So i began to research Carroll really by typing 'Was Lewis Carroll a pedophile?' in to google , i thought there must be some academic research of some kind about this. I know there have been a few films and plays on this subject.
Well i came across this flikr account which had a few pics of alice as take by Carroll. We know that Carroll took thousands of photographs, a fair hundred of which were of young children in states of undress. Defenders of the Alice in Wonderland author say that this is simply 'The cult of the child' which was a victorian fascination with purity and innocence which tied in to gettng back to nature cults.
Anyway, the owner of the account said he had done some investigation in Carrolls background so i followed his link.
called Carroll one of Englands most famous pedophiles.So i followed that link hoping for some kind of academic evidence, letters or something (We know the Through The Looking Glass authors family destroyed most of his letters and photographs after his death- by that time he was very famous).
The propoganda on their 'mission statement' immediately stopped me looking any further. I actually felt sick, because i was not expecting to encounter this.
I never went farther than the front page, but its a pedophiles 'how to'.
It was disturbing to say the least to go from flikr to a wordpress blog to a website devoted to pedophiles, albeit one set up with some skill at camouflage.
I have addressed the issue of pedophiles and their actions online on my blog.
Detailing their attempts to use Youtube to manipulate children.
To their use of mainstream sales websites to sell de facto child porn in the form of lolita cosplay films.
Whatever your views on the mental illness of pedophiles it appears they are using the internet in a variety of ways, covert and overt and the best defence, is as ever, education.