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  •  JFC...Not again (6+ / 0-)

    "pedophile  [ped-uh-fahyl or, esp. British, pee-duh-]
    noun Psychiatry.
    an adult who is sexually attracted to young children.
    Also, especially British, paedophile [pee-duh-fahyl] .
    Also, pedophiliac.

    Origin:
    1950–55; pedo-1 + -phile, or directly < Greek paidóphilos ‘loving children"

    The typical pedophile is attracted to children up to the age of 15.
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    Gay men are attracted to men. They are NOT attracted to children.

    Look it up. Source is Dictionary.com.

    “Listen--are you breathing just a little, and calling it a life?” ― Mary Oliver

    by weezilgirl on Tue Jul 15, 2014 at 05:10:21 PM PDT

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    •  I know that; you know that; (5+ / 0-)

      Holy Mother Church has, at various points in history, chosen to conflate the two.

      Or did you not read my comment before popping off?

      Dogs from the street can have all the desirable qualities that one could want from pet dogs. Most adopted stray dogs are usually humble and exceptionally faithful to their owners as if they are grateful for this kindness. -- H.M. Bhumibol Adulyadej

      by corvo on Tue Jul 15, 2014 at 05:12:36 PM PDT

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      •  I read your comment. (2+ / 0-)
        Recommended by:
        cotterperson, BMScott

        “Listen--are you breathing just a little, and calling it a life?” ― Mary Oliver

        by weezilgirl on Tue Jul 15, 2014 at 05:56:47 PM PDT

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          Dogs from the street can have all the desirable qualities that one could want from pet dogs. Most adopted stray dogs are usually humble and exceptionally faithful to their owners as if they are grateful for this kindness. -- H.M. Bhumibol Adulyadej

          by corvo on Tue Jul 15, 2014 at 06:49:56 PM PDT

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