m.9.wilson at ntlworld.com
Mon Oct 5 07:48:43 EDT 2009
---- Eactivist at aol.com wrote:
> In a message dated 10/5/2009 2:12:25 A.M. Pacific Daylight Time,
> m.9.wilson at ntlworld.com writes:
> > There really was an Alice, and she was underage when Dodgson
> > photographed her and wrote his masterwork. Over the years, there has
> > been some controversy regarding his behavior and intentions.
> There is no age of consent for photographic modelling. Until 1875, the
> age of consent for sexual activity in the UK was 12. Dodgson was
> photographing from about 1850 to 1880. At the time, child nudity was perceived as an
> expression of innocence and was even featured on Christmas cards.
> Did he take pictures of her nude? I googled and didn't come up with that.
If he did, those pictures are not available for viewing now. Some of his child nudes have been rediscovered recently.
> This is getting rather far afield from Luka's photo. But some men do
> sexually abuse under age children (and some women do too). And they don't wear
> big labels on themselves declaring who they are. In other words, there are
> pedophiles in the world, it's just a fact of life, and they do ruin
> children's lives. So it is of concern and not something to be brushed off.
> Sometimes thinking something hinky is going on is the right conclusion to reach. (I
> am still unsure about Michael Jackson, for instance. OTOH, his whole
> behavior was strange.)
> Marnie aka Doe
> We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we
> created them. Albert Einstein
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