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Zachary Fizz
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Teenagers convicted of torture

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Prosecuting, Nicholas Cartwright said Miss James was also verbally abused, threatened with a knife, battered with a chair and foot-rest.

She was forced to drink a glass containing urine and cigarette butts and made to eat chilli powder.

Her hair and head were burnt when two aerosols were converted into "flame-throwers".


Over recent months, I have derived much innocent amusement from the Daily Mail's and others' contention that British youths are terrifying monsters.

It is profoundly upsetting to have to ask, does the Daily Mail perhaps have a point? How can children in what I hope remains one of the world's most civilised nations, be so utterly lacking in empathy, decency, and common humanity?

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Spooky Cactus
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Well, what the Daily Mail and such tend to do is take one terrible, terrible instance and imply somehow that every member of the group the attackers are labeled as are just as bad.

But you wouldn't do a thing like that.

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Zachary Fizz
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Well of course I do, Spooky Cactus, but when I do it, it is purely for fun. I hope that nobody reading my posts on feral cannibal EMO goth hoodies drinking the blood of old folk, mixed with alcopops, is actually scared to go outside their front door as a result.

That would be political correctness gone mad.

ETA: for those who are worried about street crime in the UK, here's a link to the UK's Home Office statistics page on violent crime, which shows that the Home Office are doing a good job, so we can all can relax and kick back with a nice bottle of Buckfast.

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