Date: March 20, 2018
“I say that our conversation requires precision, and a concerted effort to strive towards it, because it is due to its absence, on some occasions more deliberate than others, that otherwise plainly false equivalences can be espoused and used as foundations upon which other arguments are built. When we use words such as “drove”, “radicalised”, “inspired”, “far-right”, “extremist” etc., we must do so consistently, and adhere to definitions so that our implications aren’t smuggled but are explicit and transparent. We must also acknowledge that the truth of a matter exists independently of whether, and however validly, it is argued for or against. Just because there are two opposing views on a given issue does not mean that the truth must lie between them, and where it happens to, it does not mean that it can only be found at the half-way mark. The implications arising from terms like the first three among my examples above, concern the constitution of responsibility, and its degree. I wish here to discuss whether we can conclude by implication, as Rowley does, that Tommy Robinson and others bear some responsibility for an atrocity such as that at Finsbury Park akin to that borne by Anjem Choudary for bouts of Jihadi violence.
But unless we wish to continue devaluing the meanings of our words in such conversations so that we can each rely on one another to be speaking the same language and genuinely make some progress, we must stop relying instead on such equivocations and false-equivalences to virtue-signal and score cheap points.”
I’m most interested in the discussion of legal [as well as moral and ethical] culpability, as I’ve also recognized this being used to stifle open, free speech…speech about deeply important social issues of our time.
When it gets to the point where speech, and the people behind that speech, are grossly mischaracterized…and those same people cannot even express an honestly held thought, question, emotion, etc…something has gone dangerously wrong, within society.
…People aren’t hearing, listening, comprehending and dialoging, anymore…They are using tactics of domination, to make people they don’t want to hear from “simply go away”…which, effectively, kills all peaceful solutions…
…Peaceful solutions are what we should be pursuing.
The longer I have been out here as a MAP…the longer the list of people grows, who’ve accused me of substantive culpability in “child sexual abuse” [sexual violence against children]…despite myself holding no prior knowledge of specific incidents, never giving any assistance in such an event…never advising such behavior…never commissioning or encouraging such incidents…and always condemning any violation of the free will principle…As well as never having engaged in such violence, myself…
Some people are pissed off at me over my long history of associations and initiatives…and they think I should suffer for it, in whatever way they can manage to inflict said suffering.
It’s a sad, ruthless world we live in…when nobody can thoughtfully say anything, about the issues that impact their own lives, without being personally violated for having made the effort.
Date: March 20, 2018
It seems the trendy thing to tell kids these days…is that if you have any social sex life at all, “you are being sexually assaulted” as result of your sex life.
…And we get the old misnomer…that “It’s okay to understand you own your own body”…and “have a right to say no”…But you don’t have the right to say yes…which negates the whole idea, that kids own their own bodies…Clearly, if they cannot have sexual relations for their own purposes…then they do not fully own their own bodies.
Being a sexual, human child…and living according to your own nature…is criminalized…And you’re only conditioned to say “the right things”, think “the right thoughts” and react “in the right ways”…meaning, obey the state.
It’s in this mess of a social framework, that we get the kinds of articles [or statements] like the one linked above.
I’m not up to discussing the finer points, which distinguish sex life from sex abuse [not today]…but I wanted to point out a thing or two…
These types of articles generally accept the state propaganda, and repeat it as fact…They rarely recognize any human right to sexuality, where it comes to young human beings…So, understand that any reality based discussion of human sexuality [including harmless, childhood sexuality], has already been debased and sidestepped, right from the start.
But even taking that into account…there is a massive elephant in the room, where it comes to this article…
The stated purpose of this article, is to explain “Why Kids Don’t Tell About Sexual Abuse”…
…Given that KeepKidsSafe” regards “inappropriate touching” [a terminology of state propaganda, tainting all sexual touch] as “sexual abuse”…it’s fairly safe to presume, that they are grouping even sexual touch that a child would seek out, in with “sexual abuse”…
If we are at all to be honest…we must acknowledge, that one of the reasons many children say nothing, is because they liked [or even loved] the experience, and wish to both protect it and repeat it.
Nowhere in that article, is this elephant in the room even hinted at.
Even if they don’t want children to think, act and long in that way…is it right of them to omit this basic fact of nature?
…Isn’t that dishonesty?
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