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Greece Classifies Pedophiles, Pyromaniacs ‘Disabled’

January 11, 2012 by  

Greece Classifies Pedophiles, Pyromaniacs ‘Disabled’

Most of the news coming from Greece over the past year has been related to economic collapse, but the bureaucrats running that country have found a way to enrage its citizens without relying on its failed economic policy.

According to International Business Times, many people in Greece are  furious about a plan by the government to categorize pedophiles, pyromaniacs, fetishists, exhibitionists, compulsive gamblers, kleptomaniacs, sadomasochists and others as “disabled.”  The move suggests that such groups may also be eligible to receive state benefits.

The country’s Labor Ministry reportedly said that the decision to reclassify the word “disabled” to include these groups came after consultation with a panel of medical professionals — and that people newly covered under the phrase would not necessarily be entitled to benefits.

“What’s happened is incomprehensible,” Yannis Vardakastanis, head of Greece’s National Confederation of Disabled People, told The Associated Press. “I think there is some big mistake. The [Labor] ministry should have a different policy on disability. The list contains major changes to disability quotients, which could effectively remove many people from access to benefits. It’s really not serious to grant Peeping Toms a 20-30 percent disability rate, and 10 percent to diabetics, who have insulin shots four or five times a day.”

Sam Rolley

Staff writer Sam Rolley began a career in journalism working for a small town newspaper while seeking a B.A. in English. After learning about many of the biases present in most modern newsrooms, Rolley became determined to find a position in journalism that would allow him to combat the unsavory image that the news industry has gained. He is dedicated to seeking the truth and exposing the lies disseminated by the mainstream media at the behest of their corporate masters, special interest groups and information gatekeepers.

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  • skippy

    How sad. But it’s not unlike here in the USA where FAT, OBESE people can get a handicapped sticker to be able to park near the front of the store. Handicapped my butt….park farther away and WALK, it might do you some good! And then the REAL handicapped person has to park at the end of the row & try to get his wheelchair out of the vehicle.
    Fairly disgusting…..

    • No fool

      Not just obese people. I’ve witnessed several people in the USA that are in great shape, which have maneuvered with lighting speed. I always assumed they were mentally disabled to be awarded those parking privileges.

    • Rebecca

      While it is true that most Americans are overweight due to poor diet and inactivity, there are some medical and emotional reasons for this condition as well. Moreover, overweight Americans have committed no crimes nor immoral acts to cause their condition. Therefore, those individuals should not be placed in the same catagory with pedophiles! Perhaps you do not understand that term. Pedophile is an adult who enjoys sex with children! Please do some research before you make a comment!

      • Kate8

        Rebecca – You are right. Not all obesity is due to gluttony, per se.

        Many of these overweight people are so because of medications which cause them to gain weight by altering metabolism…such as psychiatric drugs. Add to this the fact that the only food they can afford to buy is the high calorie, low nutrition refined and GMO junk. MSG and high-fructose corn syrup cause massive weight gain, and are in virtually everything that is pre-made.

        One young man I know who suffers from mental disability due to childhood stroke, went from being slender to obese in months of being on psych meds. After a time he quit the meds and lost all of the gained weight, becoming his old slim self. He then suffered a relapse and was put back on the meds, and is now bigger than ever. These drugs also change the shape of the body.

        We should not be so quick to pass judgment. America has been made obese by design, and then held up to ridicule. Can anyone look at how we have been dumbed-down, poisoned and drugged, and not believe that this is true?

        • 45caliber

          Kate:

          I agree with what you said but … very few mental conditions require someone to not walk. Further, if they have a mental condition that requires them to have a handicap sticker, then they shouldn’t be driving either.

          In our area, one of the big problems is that someone who is handicapped can get temporary tags to hang on a mirror. Many such families have one for every car in the family. One man has given out 29 of these tags to some of his relatives, many who aren’t even close.

