kinda sorta news, kinda sorta discussion material...

Discussion in 'Religion & Politics' started by minty, Feb 14, 2013.

  1. minty

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    toymaker

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    okay, this story is pretty familiar, but for those that don't know, venables was a kid who killed a 2 year old with a friend of his, went to jail for a few years, got out and was given a new identity to live with as an adult, so he wouldn't have to always be known as "that sociopathic asshole who killed a two year old"
    a recent picture of him showed up online on twitter and people are flipping their shit

    where do you guys stand on this?
    do you think someone who's killed another human being should be left alone to have another chance just because they were young when they did it and may not have understood the consequences of doing such a thing'?
    or is it a slap in the face to the parents of the dead child that he gets a new life and even twittering a picture of him is a jailable offence?
     
  2. Helix

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    It doesn't sound like it was an accident, and kids understand a lot more than what adults give them credit for. It's a crock of shit to give them special treatment on crimes of this magnitude. Either he's unstable and he always will be because his parents fucked him up, or he was born.fucked up. There are extenuating circumstances and unique situations obviously, but so far this doesn't really seem like one of them. Correct me if im wrong, barely even read the article.
     
  3. Harpoons

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    A baby is closer to an ugly, hairless little monkey that doesn't know how to shut the fuck up than to a human. If anyone here claims to never have seen a baby and thought 'god, it'd be so satisfying to beat that thing to death with a brick' then they're not just lying to me, they're lying to themselves.
     
  4. uberfukken

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    This is absurd.