Will Gardner (stupidly long job-title that basically means he 'protects' kids on the internet) says it's all down to the on-line porn, and that kids need 'to put what they are seeing into context.' Exactly what context is this?
We live in a society riven by forms of abuse, abuses of power, financial abuses, war crimes and political deceit. In this climate sexual abuse is only an extreme example of the fundamental sickness in our society. We refuse to see ourselves as capable of harm, or culpable, yet we cause harm every day.
The patient is folded neatly - Like a map - - kissing knees on the table Using a glass cylinder - The doctor - - Examines his inner tube With tut-tut clucks - Of her inducing mouth - - And prophylactic fingers "You are full of shit," she pronounces Producing a grunt from him She... Continue Reading →
This is a line from David Scameron at the Twatory Conference - "it's not where you come from that counts - it's where you are going". Thanks David, as the son of a wealthy financier who was sent to Eton and nepotistically boosted into politics and lifelong financial security you must have a very thorough... Continue Reading →
We dig the soil and invent the value of gold and oil Plunge the seas find a place to excrete and fish to eat Fell trees to create benches where we can sit to catch our breath We look look closer look right in But see only our own seeing create patterns which fulfil our... Continue Reading →
At work I deal with people far too often who have been abused, who's lives have never recovered and who's self-destructive behaviour can be traced back to a childhood filled with violence, neglect or sexual abuse. I am both sad at how commonplace abuse is, and made angry at how badly this is understood. I'm... Continue Reading →