          One friend of mine is handicapped. They passed a law in the state that says that the police, upon seeing someone who looks okay parking in a spot even with a license, can ask the person to prove they are handicapped. My friend told his wife that she could no longer park there unless he was in the car. She was furious. “I have the license on my car so I should be allowed to park there! There is no reason I should have to walk!”

          He, on the other hand, believes she needs to walk – along with all his other relatives who are angry because he won’t give them a tag too.

          • Kate8

            45 – Agreed that there are such abuses, but that is an entirely different issue from the one I was addressing.

            Those I speak of do not drive. In fact, they walk everywhere they go, and it it’s too far they take a bus, which stops a good distance from where they live. It is normal for them to walk several miles in a day, just to do their normal business.

            Everyone’s body is too toxic. Those on meds are exceptionally toxic. We’ve been turned into lab rats, no matter how we live.

          • http://naver samurai

            I know that some thyroid conditions and diabetes you can gain weight and make it harder to lose weight.. FOR GOD AND COUNTRY!

        • independent thinker

          Kate8 ….. while it is true that a FEW people are geneticaly pre-disposed to obesity and a FEW are obese due to medications or medical conditions the majority are obese because they will not say no to food and will not say yes to exercise..

    • Bud in GA.

      Hey Skippy, Where did you get your Medical Degree and are you a walking X-Ray machine. Maybe some of those people using the Handicapped parking have health issues that you are not equiped to recognize.

  • JC

    Pedophiles are disabled people?
    Interesting concept. My observation would be that that this is Greece’s Liberalistic ploy to garner more support for it’s welfare system from the European Union. The “broke” European Union that is…
    But there’s good news…the Federal Reserve and the Bank of Canada are coming to the rescue with a whole lot of out of thin air, fiat currency that you, me and our Canadian friends will pay the ineterest on…or rather our great grandchildren will still be paying the ineterest on…

    Anyway, Hat’s off to Greece for their overwhelming (insane) compassion for perverts of all stripes.

    • Kate8

      JC – This is yet another step to create a perverse, anything-goes society. This is not unexpected, and is not limited to Greece. It is happening here in America, as well.

      Now that homosexuality has been elevated from deviance to respectability (it was once seen as a disability, too), they are moving on to mainstream pedophelia and beastiality. A few years ago a psychologist (Levine?) published a book about the “naturalness” of adult/child intimacy, and this has been seeping into our culture as we’ve been sleeping.

      Just as gays, and even those with HIV, have been turned into sub-cultures and then held up as normal (and celebrated), we will continue to see ever more horrific lifestyles integrated into our culture and accepted.

      The liberals readily lap this stuff up. “What was once called good will be called evil, and what was called evil will be called good…”

    • 45caliber

      JC:

      There is some pediphile group in the US who are trying to get the American Phyciatric Association to recognize them as “normal”, like they did the homosexuals about fifteen years ago or so. They hope this will give them the ability to challenge in court any attacks on children as “normal”. So it is NOT just Greece. They are simply acting first.

      It is like the schools insisting on “grooming” the children about sex. I’m fully convinced that most of those in favor of this (for children as young as 5) is because they want to want to have sex with kids and want some help insuring that they can.

    • Rick Johnson

      Why are you surprised, it is a natural progression due the social acceptance of sexual deviation. As soon as homosexuality was defined as genetic, it was only a matter of time till we saw other sexual deviant behavior which are genetically based became socially acceptable. If both homosexuality and pedophilia are genetic in nature it was all but assured that in time pedophiles will gain social acceptance as homosexuality did.

    • JC

      I agree with all above. Such laws are beyond insane.
      But…there is an economic side of it sliding in the back door, (pun intended) that we’re not supposed to notice.
      It’s another excuse to “tax”.

      • JC

        Should read: (no pun intended)

  • Elisa

    It is already starting in the US, check this out: These people, starting with the demented doctors to the other nuts in the whitehouse, should be run out of town on a rail! 2012 can’t happen too soon. This country is going down the toilet!

