PESO: Anja

Joseph McAllister pentaxian at mac.com
Mon Oct 5 18:46:03 EDT 2009


What he said!    Doubled.


On Oct 5, 2009, at 03:57 , eckinator wrote:

>> RANT ON<
> Yes and no - I think
> a) protecting children has become more of an issue because child
> sexual abuse even though it has always been there is now
> - fortunately a high profile issue in most countries
> - unfortunately happening more often (or hopefully people only talk
> about it more but I feel it is the former)
> b) with frontal nudity or if you prefer as I do too: BOOBIES! =) all
> over the media there is a visual sexualization of some sort happening
> which I think led to that change of mindset. I think the sex sells
> approach in advertising is not a good idea - keep selling sex and/or
> depictions thereof if you will but for Pete's sake (Christ is not in
> the market for this) stop trying to use boobies to sell me all sorts
> of stuff - heck I buy that junk and I don't get laid more often now
> than I used to do...
> Dunno maybe we are all so politicially correct now that we try to
> pretend blacks aren't black, disabled people aren't disabled and so on
> and so forth that we are scared to think a naked child is just that,
> naked and nothing more. I hate how these days you can't call things by
> their name or what I have grown up to think their name is. I don't
> mind if they rename here and there but all those politically correct
> euphemisms are just a smoke screen between us and our real issues IMHO
>> RANT OFF<
> Cheers
> Ecke
> 2009/10/5 mike wilson <m.9.wilson at ntlworld.com>:
>>
>> ---- Luka Knezevic-Strika <lukastrika at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> i do still percieve it that way, btw.
>>
>> Most people probably do.  There is, however, a distorted mindset  
>> that equates nudity exclusively with sexual activity.  Sadly, the  
>> owners of such mindsets have a more than equal say in what passes  
>> for the mores of our times.  I can only quote the signature of  
>> someone I know, which goes something like: "I lived in (deleted)  
>> for ten years and now I know that God loves me so I will burn in  
>> Hell for eternity and that sex is the vilest thing you can do to  
>> someone else so you should save it for your one true love."
>>
>>>
>>> On Mon, Oct 5, 2009 at 11:12 AM, mike wilson <m.9.wilson at ntlworld.com 
>>> > wrote:
>>>>
>>>> ---- John Sessoms <jsessoms002 at nc.rr.com> wrote:
>>>>> AKA Lewis Carrol.
>>>>>
>>>>> 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.
>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> But, yes I was referring to Polanski, although there was also  
>>>>> recent
>>>>> news concerning Brooke Shields suing to have nude photos taken  
>>>>> when she
>>>>> was 10 years old removed from a current exhibition at the Tate.
>>>>>
>>>>> From: Luka Knezevic-Strika
>>>>>> i have no idea who charles dodgson is  :)
>>>>>> i'm guessing you're making a joke and that john was speaking of
>>>>>> Polanski, but who knows
>>>>>>
>>>>>> and thanks, mark
>>>>>>
>>>>>> On Sun, Oct 4, 2009 at 8:37 PM, Mark Roberts <mark at robertstech.com 
>>>>>> > wrote:
>>>>>>>> John Sessoms wrote:
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>>>> There's been significant news recently about a certain  
>>>>>>>>>> "photographer"
>>>>>>>>>> who should have never been allowed to be alone with young  
>>>>>>>>>> girls.
>>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>> Charles Dodgson? Bah, old news...
>>>>>>>>  ;-)
>>>>>
>>>>
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