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 Most molester priests are not pedophiles, church claims
Most molester priests are not pedophiles, church claims
The Catholic church suggests that only a minority of the abusers should be considered pedophiles, because most priests molested children older than 10. picked by chilehead 5 months ago
tags religion cognitive dissonance abuse denial
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 DoggySpe...
5 months ago
And there is reason number 657 to hate the Catholic Church authorities.
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 elsuper
5 months ago
For example, it suggests that only a minority of the abusers should be considered pedophiles, because most priests molested children older than 10 — even though most social scientists consider 13 to be a more accurate cutoff.
This is horribly nitpicky, like when someone says something disparaging about Muslims, someone calls them a racist, and they reply "it's not racism because 'Muslim' isn't a race, IDIOT!" As though it weren't perfectly clear what was meant.
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 DoggySpe...
5 months ago
« elsuper : This is horribly nitpicky, like when someone says something disparaging about Muslims, someone calls them a racist, and they reply "it's not racism because 'Muslim' isn't a race, IDIOT!" As though it weren't perfectly clear what was meant.
The correct term would be Ethnicist. Doesn't have the impact though.
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 chilehea...
5 months ago
When someone steps forward and says "that's not a pedophile, that's an ephebophile!" the first thing to run through my mind is "the lady doth protest too much...."
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 bcgrote
5 months ago
Under 18 and non-consenting! IT'S STILL AGAINST THE LAW! QUIT MAKING EXCUSES, AND MAKE A FIX!
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 zircon77...
5 months ago
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