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Victim Blaming- A skewed and cynical view of the world!

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Received this tweet today from  a listener from yesterday’s CBC Broadcast on Sexual Assault by Fraud……

@jm_short it’s up to us, all people, to find out who a person is before we have sex with them. people need to stop being cavalier about sex.

 

I’ll call her MindyLimoDriver

bucketMindy’s mentality shows misplaced responsibility. I simply answered “Ignorance is bliss, stay happy!” because the correct response would not fit in a tweet. And if it were an isolated incident, I’d let it go…… but it’s a very common misconception. She’s the drop that overflowed the bucket of my tolerance.

Obviously “all people” have a responsibility to behave as a “reasonable” person would do. In fact, those specific words come right out of the penal code of New Jersey. But some sexual predators are so ruthless that they can’t be spotted by any “reasonable” means. And the law on sexual assault by fraud or Continue reading Victim Blaming- A skewed and cynical view of the world!