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Question: should erotic literary depiction of pedophilia be legal?
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« Reply #25 on: May 27, 2012, 07:26:13 pm »
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Yes, and what is or isn't erotic is pretty subjective anyway.
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« Reply #26 on: May 27, 2012, 07:48:01 pm »
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Why wouldn't it?

Because of idiot "protect the children hurrdurr" suburbanites.
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« Reply #27 on: May 27, 2012, 07:56:57 pm »
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What about sadistic literary depictions of murder? There doesn't seem to be as much controversy about them.
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« Reply #28 on: May 27, 2012, 09:14:54 pm »
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What about sadistic literary depictions of murder? There doesn't seem to be as much controversy about them.

Because murder isn't an issue that bored painkiller-addicted suburban housewives care about.
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« Reply #29 on: May 27, 2012, 09:28:51 pm »
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Voted no by accident. Oops.

If it's not causing any individual any actual harm, there's simply not reason for it to be illegal. The state has more useful functions than censoring erotic literature, anyway.
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« Reply #30 on: May 28, 2012, 04:57:04 am »
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What about sadistic literary depictions of murder? There doesn't seem to be as much controversy about them.

Because murder isn't an issue that bored painkiller-addicted suburban housewives care about.
Yes they do - they care about their supply of sadistic murders to read about.
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« Reply #31 on: May 29, 2012, 03:47:00 pm »
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Why wouldn't it?

Because of idiot "protect the children hurrdurr" suburbanites.
yeah its so idiotic that women would take offense to child rape porn.
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« Reply #32 on: May 29, 2012, 07:20:47 pm »
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Wait, wait, wait... reading between the lines here and in a different thread... is everyone's favourite Southern Californian Suburban Anarchist also a nonce?
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« Reply #33 on: May 29, 2012, 07:31:42 pm »
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Wait, wait, wait... reading between the lines here and in a different thread... is everyone's favourite Southern Californian Suburban Anarchist also a nonce?
guilty until proven innocent is usually how it works for this accusation in the States, so absolutely - just like everyone else here.
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« Reply #34 on: May 29, 2012, 07:35:09 pm »
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I'm not making any accusations, I'm just a little on the concerned side, so to speak.
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« Reply #35 on: May 30, 2012, 02:30:12 am »
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Al, you're a dick.  A smug, pretentious, arrogant, rude, insufferable dick.  It seems like half of what you do on this site is act like an utter asshole to me and everyone else on your little blacklist.  So please, kindly f#ck off and go f#ck yourself.

And no, I am not a nonce.  I simply find censorship repugnant.
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« Reply #36 on: May 30, 2012, 03:45:20 am »
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Displaying passion when defending child erotica is a little weird.

EDIT: Did I really just type that phrase? Jesus. *showers frantically*
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« Reply #37 on: May 30, 2012, 11:35:57 am »
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fiction is fanasty so yes.  keeping someone from doing intheir real life is a diffrent matter.
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« Reply #38 on: May 30, 2012, 01:03:35 pm »
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Al, you're a dick.  A smug, pretentious, arrogant, rude, insufferable dick.  It seems like half of what you do on this site is act like an utter asshole to me and everyone else on your little blacklist.  So please, kindly f#ck off and go f#ck yourself.

And no, I am not a nonce.  I simply find censorship repugnant.
Well put, sir!
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« Reply #39 on: May 30, 2012, 11:01:51 pm »
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I would say yes as no one is harmed by the creation/distribution/possession/etc of said depictions.
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« Reply #40 on: June 01, 2012, 11:45:21 am »
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Al, you're a dick.  A smug, pretentious, arrogant, rude, insufferable dick.  It seems like half of what you do on this site is act like an utter asshole to me and everyone else on your little blacklist.  So please, kindly f#ck off and go f#ck yourself.

And no, I am not a nonce.  I simply find censorship repugnant.
Well put, sir!

Sadly, Al's rude one-liners are still far more contributive than many members entire posting history.
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« Reply #41 on: June 01, 2012, 01:27:53 pm »
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Though frankly, this one's an excemption.
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« Reply #42 on: June 01, 2012, 08:19:14 pm »
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The most redeeming thing about this thread is that I learned a new word - to wit, "nonce." Thanks so much!
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« Reply #43 on: June 01, 2012, 10:02:17 pm »
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As long as it's "literature" and not a how-to, yes, of course.

Agreed.

What about sadistic literary depictions of murder? There doesn't seem to be as much controversy about them.

Because murder isn't an issue that bored painkiller-addicted suburban housewives care about.

Exactly. An exception should not be made for sex-related literature.
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« Reply #44 on: June 02, 2012, 05:23:07 am »
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Al, you're a dick.  A smug, pretentious, arrogant, rude, insufferable dick.  It seems like half of what you do on this site is act like an utter asshole to me and everyone else on your little blacklist.  So please, kindly f#ck off and go f#ck yourself.

And no, I am not a nonce.  I simply find censorship repugnant.
Well put, sir!

Sadly, Al's rude one-liners are still far more contributive than many members entire posting history.
The problem is that he is a mod, so you cant put him on ignore. Otherwise I wouldn't mind it.

EDIT: It is only in the International Election thread you cant do it, so ignoring him in the other threads is a solution to you Twilight Sparkle.
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« Reply #45 on: June 02, 2012, 06:21:58 am »
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The most redeeming thing about this thread is that I learned a new word - to wit, "nonce." Thanks so much!
Indeed....I was going to post as much.....actually, I thought I had, but I guess I decided against it.
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« Reply #46 on: June 02, 2012, 01:33:59 pm »
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Al, you're a dick.  A smug, pretentious, arrogant, rude, insufferable dick.  It seems like half of what you do on this site is act like an utter asshole to me and everyone else on your little blacklist.  So please, kindly f#ck off and go f#ck yourself.

And no, I am not a nonce.  I simply find censorship repugnant.
Well put, sir!

Sadly, Al's rude one-liners are still far more contributive than many members entire posting history.
The problem is that he is a mod, so you cant put him on ignore. Otherwise I wouldn't mind it.

Protip: you can put him on ignore.
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« Reply #47 on: June 02, 2012, 02:20:16 pm »
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But why would anyone want to? From what I've read, he's one of the most insightful posters here.

As for the actual question, the answer is of course, is there an actual contest here?
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