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Old 09-18-2013, 12:47 PM
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This is entirely from your own perspective as it is debatable and ultimately no one really knows if compassion is intrinsic to all creatures or even just Humanity.~
But that's getting off-topic.~
Yes, whether or not creatures other than humans have the ability to feel compassion is both debatable and off topic. No idea why you want to take the conversation there.

A common trait of sociopathy, or antisocial personality disorder, is lacking the ability to empathize with the pain or feelings of others. Being able to watch someone get abducted into sex slavery, beaten and raped right before ones eyes and not feel any compassion is, in fact, a neurological disorder.
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This is entirely from your own perspective as it is debatable and ultimately no one really knows if compassion is intrinsic to all creatures or even just Humanity.~
But that's getting off-topic.~
Sorry to drag things off topic further but I think it is important to point out that it is no longer debatable if non-humans are capable of compassion and empathy. People who live closely with animals have been reporting this for years and more recent studies have backed up these anecdotes.

Saying that there is still some debate to be had on the matter is a bit like saying that there is still some debate to be had on the matter of whether or not the earth is flat, IMO.

Oh - ref in case anybody is interested. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/marc-b...b_1138675.html

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Old 09-18-2013, 01:53 PM
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Sorry to drag things off topic further but I think it is important to point out that it is no longer debatable if non-humans are capable of compassion and empathy.
It was so far outside the realm of the topic that I didn't do any research on it. Thanks for the legwork.
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Yes, whether or not creatures other than humans have the ability to feel compassion is both debatable and off topic. No idea why you want to take the conversation there.

A common trait of sociopathy, or antisocial personality disorder, is lacking the ability to empathize with the pain or feelings of others. Being able to watch someone get abducted into sex slavery, beaten and raped right before ones eyes and not feel any compassion is, in fact, a neurological disorder.
Nope that's just an opinion.~

Demanding the same feelings from all Humans is simply ridiculous.~

I am not going to debate this.~
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Old 09-18-2013, 07:08 PM
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I thought this thread was supposed to be a place for people who are into, interested in, or curious about BDSM to discuss it and how it works in their lives, ask questions, share experiences, etc. It now seems to have veered very far off-track!
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I thought this thread was supposed to be a place for people who are into, interested in, or curious about BDSM to discuss it and how it works in their lives, ask questions, share experiences, etc. It now seems to have veered very far off-track!
Complete and annoying thread derail, indeed.
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Complete and annoying thread derail, indeed.
Yah, sorry guys. I saw the "non-consensual" stuff and wanted to chime in because I thought it should be clarified. I didn't realize it was going to drift out to whether or not animals can feel compassion...
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Yah, sorry guys. I saw the "non-consensual" stuff and wanted to chime in because I thought it should be clarified. I didn't realize it was going to drift out to whether or not animals can feel compassion...
That's ok, as long as we can stay on-topic.~

Question, I have seen some full-bodysuits of latex being used during a porno and I thought it was very hot or sexy:

how safe is actually doing that for most people and do you need training for that sort of thing?~
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how safe is actually doing that for most people and do you need training for that sort of thing?~
Can't you Google that?
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That's ok, as long as we can stay on-topic.~

Question, I have seen some full-bodysuits of latex being used during a porno and I thought it was very hot or sexy:

how safe is actually doing that for most people and do you need training for that sort of thing?~
Go ahead and join Fetlife. It's a place where you can read threads galore on just about any kink you can imagine (I think scat and pedos aren't welcome, though I have heard scat mentioned..). It's kind of like Facebook for kinky people.
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