Friday, December 12, 2008

For Fuck's Sake Friday: Cartoons aren't people

"But Justice Adams agreed with the magistrate, finding that while The Simpsons characters had hands with four fingers and their faces were "markedly and deliberately different to those of any possible human being", the mere fact that they were not realistic representations of human beings did not mean that they could not be considered people."

The reason child pornography is illegal and people are punished for making/watching/having it is because child pornography actively hurts and victimizes children. Children who are real people. CARTOON CHARACTERS CAN'T BE VICTIMIZED BECAUSE THEY AREN'T PEOPLE.

See Daisy and Ren for more.

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