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Old 05-20-2012, 11:47 PM
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Originally Posted by kdt26417 View Post
Why, thank you, sir. I've had my moments where I got emotionally involved in a discussion, but I usually try to be objective, as much as possible. (I do better in a forum-like internet setting because I have more time to think, versus say a chat room or live conversation. I don't always think so well on my feet.)
Same :-)

Originally Posted by kdt26417 View Post
Yeah, I've heard many arguments back and forth about the merits/nature of sex work. Perhaps it's no coincidence that discussions about pornography tend to take on the same controversial tone (i.e., how consensual is it, really).
Yeah, in one conversation I was in, the subject started with pornography but ended with sex work :-p.

Originally Posted by kdt26417 View Post
I think I'd have to be more "involved" somehow in the sex work (or porn) industry myself before I'd be quick to volunteer any "hard" conclusions about it. I use a lot of "estimate-," "some-," "most-," and "seldom-" -like statements in those realms, and not many "I-know-," "everybody-knows-," "never-," and "always-" -type statements. One has to make room for a great variety of unique individual situations, I think. I sure don't consider myself to be an expert in these fields.
Agreed. This is why I'm happy I was able to find people who had studied the issue more or who were even sex workers in the past. And ofcourse people like newrelations, who is -married- to woman who engages in sex work is just icing on the cake :-)

Originally Posted by kdt26417 View Post
Anyway, I've been known to attract a little controversy of my own at times, so we have that in common. D'oh well! Price of being overly philosophical, I guess? I couldn't tell ya.
Could be, heh :-). I try to be as polite as possible, but when you step into hot topics, it may still not be enough to avoid getting burned -.-
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