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Breastfeeding, Facebook, Obscenity and Idiocy

So I've been hearing on Fox Snooze that facebook had removed a photo of a woman who was breastfeeding her child public (as apposed to an adult, which is a separate issue entirely).  Facebook did concede and allow these sorts of photos to be posted, but there still might be a lawsuit brought against them by a coalition of women.  Whatever.

Now, two opposing views, both by women.  One says that it's a natural thing to breastfeed an infant and that it is not pornography nor is it obscene, which is facebook's policy for sensoring photos that are "pornography" and/or "obscene".  The other says that she doesn't want to see this on facebook, that this sort of thing should be done at home in private.

I see problems with both arguments.  First, yes, it is a natural thing to breastfeed.  But is having sex and nudity.  Why?  Most everyone has sex, and I imagine that it is prevalent to have sex in the nude, unless you consider dry humping whatever the hell that is considered to be.  Sex?  I don't know.  Also, what is pornography and what is obscene?  I suppose there are objective definitions of pornography, unless the definition of pornography is "obscene" sexual acts delivered in some medium.  The problem here is that obscenity is subjective.  Unless someone has definied obscenity objectively, but I would argue that no matter the definition, obscenity cannot be defined objectively.

Would you consider this to be obscene?


How about this?

Now for the other argument which states that breastfeeding in public should not be displayed on facebook or anywhere and that it should be done at home in private.  Which would also mean that women who breastfeed shouldn't go out in public at all given the frequency at which an infant requires feeding.  My response would be that if you don't want to see breastfeeding then DON'T FUCKING LOOK AT THEM!!!  I say this because I don't want anyone telling me what I cannot see or otherwise  experience.  Of course an answer to not breastfeeding in public would be the breast pump.  A breastfeeding mother can simply pump it, bottle it and go, just like those who feed their infants formula, which is another issue entirely.

So these are my initial thoughts.  And I really have no interest in observing a mother breastfeeding her child.

Also, I wonder how people would react if calling this act not breastfeeding, but rather calling it suckling.  If I say I saw a photo of this woman suckling her child.  Would this make any difference?

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