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#206337 - 02/20/08 09:21 AM Called a latent pedophile
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A Russian guy commented on my youtube vid by asking if I am a latent pedophile.

That is the russian feedback...

Well, I replied "Yes". Don't wanna traumatize the boy by explaining what I have means to say in the video.

Alexey

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#206355 - 02/20/08 11:54 AM Re: Called a latent pedophile [Re: alexey]
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OK Don't mind this one.

The Russian guys take it hard usually. I am ok with it.

Alexey

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#206356 - 02/20/08 12:07 PM Re: Called a latent pedophile [Re: alexey]
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what exactly is a "latent pedophile" anyway? Was going to ask earlier, but now I'm just confused.


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#206361 - 02/20/08 12:27 PM Re: Called a latent pedophile [Re: JustScott]
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Latent means implicit.

From Dictionary.com:

existing in unconscious or dormant form but potentially able to achieve expression

present but not visible, apparent, or actualized; existing as potential


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#206365 - 02/20/08 12:38 PM Re: Called a latent pedophile [Re: alexey]
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Ah I see. Makes sense now. Thanks for the info!


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#206372 - 02/20/08 12:56 PM Re: Called a latent pedophile [Re: JustScott]
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Hi, Alexey,

Calling someone a "latent" anything seems strange.

It's like saying "I can see something that can't be seen."

Either way, that's a pretty harsh thing to say--are you ok with that?

David


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#206381 - 02/20/08 01:35 PM Re: Called a latent pedophile [Re: MemoryVault]
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I am ok now. I deleted his comment. He is a hater.

Alexey

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#206430 - 02/20/08 07:35 PM Re: Called a latent pedophile [Re: alexey]
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Originally Posted By: alexey
Latent means implicit.

From Dictionary.com:

existing in unconscious or dormant form but potentially able to achieve expression

present but not visible, apparent, or actualized; existing as potential


Alexey


I think this describes many more of us than we'd think, or would otherwise like to admit...

Thank God that thoughts without action are forgiveable...

Lazarus

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#206456 - 02/20/08 08:48 PM Re: Called a latent pedophile [Re: alexey]
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Originally Posted By: alexey
OK Don't mind this one.

The Russian guys take it hard usually. I am ok with it.

Alexey


I think another member here could very much agree with how such revealing publically of child sexual abuse is often responded to in Russia. It is sad, that as a culture, I think we are not quite 'up' to acceptance and understanding yet. But it take time, like all other things to do with culture.

andrei


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#206591 - 02/21/08 01:11 PM Re: Called a latent pedophile [Re: ak]
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Thank you Andrei, I agree with you.

Alexey

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#206592 - 02/21/08 01:14 PM Re: Called a latent pedophile [Re: alexey]
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Shocking. How insensitive.


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#206902 - 02/23/08 06:24 AM Re: Called a latent pedophile [Re: rcm]
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Thanks for empathy.

I am ok! I decided if that hater person writes another comment on my YT page, I'll ask the administration to contact him.

Alexey

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#206952 - 02/23/08 01:26 PM Re: Called a latent pedophile [Re: alexey]
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Alexey,

It's shocking and insensitive, but I have to say it's not beyond what I would expect to see sometimes. All over the world there is so much public awareness work to be done, and in the interim those who are reaching out will get the heat.

The problem is that so many people's awareness of CSA issues is informed by old myths and misconceptions, or just cabbage-headed confusion. My own Mom, for example, when I told her I am working on a book about the way world cinema presents CSA, told me, "Well, if you ask me I think you should just stay away from pornography" sigh

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Larry

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#206957 - 02/23/08 01:48 PM Re: Called a latent pedophile [Re: alexey]
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Alexey,

I apologize for not knowing your survivor story. Are you saying that you have abused other young men and boys? Maybe I am misunderstanding what you are saying in your posting.

Dan M.


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#206967 - 02/23/08 02:32 PM Re: Called a latent pedophile [Re: DanM]
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No, I have never sexually abused children, and if I did it as a child, I would not call myself pedophil.

We were speaking of misconceptions that some men apply to the ther men's sharing their feelings about pedophilia and incest.

Alexey

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#206968 - 02/23/08 02:34 PM Re: Called a latent pedophile [Re: alexey]
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Alexey, I am sorry I misunderstood.


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#206972 - 02/23/08 02:58 PM Re: Called a latent pedophile [Re: DanM]
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No problem. I was upset. It is very ok now. Thanks for your interest.

Alexey

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#206973 - 02/23/08 03:19 PM Re: Called a latent pedophile [Re: alexey]
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Alexey, Your smiling in your new Avatar!! I like it :-)


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#207026 - 02/23/08 08:21 PM Re: Called a latent pedophile [Re: Freedom49]
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I work with a couple of men with whom I talk of CSA. They are amazed that there are so many issues put in place by it. It's not that they are sympathetic to pedophiles, they are absolutely not! They just had never had reason to think about what the consequences where.

It has made me wonder how much ignorance there is, even by people who are anti-pedophilia about the expansive areas of disturbances created in the mind of the victim. How could they know without having experienced it at least vicariously?

Which brings me to the question you're topic brought to mind: Can we really prevent child abuse or can we only hope to sooth the wounds of those of us that are victims? I would hope that making CSA an open topic in the media and on the street would enlighten the world but I'm not very hopeful. The times I've seen it brought up, it is soon droppped because of the discomfort people like you're talking about have with the subject. I guess the only thing to do is to KEEP TALKING and let everyone in the periphery overhear. I am damaged but not ashamed!!!

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#207035 - 02/23/08 08:51 PM Re: Called a latent pedophile [Re: Freedom49]
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Originally Posted By: Freedom49
Alexey, Your smiling in your new Avatar!! I like it :-)

Yeah, Alexey. Me too! Nice to see that smiling Boy with all that hair! Cool!

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#207042 - 02/23/08 09:22 PM Re: Called a latent pedophile [Re: WalkingSouth]
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alexey - i am so sorry this happened to you - it's incredible what ignorance people have - and how insensitive they can be.

i have no idea what this man was trying to achieve by hurting you -for what reason?

mgb



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#207082 - 02/24/08 04:36 AM Re: Called a latent pedophile [Re: WalkingSouth]
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Thanks!

Alexey

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#207083 - 02/24/08 04:39 AM Re: Called a latent pedophile [Re: alexey]
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Mark, I don't know.

He wanted to trigger me, and he did. This is some teenage ninja mutant. There was n point to feed the goblin, and I just deleted his.

Alexey

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