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What should have happened to this scientist?

Discussion in 'Opinions, Beliefs, & Points of View' started by A_pixie, Nov 12, 2008.

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  1. A_pixie

    A_pixie Well-Known Member

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  2. JohnADreams

    JohnADreams Well-Known Member

    Evidence that circumcision is a dangerous practice and that gender is not a social construct. It amazes me that his parents could be convinced that removing their infant's testicles would be in his best interest. Since it was a psychologist behind it all, he should been the next lab rat for psychological study.
  3. HappyAZaClaM

    HappyAZaClaM Guest

    the scientist? the psychologist? he should have been put in a line with the quack
    who botched the circumcision and the parents and sentenced to 5 years in front of a
    firing squad.
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  4. A_pixie

    A_pixie Well-Known Member

    Thats true, theres a documentary on David Reimer on youtube, they interview him and he had problems with his parents (Its no surprise really though is it?)

    The poor guy....he committed suicide after an arguement with his wife, after everything he'd been through, all the lives he touched by telling his story, he died over an arguement :(

    It's very sad :(
  5. aoeu

    aoeu Well-Known Member

    A botched operation shouldn't mean a death sentence for the doctor. Negligence and malice, maybe, but not merely the botching. Doctors can not be perfect...

    But that psychologist was at least negligent, probably malicious, and definitely haughty, and ought to die a nasty death.
  6. HappyAZaClaM

    HappyAZaClaM Guest

    he burned the guys pork sword off. surelly the eye for an eye
    philosiphy applies here, don't it? so, you are disagreeing with my
    fascist ideas concerning justice? you are quite right to do so.

    ok, sentence the first doc to cleaning toilets for the remainder of
    his natural life. the parents? mandatory sterilization, just in case
    more offspring MIGHT occur. and the psycholgist? what about him?
    a nastier death than 10 years in front of a firing squad surely, I agree.

    what did he get by the way? the article was unclear about that.
  7. JohnADreams

    JohnADreams Well-Known Member

    Nothing. He died of Parkinsons back in 06 and got a medal for his psychological research in 02.


    I doubt anyone was held accountable because of this.
  8. HappyAZaClaM

    HappyAZaClaM Guest

    ah, well...that's the world we live in. rotten story about that poor guy.
  9. A_pixie

    A_pixie Well-Known Member

    Yeah this story has really touched me
  10. lifeisashedog

    lifeisashedog Well-Known Member

    Auch, this hurts to read! :eeek:
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