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Incest and Pedophilia, the New Frontier

New Jersy M Wrote: Sep 16, 2012 2:34 PM
The critical error is in the claim that sympathy equals or requires approval and acceptance. We may sympathize with the person who has uncontrollable sexual desires, but that does not mean we may allow or excuse them. As G. K. Chesterton said, "Art, like morality, consists of drawing the line someplace."
Texas Chris Wrote: Sep 17, 2012 8:28 AM
It's not our job to "allow" people to do what they please, so long as they are not hurting anyone but themselves. Being consenting adults, and all that.
Veteran reporter Sharon Waxman knew she'd found a new low. Reporting from the Toronto Film Festival, she revealed the viewpoint of director Nick Cassavetes, which she summarized in a headline: "Who Gives a Damn? Love Who You Want." The topic was incest.

Hollywood's march to tear down -- to obliterate, really -- every boundary of sexual decency should compel even the harshest accusers of social conservatives like Rick Santorum to apologize profusely. They were wrong to mock conservatives for warning of the extremes, as we're lurching so quickly and easily into the darkest "love who you want" extremes of the...

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