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    Re: Prostitution

    Quote Originally Posted by Jerry View Post
    Genesis isn't the first record of anything. You would know that if you bothered to educate yourself on something before speaking about it, like prostitution.
    I'm so stupid. Please help me! Would you please educate me, oh guru of prostitution?
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    Re: Prostitution

    Quote Originally Posted by notquiteright View Post
    Again your philosophy argues from a flawed premise.

    There is a reason more enlightened locales hold good Samaritans harmless if they cause injury while helping someone but an ER room doctor had better have malpractice insurance.

    There is a difference between your neighbor giving you across the fence investment advice and a investment firm doing so.

    A big difference between a child accidentally shooting a friend and a man hiring a hit man to kill his wife.

    Life has nuances, has had them since fire was new but not yet improved, that some embryonic philosophies refuse to see them doesn't mean they are not there...
    The act of hiring a hit man is an interesting point actually. If someone hires a hitman to have someone killed and nothing happens after that point then no harm was done. The fact that it is a crime is unfit for free society since by all accounts there is no victim. The comparison however is pretty foolish overall. Someone harming another person by accident lacks the basic characteristics of a crime as it lacks intent, which is unlike the act of hiring a hit man where intent to cause harm exists but no act to carry it out has taken place as of that moment. In both examples however there is no justification to consider either a crime.

    You can of course carry this over to malpractice suits. If a doctor did not intend to cause harm then again it should not be a crime just as it should not a crime for a samaritan to cause harm when trying to help someone if no intent to cause it can be shown. Failure to help someone successfully should obviously not be a crime.
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    Re: Prostitution

    Quote Originally Posted by Medusa View Post
    is there any guy who is the victim of prostitution even if there are male prostitutes
    Yes many of them.

    It's not unusual for prostitutes to be bait for other criminal activity. The customer gets mugged or robbed after picking up a prostitue.

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    Re: Prostitution

    Quote Originally Posted by CRUE CAB View Post
    And when she kicks your back door in to steal from you? You need to get over the "Pretty Woman" idea of what and who most prostitutes are.
    I don't have a "Pretty Woman" idea of what prostitutes are. I have a Libertarian view of prostitution.

    And if she kicks in my back door to steal from me she will realize that I don't call the police because you don't need 911 when you have a .357.
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    Re: Prostitution

    Quote Originally Posted by Soupnazi630 View Post
    Yes many of them.

    It's not unusual for prostitutes to be bait for other criminal activity. The customer gets mugged or robbed after picking up a prostitue.
    Non sense, didn't you see Richard Gere and Julia Roberts. CLearly its all fantasy and good times.

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    Re: Prostitution

    Its a sickening thought, prostitution, but lets face it, it has been here forever and won't go away anytime soon. Lets legalize it and regulate it, health checks first and foremost.

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    Re: Prostitution

    Quote Originally Posted by Henrin View Post
    I know my history just fine. If I recall the situation correctly they found rotting flesh and other disease causing conditions in a Chicago plant when looking for proof of the horror described in the Jungle. The jungle was information released to the public that as you would expect alarmed those that consume meat and lead to them wanting something to be done about it. Which as you might be aware people informing the public about things going on in industry is a market force used to correct problems that exist.
    Selective memory? What force was used to correct problems that exist? Try VOTER force that pushed a POLITICAL decision that instituted a GOVERNMENT oversight agency. You confuse market force for political force. Market force would have been people simply refusing to buy Chicago meat and the meat industry VOLUNTARILY changes it's way, the USDA meat inspection regulations never would have seen the light of day. Meat Inspection Act, Pure Food and Drug Act 1906, and the forerunner of the Food and Drug Administration- the Bureau of Chemistry all POLITICAL solutions with MANDATORY REGULATIONS, the very antithesis of market forces and the Libertarian way....

    Twist it all you can, it doesn't make it true....

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    Re: Prostitution

    Heavily regulated in a brothel, yes. On the street, no.

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    Re: Prostitution

    Quote Originally Posted by notquiteright View Post
    Selective memory? What force was used to correct problems that exist? Try VOTER force that pushed a POLITICAL decision that instituted a GOVERNMENT oversight agency. You confuse market force for political force. Market force would have been people simply refusing to buy Chicago meat and the meat industry VOLUNTARILY changes it's way, the USDA meat inspection regulations never would have seen the light of day. Meat Inspection Act, Pure Food and Drug Act 1906, and the forerunner of the Food and Drug Administration- the Bureau of Chemistry all POLITICAL solutions with MANDATORY REGULATIONS, the very antithesis of market forces and the Libertarian way....

    Twist it all you can, it doesn't make it true....
    Yes, the people went to force the meat industry to follow their desires instead of using the market and peaceful means to their advantage. All they did, all that going to the government ever does is take control out of the hands of the people and puts that control in the hands of the state.

    Tell me though, how do you enjoy having to go to the doctor to get access to certain drugs? Prescription drugs are a pretty cool thing, eh? Must be fun supporting actions that limit peoples choices like that.

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    Re: Prostitution

    I think it should be decriminalized, but regulated. For example, you would not want prostitutes hanging out around an elementary school or turning tricks in a public park. There is also some public health issues such as the spread of hepatitis and various STDs.
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