEIL!!!! :fuhrer::fuhrer:
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    We should lure them off it with ****-loads of porn, every 2 months subtlety increase the age of the participants in it by one year, ~2 years of treatment and they should be cured!
    They'll be your run-of-the-mill basement-dweller in no time!


    Ed: The neg' express is right on time, it's a joke foo'!
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    It's not their fault that they have urges. But everyone has urges. If I fancy a guy I don't go and jump him in the street and then blame it on the fact that I fancy him- I can control myself.

    Sure, it sucks that their sexual desires can never be realised- but a lot of people go through life without being able to have sex, and it's no justification for rape.
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    (Original post by planetearth)
    I know this thread may sound ridiculous, but I have actually been wondering about this.

    Many people say that it isn't anybody's fault if they are gay/lesbian. They were born like that or that is just the way they are, and there is nothing wrong with it.

    However pedophiles and necrophiliacs etc.. are also born with their sexual preferences or it is just part of who they are....

    I know they commit disgusting acts that ruin peoples lives forever that are inexusable, but shouldn't some sort of program/amnesty be set up for people like this to come forwards and seek help with their harmful sexual desires before they can do any harm? Surely it isn't their fault that they have these sexual desires...

    What do you think?

    The idea of a program/amnesty so that these people can come and seek help seems like a reasonable idea and would perhaps reduce peadophilic crimes, however, the crimes committed are inexcusable primarily due to the vulnerability of the victims and the disastrous consequences.
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    (Original post by planetearth)
    I know this thread may sound ridiculous, but I have actually been wondering about this.

    Many people say that it isn't anybody's fault if they are gay/lesbian. They were born like that or that is just the way they are, and there is nothing wrong with it.

    However pedophiles and necrophiliacs etc.. are also born with their sexual preferences or it is just part of who they are....

    I know they commit disgusting acts that ruin peoples lives forever that are inexusable, but shouldn't some sort of program/amnesty be set up for people like this to come forwards and seek help with their harmful sexual desires before they can do any harm? Surely it isn't their fault that they have these sexual desires...

    What do you think?
    No they don't. That's like saying straight men ruin women's lives forever, implying all straight men are rapists. Paedophilia is strictly the sexual preference for children and does not imply they physically act on it with a child.

    I will willingly admit I find children sexy and they make me very horny, but I don't want to pervert that child and would never act upon my sexual preferences in this country.
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      anybody who has sexual urges towards children is already eligible for help through nhs mental health teams, surely?
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      You need to distinguish between paedophiles and child molesters. The two are not interchangeable.

      Paedophilia = sexual attraction to pre-pubescent children. Not all paedophiles act on their urges. Those that don't and are desperate to change are the ones that need our help and support. I believe there are programmes to help these people but I think more needs to be done to increase awareness etc.

      Not all child molesters are paedophiles, abuse can be about dominance rather than sexual urges.

      I fail to see how anyone could have any sympathy for paedophiles or non-paedophiles that molest children and think the punishment for these crimes should reflect the horrific consequences for the victmims involved.
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        Stop trying to justify it, and stop asking for pictures of my willy.
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        I cant see how you would identify them before they have committed a crime
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        Psychiatrists should help them to repress their sexuality. It is likely that paedophiles will also have some measure of sexual attraction towards adults which can be used to furnish them with a passable sex life.
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        You could always blame the children for being so damn sexxy
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        I agree with the person who said its not thier fault. At the end of the day they cant help the fact that they have those urges but people have urges every single day that they know they shouldnt act on and most people are able to demonstrate will power and dont find themselves in alot of trouble.

        The argument of "but what if the person is as mentally mature as a consenting adult..." is absurd. I guarantee that the general consensus of the world's population is that having sexual intercourse (or all things sexual) with a 'minor' is out right wrong. Its morally and legally wrong.

        It isnt a 'problem' as such for a paedophile to have those urges until they decide to act on them or find themselves wanting to act on them. People cant help how they are made and I think its harsh to slate people or judge people who know its wrong and dont act on it ancd genuinely seek help
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        (Original post by Broderss)
        No they don't. That's like saying straight men ruin women's lives forever, implying all straight men are rapists. Paedophilia is strictly the sexual preference for children and does not imply they physically act on it with a child.

        I will willingly admit I find children sexy and they make me very horny, but I don't want to pervert that child and would never act upon my sexual preferences in this country.
        - this is quite disturbing. & you wouldnt act on it in this country ? :eyeball:

        so you would act on it, in another ? ... :K:
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          I seriously hope people aren't born necrophiliacs - I mean, I'd always thought it was a byproduct of loneliness and opportunity (e.g. lonely undertakers).
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          (Original post by planetearth)
          I know this thread may sound ridiculous, but I have actually been wondering about this.

          Many people say that it isn't anybody's fault if they are gay/lesbian. They were born like that or that is just the way they are, and there is nothing wrong with it.

          However pedophiles and necrophiliacs etc.. are also born with their sexual preferences or it is just part of who they are....

          I know they commit disgusting acts that ruin peoples lives forever that are inexusable, but shouldn't some sort of program/amnesty be set up for people like this to come forwards and seek help with their harmful sexual desires before they can do any harm? Surely it isn't their fault that they have these sexual desires...

          What do you think?
          homos pedos necros and any other Os you whip out.... it IS their choice no matter how much they say deny it....
         
         
         
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