Violence Begets Violence

I’m saddened by the number of comments on posts relating to Baby P I have moderated which advocate doing serious physical violence or killing the perpetrators of abuse. Some are quite graphic. I’m not going to publish them because I don’t think it helps anybody, it disrespects the victims of violent crime and it makes me think that society is degenerating in a hideous cycle of violence. Call me what you will, but I think you just have to try and respond to stories of violence and broken families with compassion and with the determination to make less violence in the world. You have to try and break the cycle, not perpetuate it…

2 thoughts on “Violence Begets Violence

  1. […] Pink Tape: Violence begets violence I’m saddened by the number of comments on posts relating to Baby P I have moderated which advocate doing serious physical violence or killing the perpetrators of abuse. More… […]

  2. Well said.

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