[plug] Arguments in favour?

Marc strkefoc at vianet.net.au
Fri May 28 20:23:19 WST 1999

I'm in favour because where does it stop.  Plus in order to monitor it its
going to be almost impossible and also in doing that you waste a lot of
money in areas which should be not dealt with and let the internet deal with

my $0.02 worth
----- Original Message -----
From: Rob Potter <potter at central.murdoch.edu.au>
To: <plug at linux.org.au>
Sent: Friday, May 28, 1999 7:14 PM
Subject: Re: [plug] Arguments in favour?

> >Well now, for starters, what is the problem with children seeing
> >pornographic material anyway?
> >
> >What effect is it supposed to have on them?
> >
> >Up to a certain age, it would be meaningless; beyond about 15 they would
> >be knowledgable of sex and about to begin partaking.  During another,
> >earlier period, it would probably be more educational than anything
> >else!
> >
> After this comment, I just have to relay a rationale I heard from a
> friend's 13 year old son.
> "But Mum, when you're grown up you can go out and see these things for
> real.  At my age what other options have I got?"
> Now there's logic for you!
> Rob
> Dr Rob Potter
> WA State Ag Biotech Centre
> Murdoch University
> Perth, WA 6150
> Australia
> Ph: +618 93602920  Fax: +618 93606303
> Internet: potter at central.murdoch.edu.au;  Compuserve: 100113,1537

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