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Bestiality

Sexual relations between a human being and an animal.

At Common Law, bestiality was considered a crime against nature and was punishable by death.

Today, it is prohibited by statutes in most states as a form of Sodomy. The penalty for committing the offense is a fine, imprisonment, or both.

bestiality

n. copulation by a human with an animal, which is a crime in all states as a "crime against nature." (See: crime against nature)

bestiality

noun animalism, barbarity, barbarousness, beastliness, bloodthirstiness, brutality, brutishness, cruelty, ferociousness, ferocity, fierceness, grossness, inhumanity, monstrousness, savagery, unnaturalness
See also: brutality

bestiality

the offence of having sex with an animal.
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In many respects, Avatar is the pre-eminent megaspectacular (7) representation of revolutionary zoophilia to date, as it offers a bold allegory of current threats to sustainability and peace now posed by the military industrial complex along with a hopeful ending that the love of zoe will always result in the preservation of renewal within a community of integrity.
Yet, if the Na'vi were to simply accept RDA on its own terms then they would voluntarily make themselves into a kind of homo sacer (Agamben, 1998) and sacrifice their zoophilia through a Stoic's act of suicide.
Avatar ultimately devolves in this way into a conservative white dream of zoophilia on its own privileged terms--yes, it is the dominant Empire that is wrong; but it is in the end the dominant Empire that will make history right.
3) While my claim is that zoophilia acts as an educative force, this essay's social focus on the pedagogy of love moves beyond teacher-student or school-focused discussions offered by theorists such as Cho (2005), Garrison (1997), Darder (2002), and hooks (2010; 2004).
It is also the distant root of the concept of "affiliation," and I therefore seek to use the idea of zoophilia inclusively as a cognitive space in which the multitude of qualities common to the act of love can be affiliated with one another through theoretical reflection--if you will, zceffiliation.
The non-sex offender group's responses included indications of exhibitionism (5), pedophilia (1), voyeurism (2), fetishes (1), zoophilia (1), urophilia (1) and sadism (2).