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Is internet porn ruining our next generation?

GreatestIam
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9/15/2015 2:37:40 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
Is internet porn ruining our next generation? Is censorship the answer?

These scholars and experts are at the forefront of this research. Apologies but you will have to listen to at least one of these clips to get what this O.P. is all about.

http://www.upworthy.com...

http://www.ted.com...
https://www.youtube.com...
https://www.youtube.com...

Is it possible that in sexual matters, the right wing conservatives might be ahead of the left wing in their thinking?

If not, then what should the left do to help us save our children from the indoctrination via internet porn into unhealthy and unwanted sexual habits? Or have them not be able to perform without porn?

I consider myself left wing but I think we may be going a tad far and should move to the right on this issue due to things like you saw in the clips above as well as what is shown in this clip below.

https://www.youtube.com...

At one time, parents would have closed any shop that gave access to the young to porn. Yet today, parents do not seem to care and as more and more young children get cell phones, parental prohibition will be impossible.

Have parents forgotten how to parent and are men and women willing to allow the status quo to ruin the sexuality of the next generation?

"Censorship reflects society's lack of confidence in itself. It is a hallmark of an authoritarian regime." - Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart

To date, I have lived by the above quote. I do not lack confidence in our adult population but see this issue as more of a medical one and I am willing to censure for our children's sake.

Some Eastern countries have used censorship to gain control of what their children can access. Should the West do the same?

Are our children worth it?

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DL
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9/15/2015 3:25:37 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
No.
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9/15/2015 4:39:54 PM
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I can understand why parents would want to control what their children see when it comes to things like pornography. But I am not a proponent of censorship.

With today's technology also comes the ability to control what that technology is used for. There is already software available (some of which is free) that allows you to have a great deal of control over what types of material can be viewed on your various devices. I think that these programs are great. They allow the parent to control the breadth of their child's access to online content without censoring a thriving and important industry that employs thousands of people and adds billions to the economy.

The tools already exist to control what your child sees. Just because people aren't using them doesn't mean that we should censor adult content across the board. You can lead a horse to water but you can't make it drink. Its not the fault of the adult industry that people aren't taking the necessary steps to monitor their children's online activity.
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9/15/2015 6:10:37 PM
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I have 4 children (2 teenage boys), and when I was a teen the only porn we really came across was playboy, penthouse, or hustler. As an adult, I have watched some, and some of the stuff out there IMO is pretty disturbing. I wouldn't condone censorship, because I believe it's mine and my wife's job to "parent" our children, and keep tabs on them. That being said, boys will be boys, and I'm sure they'll eventually watch some (via friends, or on their own), and I've already spoken with my 16 year old about it. I let him know that everything that happens in porn is not a realistic expectation of what may happen in any relationship he is in. A lot of the acts are staged, and these people are being paid to do things. I told him he needs to respect women, and they should agree on what each other is comfortable with. I just don't want my boys to get the impression that every woman out there will do some of these things, and the bottom line is that they have to come to an understanding on what is allowed and agreed upon in their relationship.

The problem with censoring something, is where do you start, and where would you stop. Maybe this is contradictory, but I wouldn't have any problems censoring child porn.
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9/15/2015 6:59:06 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 9/15/2015 4:39:54 PM, JMcKinley wrote:
I can understand why parents would want to control what their children see when it comes to things like pornography. But I am not a proponent of censorship.

With today's technology also comes the ability to control what that technology is used for. There is already software available (some of which is free) that allows you to have a great deal of control over what types of material can be viewed on your various devices. I think that these programs are great. They allow the parent to control the breadth of their child's access to online content without censoring a thriving and important industry that employs thousands of people and adds billions to the economy.

The tools already exist to control what your child sees. Just because people aren't using them doesn't mean that we should censor adult content across the board. You can lead a horse to water but you can't make it drink. Its not the fault of the adult industry that people aren't taking the necessary steps to monitor their children's online activity.

So screw the kids because their parents are unwilling or unable to prevent their access.

Nice attitude friend.

Regards
DL
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9/15/2015 7:01:54 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 9/15/2015 5:18:52 PM, Greyparrot wrote:
This is a nice, good article about how sexual censorship actually promotes aberrant behavior..


http://www.womenundersiegeproject.org...

Are you suggesting we lift the censorship of child porn?

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DL
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9/15/2015 7:05:25 PM
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At 9/15/2015 6:10:37 PM, Todd0611 wrote:
I have 4 children (2 teenage boys), and when I was a teen the only porn we really came across was playboy, penthouse, or hustler. As an adult, I have watched some, and some of the stuff out there IMO is pretty disturbing. I wouldn't condone censorship, because I believe it's mine and my wife's job to "parent" our children, and keep tabs on them. That being said, boys will be boys, and I'm sure they'll eventually watch some (via friends, or on their own), and I've already spoken with my 16 year old about it. I let him know that everything that happens in porn is not a realistic expectation of what may happen in any relationship he is in. A lot of the acts are staged, and these people are being paid to do things. I told him he needs to respect women, and they should agree on what each other is comfortable with. I just don't want my boys to get the impression that every woman out there will do some of these things, and the bottom line is that they have to come to an understanding on what is allowed and agreed upon in their relationship.

