The term “artistic merit” which might describe something that is obscene but determined to possess historic, cultural, scientific or educational recognition I feel supports a notion that anything lacking “merit” = ok to censor. So I say scrap this artisitc merit based criteria, art is art.I don’t like them, but until I see some evidence presented that people who view shota or loli manga are more likely to commit sex crimes against children in real life, I see no reason to ban them. The ban was mostly proposed as a response to a vocal minority outside of Japan who felt it was poisoning the world, as far as I understand the matter.
When my dad learned woodworking from his father he was told, “Measure twice and cut once.” A project won’t end well if pieces are cut and assembled without a plan. Woodworking requires precisely cut and shaped pieces of lumber assembled in a certain order. If the idea of a project is only a vision in the mind, chances are the end product will be something that looks more like a nightmare.
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HomeNewsUK NewsWilliam and Kate tour 2018Royals on Ice: Pregnant Kate Middleton takes penalties on hockey pitch in Sweden but competitive husband William comes out on topThe royal couple start the day in Swedish capital Stockholm meeting bandy hockey players on the pitch at the Vasparken public park15:41, 30 JAN 2018Updated15:54, 30 JAN 2018Get daily updates directly to your inbox+ SubscribeSee our privacy noticeThank you for subscribing!Could not subscribe, try again laterInvalid EmailIt’s Royals on Ice as Prince William and Kate Middleton begin their tour of Sweden and Norway at an bandy hockey pitch.The royal couple started the day in Swedish capital Stockholm meeting bandy hockey players on the pitch at the Vasparken public park.They were then greeted by huge crowds when they visited the Nobel Museum with Crown Princess Victoria and her husband, Prince Daniel.Pregnant Kate, who had done a quick change into a stunning green coat and dress, chatted to well wishers outside the museum.(Image: Daily Mirror)Then William scored and Kate followed up with a score too. With William whacking his third one into the net with some style, Kate then shot her third attempt wide.Anna Widing, 29, an international bandy player who coached the royal couple before the shootout, said: “I could see that maybe they like to beat each other. Also they were pushing each other to do well.”She agreed the duke who wielded his stick with confidence had a strong shot, but said about the duchess: “Kate had played field hockey and I was expecting her to be good and she was very good.After being told of the rudiments if the game, they then took to the ice via a red carpet.