Skip to comments.Rape Case Unfolds on Web and Splits City
Posted on 12/23/2012 11:24:29 AM PST by goodwithagun
HOURS AFTER SUNSET, the cars pulled up, one after another, bringing dozens of teenagers from several nearby high schools to an end-of-summer party in August in a neighborhood here just off the main drag.
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I’ve been following this story. I’m surprised it’s going mainstream after so much time.
The young men involved should be genetically modified so they will not be able to participate in the future.
...and people made fun of Tiger Mom because she wouldn’t let her daughters go to “sleepovers” like this girl told her parents she was doing.
Maybe Tiger Mom is a bit wiser than most...
In this day and age of “anything goes”, children are having a difficult time growing up. No doubt that the boys took advantage of a bad situation. No doubt in my mind that the girl was pushing her limits, drinking and carousing late at night with the “popular” students.
Her side of the story reminds me of “preachers kids” or “missionary kids” that I met in my teen years. They have no idea how quickly things can get out of hand, and are tired of being taunted for being Miss Goody Two Shoes.
Was involved in a similar case years ago, when a daughter of friends claimed to be raped. The story made no sense at all, and it later came out that she was scared from going “too far”. In her case, she was not drunk, just didn't realize what playing around could lead to. Terrified of consequences and losing her good name ...
Guys went too far. They have learned how to be male, but not how to be men. Not a one took charge of the situation and made it safe for the girl when they realized she was drunk.
Compare and contrast to the stories of Jon Kitna, ex-QB who now teaches in Tacoma WA.
Her side of the story reminds me of preachers kids or missionary kids that I met in my teen years. They have no idea how quickly things can get out of hand, and are tired of being taunted for being Miss Goody Two Shoes.
Who is ‘they’? All preacher’s kids? All missionary kids? I know it’s late in the year, but I’m moving you right to the number one spot for most ignorant post of the year.
Put my post in the number two slot of your infamous ignorance list.
I have many missionaries and clergy in my family (more, I’d guess, than you do) and I have seen “Christian” works across the world. Being a Christian or holding office (another topic altogether) in a church or parachurch operation is no guarantee of any virtue. The children of these people may be even less prone to hold the values their parents espouse. Certainly, not all cases are the same. However, the notion that a “Christian” office or parental ideals are reciprocated in the values or behavior of the next generation is, in my experience, quite delusional. In fact, many second generation “Christians” run like hell from the things they may have been raised in.
Just my $0.02.
I’d say you move into first place. My point was the poster generalized unto the entire ‘preacher’s’ son or daughter community. You agree with me that this in not the case (Certainly, not all cases are the same), yet you still argue against me. I never said 100% of any group was perfect.
But let me ask you this:
Your teenage son or daughter comes home and tells you that they are dating a pastors son or daughter. Are you saddened? ...I probably should first ask if you are a Christian.
Yes, I am a believer. No, I wouldn’t be saddened, but I wouldn’t take it for granted that the son/daughter was a believer either. The good thing is that I would expect my offspring to not be unequally yoked and they know what that means. I would, however, probably dread meeting and dealing with a cleric; most of whom I would likely not share faith convictions.