Daily Archives: November 4, 2019

Victorian firefighter dies in Swiss clinic…


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Date: November 04, 2019

01) Victorian firefighter dies in Swiss clinic

“Veteran Victorian firefighter Troy Thornton has died in a Swiss euthanasia clinic, leaving a powerful message for Australian politicians and voters.

He wanted the nation to think deeply about the concept of dying well, and to challenge the notion that choosing death is somehow wrong.

The 54-year-old died by lethal injection late on Friday, Australian time. His wife Christine was there to hold his hand, but he died without his two teenage children by his side.

He urged Australian voters to tell their politicians what they want when it comes to end of life choices.

“When it’s our life, we should have control. We should be able to choose if we are of sound mind. That’s what I’d like to say”

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60 MINUTES: Paedophiles ‘born, not made’, controversial study finds…


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…. Many of the things expressed in this Sub-Blog, I’ve addressed any number of times over the years. I don’t wish to analyze every video, etc., but I do find it valuable to share these kinds of video, etc., even if I disagree substantially with any of it…It’s important to acknowledge and embrace, that there are people out there, who are engaged in levelheaded discussion about “pedophiles”. – Steve

Date: November 04, 2019

01) 60 MINUTES: Paedophiles ‘born, not made’, controversial study finds

“By studying the brains of convicted child sex offenders, neuroscientist Doctor James Cantor claims to have uncovered an important – but uncomfortable – fact: Paedophiles are born, not made.
“All the evidence suggests that paedophilia begins in the womb,” Dr Cantor told 60 Minutes reporter Liam Bartlett.
“A person does not pick it. And despite every kind of treatment that has been attempted over a century, nothing has been shown to be able to change these people from paedophiles into non-paedophiles.”
Dr Cantor told 60 Minutes he’d studied MRI scans of convicted child sex offenders, and found a dramatic cross-wiring in the connective tissue of their brains.

Dr Cantor’s controversial research concludes that paedophiles are products of nature, not nurture.”

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