    Using the same tactics used by “gay” rights activists, pedophiles have begun to seek similar status arguing their desire for children is a sexual orientation no different than heterosexual or homosexuals.
    Critics of the homosexual lifestyle have long claimed that once it became acceptable to identify homosexuality as simply an “alternative lifestyle” or sexual orientation, logically nothing would be off limits. “Gay” advocates have taken offense at such a position insisting this would never happen. However, psychiatrists are now beginning to advocate redefining pedophilia in the same way homosexuality was redefined several years ago.
    In 1973 the American Psychiatric Association declassified homosexuality from its list of mental disorders. A group of psychiatrists with B4U-Act recently held a symposium proposing a new definition of pedophilia in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Health Disorders of the APA.
    B4U-Act calls pedophiles “minor-attracted people.” The organization’s website states its purpose is to, “help mental health professionals learn more about attraction to minors and to consider the effects of stereotyping, stigma and fear.”
    In 1998 The APA issued a report claiming “that the ‘negative potential’ of adult sex with children was ‘overstated’ and that ‘the vast majority of both men and women reported no negative sexual effects from childhood sexual abuse experiences.”
    Pedophilia has already been granted protected status by the Federal Government. The Matthew Shephard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act lists “sexual orientation” as a protected class; however, it does not define the term.
    Republicans attempted to add an amendment specifying that “pedophilia is not covered as an orientation;” however, the amendment was defeated by Democrats. Rep. Alcee Hastings (D-Fl) stated that all alternative sexual lifestyles should be protected under the law. “This bill addresses our resolve to end violence based on prejudice and to guarantee that all Americans, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability or all of these ‘philias’ and fetishes and ‘isms’ that were put forward need not live in fear because of who they are. I urge my colleagues to vote in favor of this rule.”
    The White House praised the bill saying, “At root, this isn’t just about our laws; this is about who we are as a people. This is about whether we value one another — whether we embrace our differences rather than allowing them to become a source of animus.”
    Earlier this year two psychologists in Canada declared that pedophilia is a sexual orientation just like homosexuality or heterosexuality.
    Van Gijseghem, psychologist and retired professor of the University of Montreal, told members of Parliament, “Pedophiles are not simply people who commit a small offense from time to time but rather are grappling with what is equivalent to a sexual orientation just like another individual may be grappling with heterosexuality or even homosexuality.”
    He went on to say, “True pedophiles have an exclusive preference for children, which is the same as having a sexual orientation. You cannot change this person’s sexual orientation. He may, however, remain abstinent.”
    When asked if he should be comparing pedophiles to homosexuals, Van Gijseghem replied, “If, for instance, you were living in a society where heterosexuality is proscribed or prohibited and you were told that you had to get therapy to change your sexual orientation, you would probably say that that is slightly crazy. In other words, you would not accept that at all. I use this analogy to say that, yes indeed, pedophiles do not change their sexual orientation.”
    Dr. Quinsey, professor emeritus of psychology at Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, agreed with Van Gijseghem. Quinsey said pedophiles’ sexual interests prefer children and, “There is no evidence that this sort of preference can be changed through treatment or through anything else.”
    In July, 2010 Harvard health Publications said, “Pedophilia is a sexual orientation and unlikely to change. Treatment aims to enable someone to resist acting on his sexual urges.”
    Linda Harvey, of Mission America, said the push for pedophiles to have equal rights will become more and more common as LGBT groups continue to assert themselves. “It’s all part of a plan to introduce sex to children at younger and younger ages; to convince them that normal friendship is actually a sexual attraction.”
    Milton Diamond, a University of Hawaii professor and director of the Pacific Center for Sex and Society, stated that child pornography could be beneficial to society because, “Potential sex offenders use child pornography as a substitute for sex against children.”
    Diamond is a distinguished lecturer for the Institute for the Advanced Study of Human Sexuality in San Francisco. The IASHS openly advocated for the repeal of the Revolutionary war ban on homosexuals serving in the military.
    The IASHS lists, on its website, a list of “basic sexual rights” that includes “the right to engage in sexual acts or activities of any kind whatsoever, providing they do not involve nonconsensual acts, violence, constraint, coercion or fraud.” Another right is to, “be free of persecution, condemnation, discrimination, or societal intervention in private sexual behavior” and “the freedom of any sexual thought, fantasy or desire.” The organization also says that no one should be “disadvantaged because of age.”
    Sex offender laws protecting children have been challenged in several states including California, Georgia and Iowa. Sex offenders claim the laws prohibiting them from living near schools or parks are unfair because it penalizes them for life.

