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Her er en oppskrift på barnemishandling på christian-parents.net:
Why, When, and How to Spank Your Children
Vold mot barn begrunnes her med to vers i Hebreerbrevet, akkurat slik pastor Torp gjør:
For fedrene tuktet oss bare en kort tid, slik de fant det for godt. Men han gjør det til vårt beste, for at vi skal få del i hans hellighet. All tukt synes vel i øyeblikket å være mer til sorg enn til glede. Men siden gir den fred og rettferd som frukt hos dem som er blitt oppøvd ved den.
This scripture clearly shows that discipline should not be something to be laughed off. There is a practical reason for not using your hand to spank your children. By using a rod instead, you separate the discipline from the person of the giver.
The object of discipline is to change the child's attitude by giving them a foretaste of the potential terror and pain of eternal separation from God, which naturally result from rebellion and disobedience.
It is really sad and unfortunate in this day of undisciplined children that the positive act of spanking is subject to be misinterpreted, by the ignorant and misinformed, to be child abuse.
This is the growing effect of Biblical illiteracy and of television and media coverage of the ideas of the small but outspoken spanking opponents. The media frequently interviews self-appointed social experts who have the hidden agenda of criminalizing spanking.
The Word of God says that the children who are genuinely unloved are those that go without discipline.
Remind them that you discipline them because God requires it of you, not because you enjoy it. Some children may need a few minutes by themselves to regroup first. We insisted that our children cried softly and did not allow them to scream or make a scene when disciplined.
The Importance of Disciplining Children Early
Brother Rice's down to earth and practical explanation of scriptures convinced us that if we really loved our children we would discipline them early and often! Consequently, when our children were old enough to crawl they had already learned to immediately stop whatever they were doing when Sallie or I said the word “No!”
The Sexual Dangers of Spanking Children
Since children in this country up to eighteen years old can still be legally and forcibly spanked by parents, guardians, teachers, school principals and other child care professionals, it is often easy for flagellants to obtain positions where they can sexually abuse children with little or no fear of repercussions. As long as society sees spanking as a legitimate act of discipline, and as long as the spanked youths are presumed to have “deserved” it, sexually abusive spankers have an effective moralistic disguise for their true motives.
Even without sexual motives on the part of the punisher, spanking can interfere with a child’s normal sexual and psychological development. Because the buttocks are so close to the genitals and so multiply linked to sexual nerve centers, slapping them can trigger powerful and involuntary sensations of sexual pleasure. This can happen even in very young children, and even in spite of great, clearly upsetting pain.
This kind of sexual stimulation, which undermines any disciplinary purpose and which most people would agree is unsuitable for children in any context, can cause a child to impressionably attach his or her sexuality to the idea of spanking. This fixation may endure to cause problems in adult life. Or, on the other hand, the child might react against these unseemly feelings of pleasure by repressing his or her sexuality, so much perhaps that as an adult, he or she has difficulty experiencing sexual pleasure and intimacy.
An additional danger is that the confusing mixture of pleasure with pain will become the basis for permanent sadomasochistic tendencies.
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