There I was thoughts my own business, innocently moving through Facebook, in search of funny memes and cute newborns, when I came across a horrendous news article detailing( thankfully not too detailing) the recent delivery of a child to an un-expectant mother. That’s nothing brand-new, “youre telling”. So what’s the shock factor in this story( in case you missed it ), you may ask? Well, the woman who had the baby was in a vegetative regime!
Here’s the original story.
A person in a vegetative commonwealth is awake but shows no clues of awareness. I’ve heard some people describe it as “the flares are on, but nobody’s home.” Perhaps not the most likable explanation, but accurate in the fact that a person in a vegetative country doesn’t show any meaningful responses, such as following an objective with their gazes or responds to singers. They too demo no signeds of knowing excitements nor of cognitive perform( brainfoundation.org ).
Yeah, so as you can imagine a person in this state can in no way consent to sexual intimacy. It was assault plain and simple.
I read that particular article not long after find another about a gentleman is still in a public bathroom bouncing a babe girlfriend on his lap. Well, he wasn’t only rebounding her. Much like the unfortunate woman who was impregnated in a long-term care home, this toddler did not consent to her insult either. Abominable!
So what does abusing babes and women in vegetative nations say about our society as a whole?
Not as much as our response to it.
I mean, it doesn’t take a rocket scientist to describe what such atrocities say about the world. They say that evil exists, that it’s real, and it moves amongst us. These grisly numbers remind us to watch our children, be vigilant, and stay alert to those we earmark close to us and our families. Sadly, they make it hard to trust strangers, and they action us to make decisions for “their childrens” that our parents may not have been compelled to do. It’s like helicopter mommas showed when kids started popping up on milk cartons. Coincidence? I don’t think so.
So, it’s not so much what these troubling acts of sexual violence say about us, but what we don’t say that speak the loudest.
I actually first is known about the clause above before I read it. Someone at work mentioned it, and when they did my response startled me. Or preferably my nonresponse. Like, it didn’t surprise me at all. I wasn’t stunned. I signify, it was terrible, but it wasn’t unheard of. Even the section “of childrens rights” in the lavatory, while unspeakable, it wasn’t a brand-new thing. Seriously, if I had a dollar for every article that crisscross my newsfeed that tells the story of some girl’s boyfriend abusing her child to fatality, I would have enough money to purchase something very breathtaking with which to castrate these miserable self-justifications for men.
My point is, we as a society are overcome and overwhelmed with bad news. It inundates our newsfeeds and bulletin canals daily. It’s a reason most kinfolks don’t watch the news anymore, for if they did they’d likely be extended into a reserve of melancholy and hopeless hollow, being exclusively fed the worst of what happens in our world. We are a society that is so accustomed to the ugly crimes committed against the innocent that “weve had”( out of necessity) lost the sicken point. We’re no longer surprised when women prostitute their little girls or stepdads use their daughters for their own satisfaction. Rape tales don’t cause us to molted a snap[ as] they should, and child abuse, while awfully sad , no longer surprises us. Neglect is commonplace, and savagery is not “sensational” news. It’s old news to our hardened middles, middles stirred like stone to an ever-present evil among us. I please it wasn’t so.
I wish that child abuse wasn’t so ordinary that it didn’t surprise us. In happening, I wish that it attained us stand up in scandalize, but the majority of cases it doesn’t. We’ve become numb to the ugly, and we go right on scrolling. Back at it in search of funny memes, cute puppies, and videos of chortling babies. Heaven help us!
Evil has become so ordinary that it even disguises itself as recreation. The movie industry and the Internet is submerge with nudity and porn, so it’s no wonder that sex crime be increased. Now don’t misunderstand me! There is never an excuse for sexual abuse, whether it’s against infants, elderly, person in a lethargy, or any single woman or male who uses the word “no”! But I do find it strange that while sexual tales and porn is on the rise, so is sex crime. Coincidence? I think not. We’ve become complacent to the onslaught and over/ abundance of sex crime, but so too have we become complacent to allowing sex to auction. Exactly saying.
You know what? Evil does tread among us. It’s everywhere. But we are just as guilty. We’re guilty because we let evil into our dwellings. We make it in little by little, so gradually that we hardly notice. Then crime rates rise. And we dislike it. We shake our tops at the evil among us, but we never think to imagine that we’ve let it happen. We’ve pushed God out, and we’ve instead accepted “progress”( in the wrong guidance ), “equality”( scattered with hate ), and “freedom of speech”( for some ). Or whatever you want to call it. It’s wolves in sheep’s clothing, most of the time, and it’s not until the wolf relishes an innocent offspring or woman in a coma do we notice. And sometimes even then, we don’t blink an eye.
Now, what does that say about our society?