Skip to comments.Could sex robots and virtual reality treat paedophilia?
Posted on 08/20/2016 4:08:22 PM PDT by Salman
... A Japanese company named Trottla already ships child-sized sex dolls globally. Earlier this year, a Canadian man went on trial after he was arrested in 2013 for ordering such a doll. Under Canadian law, they are considered child pornography and he could go to jail for seven years.
But what if dolls like these could help rather than hurt? Ron Arkin, a robotics engineer at the Georgia Institute of Technology and one of the panelists, argued that people should not only legally be permitted to have such dolls, but perhaps some should be handed prescriptions for them. In his opinion, VR and sex robots might function as an outlet for people to express their urges, redirecting dark desires toward machines and away from real children. If it works, it could help past offenders reintegrate harmlessly into society as well as helping prevent those who have never offended from doing so.
Some researchers are cautiously optimistic about the idea. It is possible that virtual child pornography content or other simulations such as child sex dolls or robots might be a safer outlet for at least some individuals who are sexually attracted to children, says Michael C. Seto, director of the Forensic Research Unit at the Royal Ottawa Health Care Group in Canada.
But both he and Renaud pause at the notion of open access to child-sized sex robots not when we dont know what effect they might have on pedophiles. I wouldnt take any chance with that kind of use of robotics, says Renaud. Maybe some very intelligent and controlled individual could have such contact only with dolls, but for [others], I think that would only lead to the need to go further and to cross the line with real victims.
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I think it goes beyond this. Powerful forces are trying to get everyone used to the idea of sex between adults and children.
Nothing but a gateway doll....
That’s what the equality movement has been about. Every movement if equality has been about opening up avenues to sexual fulfillment.
but, what if these perverts (can I use that word) find that this fuels their fantasies, instead of them being “satisfied”, so to speak?
What if they find that playing with a doll fuels their desire for the real thing; to do unspeakable things with a real child???
I say the answer to the question is ‘no’. Robots & Virtual Reality will serve as a substitute for the real thing when unavailable, but this act of uninhibited expression will only feed the sickness, or magnify the fetish in that person.
Better that such a person learn some form of aversion therapy, or distract themselves through (appropriate) acts of charity to others.
There is only one cure for pedophiles, it comes in various calibers.
Permitting access to perversion is not “fulfillment”. It’s license.
Why would he get the doll if the desires aren’t already there?
What Lurkinanloomin said.
I’m talking about it, from individual aspect.
Good point. Only someone with those desires would get such a doll. I hadn’t thought of that.
Which then would likely lead him down the road to wanting a real child to act out his sick desires.
Sweetheart? Your expertise in these matters is needed over here.
3D porn is still porn, and it will lead to child rapes.
This is Satan's time.
I found the article on my own..... See my view, above.
Castration is probably easier and cheaper.
Errr... and please be careful not to imply I have ‘expertise’ in pedophilia!!!!
One of the toughest debates I ever had in Law School was on the topic of whether a man should be punished for possession of paedophilic drawings that he himself drew, with no models. No child was ever involved, and the drawings were not sold or disseminated to anyone else.
The main problems with your idea of "Permitting access to perversion" is defining permission, access, and perversion. He is accessing a piece of latex. We are permitting the purchase and sale of latex. You're defining this as perversion simply because of the size of the piece of latex. If it were scaled up 30%, you could have no valid argument with it. Do we next regulate the size of photographs in men's magazines?
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