    • Honestly

      It truly is close to the “End of Time”.

      • Bus

        The Jefferson addage that a revolution every 25 years or so is like manure to the tree of liberty certainly holds true in Greece. They are so weird in the political culture that something will have to give and the EU helping them limp along will only spread the disease to more people.
        We have a built in revolution of elections but when the choices really aren’t choices anymore then we might also be getting ripe for a more violent type of revolution.

    • 45caliber

      Good comments.

      I recently heard that someone caught having sex with someone else’s horse is suing on the grounds that he is “animal attracted” and therefore, like homosexuals, should be allowed to do as he likes. And a polygamic group in the NE is also suing on this grounds as well.

      • JC

        He’s lucky it wasn’t my horse…

        • 45caliber

          JC:

          The owner says is she catches him again, he won’t walk away.

  • George

    Who ever has such idea to make such people pedophiles, pyromaniacs, fetishists, exhibitionists, compulsive gamblers, kleptomaniacs, sadomasochists and others as “disabled.” he or her must be shot in the head, all those people must be in jail for good or even better put them all in “MACRONISOS” for life, and with them should also be included all politicians there too.

    That’s my opinion as a taxpayer. But again what’s going right in Greece for the last 60 years.

  • Gringo Infidel

    What an affront to common (e.g. traditional) decency.

    those who claim otherwise are fools. Our society suffers from such fools far too often due to imposed inclusiveness.

    • 45caliber

      I agree. Now that they are insisting on teaching in schools that sex is great and that homosexuality is fine, I can just see them insisting that the children should be taught that pediphilia is okay too … so they shouldn’t say anything if someone attacks them.

      • Kate8

        45 – Our children are being devalued more and more every day.

        Since we no longer bat an eye at mothers who slaughter their unborn without so much as a second thought, it naturally follows that, as long as a child is not capable of making decisions from a place of understanding, they are not seen as fully human.

        Or maybe humanity itself is not longer seen as having value. Those who engage in such practices rather prove that, anyway.

        Scriptures speak of the days when people sacrifice their young…

      • JC

        The “family unit” is the basis of our societies values.
        So of course they want to break that down for the NWO to
        play mommy and daddy. Standard issue model of Communism.

        • 45caliber

          JC:

          I agree. That is why they pay Welfare moms to have kids WITHOUT being married.

    • http://naver samurai

      I agree with the 3 of you as we need to get back to God, Jesus, and our Christian founding. We also need to start by kicking out anyone in Washington who thinks differently than our founding fathers and Obama bin Laden. FOR GOD AND COUNTRY!

  • Ruth

    It definately should be a crime for the horrid & sinful actions of pedophiles etc. Any action against children should be a severe crime with prison time forever.

    • Honestly

      So was homosexuality a crime at one time. This trend will continue on as it has been foretold.

  • Billythekid

    Greece has shown the rest of the world why they are in such miserable shape economically and morally. The bureaucrats lack morals, decency, and basic logical thinking. The next group to be excused will be murders, terrorists, and drug dealers. Sure, I’ll go to Greece for a vacation and risk my childrens and wifes life. Oh, and any restaurant in the states flying a greek flag will also be avoided at all cost.
    Enjoy your delusional countries perverse policies. The USA has enough wackos without looking for others, we can avoid.

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