A friend comes to you and says he is making a genuine snuff film. The model/victim and the scenario match exactly the fantasies you have had for years about torturing and killing a hot young man. Knowing your inclinations, your friend invites you to be on the set during filming to view the scene up close, as an observer, not as a participant. Further, he can guarantee that there will be no way anyone could ever connect you with the film. Every violent sexual fantasy you have ever had will be played out before your eyes. Would you, or could you, accept the invitation?
I ask myself the question. I get off on watching video of men being killed, tortured, maimed, burned, dismembered. I got no problem with watching because all those are events in the past. This one will be in the present, for my pleasure. I’d like to say I’d take the moral high ground and decline the invitation. But….