Are pedophiles born that way?
I disagree EB. IMO, Pedophilia is a LACK of self control. It's purely a sexual misconduct that is exciting to those who can only get off by doing something known to be Taboo. It is similar to those who are into Bondage, Domination and being a Furry.
I was born a pedophile but now I'm a nail file.
Yes, pedophiles are born that way.
My understanding is that true pedophiles aren't attracted to adults at all. If that's the case, it's not just trying to get away with something. No?
... some deviants while continuing to shun others.
The problem is that now that we accept some deviants, the arguments absolutely apply to ALL others. The pedophiles in NAMBLA just want their love of boys to be recognized, as do polygamists, etc.
It is odd to hear Liberal Civil Libertarians juxtaposition on sexual preference. I don't disagree adults having no interference in their consensus relationship. Most LCL's believe polygamy and polyandry must be heavily regulated.
Like other members of the deviant sub-culture, pedophiles have a propensity to act in a deviant way. Having those feelings is one thing, but acting on those deviant feelings is the crime.
Unfortunately, our culture has devolved to accept ...