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pnwmom Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Apr-18-08 04:25 PM
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7. It explains the childlike diction, but not the strange breathless voices.
That, an ex-member said, was the product of training.
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  -Psychiatrist testimony in polygamist case: underdeveloped brains pnwmom  Apr-18-08 03:41 PM   #0 
  - This explains the women's interviews in the media; very simplistic and childlike speech patterns.  Diane R   Apr-18-08 03:56 PM   #1 
  - It is doubful this info would have ever come out in Az or Utah.  Bobbieo   Apr-18-08 04:08 PM   #2 
  - I question whether it is polygamy itself which is at fault...  Prophet 451   Apr-18-08 04:16 PM   #4 
     - There is a long history of polygamy  nichomachus   Apr-18-08 04:27 PM   #8 
     - Polgamy in Africa is no more a benefit to the women, in general,  pnwmom   Apr-18-08 04:31 PM   #10 
     - No, but it is the authoritarianism that underlies every large, long term,  pnwmom   Apr-18-08 04:28 PM   #9 
     - That was more my point  Prophet 451   Apr-18-08 04:34 PM   #12 
     - The problem stems from the fact that their religion teaches  fed_up_mother   Apr-18-08 04:32 PM   #11 
     - Of course  Prophet 451   Apr-18-08 04:39 PM   #15 
     - True, but not in this particular case, I believe  fed_up_mother   Apr-18-08 04:45 PM   #16 
        - Point well taken n/t  Prophet 451   Apr-18-08 04:46 PM   #17 
        - they are not even LEGALLY married.. just pressed into breeding service  SoCalDem   Apr-18-08 05:21 PM   #20 
           - From what I understand, there are so many thousands of these  pnwmom   Apr-18-08 05:25 PM   #21 
              - Well isn't that peachy..  SoCalDem   Apr-18-08 05:28 PM   #22 
              - Utah is especially guilty here. Polygamy is out in Utah and Idaho  roguevalley   Apr-18-08 06:21 PM   #30 
     - Are there any teenaged boys among the children?  JDPriestly   Apr-18-08 05:33 PM   #23 
     - They're the Lost Boys--kicked out of the community.  knitter4democracy   Apr-18-08 05:37 PM   #24 
     - They weren't kicked of this community.  lizzy   Apr-18-08 06:05 PM   #27 
        - This community is only a few years old. They probably just  pnwmom   Apr-18-08 06:24 PM   #31 
        - Oh, the younger boys.  knitter4democracy   Apr-18-08 10:58 PM   #41 
     - The teenage boys that were removed from the ranch were  lizzy   Apr-18-08 06:04 PM   #26 
        - Where, according to the State, they are being housed separately  pnwmom   Apr-18-08 06:25 PM   #32 
     - no religion is above the law. nothing in their practices is protected  roguevalley   Apr-18-08 06:20 PM   #29 
     - they are also inbred unfortunately. some of the women who got  roguevalley   Apr-18-08 06:18 PM   #28 
  - It explains the childlike diction, but not the strange breathless voices.  pnwmom   Apr-18-08 04:25 PM   #7 
  - 'the boys are happy'....  Triana   Apr-18-08 04:16 PM   #3 
  - The boys are not happy  IndyHatedByBothSides   Apr-18-08 11:35 PM   #45 
  - Thank you Dr. Frist  XemaSab   Apr-18-08 04:20 PM   #5 
  - Huh? What does that mean?  nichomachus   Apr-18-08 04:22 PM   #6 
     - You must have missed the Terri Sciavo FLAMEWARS here...  XemaSab   Apr-18-08 04:37 PM   #13 
        - Please re-read the story  nichomachus   Apr-18-08 04:38 PM   #14 
        - But what you're saying is not true. The doctor in the OP  pnwmom   Apr-18-08 05:10 PM   #19 
  - Sounds like Young Republicans  nichomachus   Apr-18-08 04:46 PM   #18 
  - That same shrink said these kids should not be put in foster care.  lizzy   Apr-18-08 05:53 PM   #25 
  - The doctor said they shouldn't be put in regular foster care.  pnwmom   Apr-18-08 06:31 PM   #33 
     - He said they could be put in special foster care, only one little  lizzy   Apr-18-08 06:38 PM   #34 
     - He didn't say it couldn't happen. Only that it would take special care, that  pnwmom   Apr-18-08 06:46 PM   #35 
        - I guess I will have to spell it out.  lizzy   Apr-18-08 06:55 PM   #38 
           - That particular option doesn't exist. But many other options do.  pnwmom   Apr-18-08 07:09 PM   #39 
     - I wonder if it's possible to put them with "normal" Mormon families?  fed_up_mother   Apr-18-08 06:49 PM   #36 
     - I've read that that is one of the things the state has been looking for.  pnwmom   Apr-18-08 06:55 PM   #37 
     - I don't think there are many mormons in TX, are there?  lizzy   Apr-18-08 07:16 PM   #40 
     - It's difficult because the mainstream Mormons  IndyHatedByBothSides   Apr-18-08 11:28 PM   #44 
     - "except for supervised visitation for the father."  kgfnally   Apr-18-08 11:22 PM   #42 
        - It's a prophet and council of elders  IndyHatedByBothSides   Apr-18-08 11:36 PM   #46 
  - I have aquaintances born into Mormon polygamy  IndyHatedByBothSides   Apr-18-08 11:25 PM   #43 

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