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Odin2005 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Aug-07-06 07:17 PM
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45. Western public education has skewed our notions of when Adulthood starts.
Edited on Mon Aug-07-06 07:17 PM by Odin2005
In most societies people are considered adults at around age 14, around the same time most people in cultures not obsessed with virginity generally start engaging in sex. The idea that a 15-year-old is "vulnerable to exploitation by older people" is a rediculous notion resulting from the juvinilization of teens by Western society.
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