....Even when a mother or father does such cruel things, they are still human and deserve compassion.
I don't want to hijack the thread but I can't keep my mouth shut. Adults who rape and torture children do not deserve my compassion, nor do I consider them human.
They are lower than animals, and deserve the greatest punishment that civilized society can deliver. Period.
"But now old friends are acting strange,
they shake their heads, they say I've changed.
Something's lost but something's gained in living every day
....it's life's illusions I recall, I really don't know life at all. "Joni Mitchell