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Another corollary: What if the pimply kid of the 1930's running the photo processor found pictures of green peppers erotic? Would Edward Weston be arrested for being a veggiephile? Mike Quinn wrote: > Pornographic? Come on. How can that be? Children so young can't be > pornographic. They're essentially sexless creatures (with children's body > parts). > Pictures of them are just pictures of children. Period. > Corollary: People who find pictures of children pornographic are ill. > If someone gets turned on by elbows or chins, should we arrest anyone who > takes pictures of them too? > Why? > > Mike Quinn > > Nathan Wajsman wrote: > > On the other hand...I cannot completely fault the lab people for reporting > her to the police. With the concern about child abuse it was not entirely > unfounded. And most molesters are normal-looking regular people. In a way, > the lab technicians and the police are perhaps responding to a valid concern > in today's society.