Alan Prendergast's post about Pueblo's Philip Greaves, author of The Pedophile's Guide to Love and Pleasure, which was belatedly dumped by Amazon, has attracted some extraordinarily angry and vitriolic comments.
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Consider the following, which is written entirely in capital letters.
Concerned Mother writes:
I CAN NOT BELIEVE THIS SICKO!!! I JUST GOT DONE READING AN ARTICAL WERE HE SAID THAT HE WAS INTRODUCED TO SEX AT THE AGE OF 7 SO HE HAS SYMPATHY FOR THESE SICK FREAKS.. WELL SCREW HIM... I WAS MOLESTED AND RAPED AT A YOUNG AGE I WAS AROUND SEX ASWELL BUT I DO NOT IN ANYWAY THINK IT IS OK TO "KISS AND FONDLE" A CHILD. CHILDREN ARE INNOCENT PEOPLE THEY DONT NEED TO BE TOUCHED OR LOVED IN A MANNER LIKE THAT. HOW DARE HE WRITE A BOOK LIKE THAT AND HOW DARE HE SAY ITS OK TO BE A PETOFILE HIS ASS SHOULD GO TO PRISON. I DONT CARE THAT HE HAS DEATH THRETS HIM AND ALL THOSE OTHER SICKOS DESERVE IT. ITS HARD FOR ME TO THINK ABOUT MY BABIES GROWING UP BECAUSE I CAN NOT PROTECT THEM FROM PEOPLE LIKE THIS AND I KNOW I CANT SHELTER THEM BUT NO ONE SHOULD HAVE TO GO THREW THAT PAIN HE IS ONE MESSED UP GUY AND I BELIEVE THAT YOU CAN NOT BE CHANGED FROM A RAPIST OR A PEDIFILE... IM JUST HAVING A REALLY HARD TIME UNDERSTANDING HOW SOME ONE COULD DEFEND A SICKO AND THERE HORRIBLE HABBITS. HE DISERVES THOSE THREATS AND IT MAKES ME EVEN SICKER KNOWING ME AND MY BABIES LIVE 2 HOURS AWAY FROM HIM...
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