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Thursday, September 29, 2011

Grow Up!!

Posted by Anonymous on Thu, Sep 29, 2011 at 12:04 PM

Here is something you should know. In the world of adult language and adult literature you will commonly see words associated with one thing used to put another thing into context. Let me explain- when someone uses the word rape, while not referring to being sexually assaulted, to put something else into context then they are also using the word in an effective way. As an example, “I feel like the government is raping me with their blah blah blah”. Here the word “rape” is use to denote the fact that they feel extremely taken advantage of. Yes, they understand as well as most of their adult audience that the situation they are referring to is completely different than sexual assault, duh. Try looking at the actual message, not getting too hung up on the details and you might see this. While there will always be those overly sensitive types that try and distract everyone else away from the actual message, the sender of that message isn’t necessarily insensitive to the actual monstrosity that is rape itself; so chill the fuck out and grow the fuck up…

Btw, this post would be a good place to have your stupid argument about “how it’s so awful to use this word for anything else” instead of other places where people are trying to convey a message…

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