The problem with censoring something, is where do you start, and where would you stop. Maybe this is contradictory, but I wouldn't have any problems censoring child porn.

We censor child porn due to the harm it does to children.

The links I gave show how internet porn is hurting a large % of our population.

That is why I am advocating censorship and controls.

Parents of earlier generations always used censorship to control what their children could access. That tool is no longer an option thanks to the internet and I think that it should be given back so that parents can exercise their duty as they see fit.

Adults are putting themselves first instead of their children. We no longer care and have forgotten our duty to family and do not have enough honor to be shamed by our actions.

Regards
DL
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9/15/2015 7:50:34 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 9/15/2015 7:05:25 PM, GreatestIam wrote:
At 9/15/2015 6:10:37 PM, Todd0611 wrote:
I have 4 children (2 teenage boys), and when I was a teen the only porn we really came across was playboy, penthouse, or hustler. As an adult, I have watched some, and some of the stuff out there IMO is pretty disturbing. I wouldn't condone censorship, because I believe it's mine and my wife's job to "parent" our children, and keep tabs on them. That being said, boys will be boys, and I'm sure they'll eventually watch some (via friends, or on their own), and I've already spoken with my 16 year old about it. I let him know that everything that happens in porn is not a realistic expectation of what may happen in any relationship he is in. A lot of the acts are staged, and these people are being paid to do things. I told him he needs to respect women, and they should agree on what each other is comfortable with. I just don't want my boys to get the impression that every woman out there will do some of these things, and the bottom line is that they have to come to an understanding on what is allowed and agreed upon in their relationship.

The problem with censoring something, is where do you start, and where would you stop. Maybe this is contradictory, but I wouldn't have any problems censoring child porn.

We censor child porn due to the harm it does to children.

The links I gave show how internet porn is hurting a large % of our population.

That is why I am advocating censorship and controls.

Parents of earlier generations always used censorship to control what their children could access. That tool is no longer an option thanks to the internet and I think that it should be given back so that parents can exercise their duty as they see fit.

Adults are putting themselves first instead of their children. We no longer care and have forgotten our duty to family and do not have enough honor to be shamed by our actions.

Regards
DL

I agree that porn is hurting a portion of our population, but not everyone has the same moral compass. Adults are free to make their own decisions, and porn sites are in it for the money, so you're not going to find any tools on those websites to block content. I would think parents would be responsible enough to use "parental controls" like they have on TV's to block certain websites. There is probably a large percentage of parents who do not monitor their children like they did 25-30 years ago, but I don't see censorship as the answer. Individual responsibility, awareness, and accountability all come into play when dealing with protecting children.

I think this responsibility lies on the parents if they want to shield their children from porn, then they should find out what tools are available. Of course this takes time and effort, and unfortunately, many parents do not want to take the time to put in the work it takes to divert access to internet porn. I'm all for making it easier to help parents, but again, I would not support censorship. Some families (not all of course), are not connected to each other like we were 20-30 years ago, there is more emphasis on individuality, and less concern for the family unit. I think the intent of what you want is noble, and would probably overall improve society, but once we start censorship of one thing, another group will claim some reason to censor other material- then where would it stop.
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9/15/2015 8:38:28 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 9/15/2015 7:50:34 PM, Todd0611 wrote:
I think the intent of what you want is noble, and would probably overall improve society, but once we start censorship of one thing, another group will claim some reason to censor other material- then where would it stop.

It would stop wherever we collectively decide to stop.

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DL
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9/16/2015 9:19:27 AM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 9/15/2015 7:01:54 PM, GreatestIam wrote:
At 9/15/2015 5:18:52 PM, Greyparrot wrote:
This is a nice, good article about how sexual censorship actually promotes aberrant behavior..


http://www.womenundersiegeproject.org...

Are you suggesting we lift the censorship of child porn?

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DL

I suggest it
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9/16/2015 9:20:50 AM
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We should not censor or view any of these things. The op made a good case for why we shouldn't view these things, and it seems like nobody has responded to his points
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9/16/2015 12:16:24 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 9/15/2015 6:59:06 PM, GreatestIam wrote:
At 9/15/2015 4:39:54 PM, JMcKinley wrote:
I can understand why parents would want to control what their children see when it comes to things like pornography. But I am not a proponent of censorship.

With today's technology also comes the ability to control what that technology is used for. There is already software available (some of which is free) that allows you to have a great deal of control over what types of material can be viewed on your various devices. I think that these programs are great. They allow the parent to control the breadth of their child's access to online content without censoring a thriving and important industry that employs thousands of people and adds billions to the economy.

The tools already exist to control what your child sees. Just because people aren't using them doesn't mean that we should censor adult content across the board. You can lead a horse to water but you can't make it drink. Its not the fault of the adult industry that people aren't taking the necessary steps to monitor their children's online activity.

So screw the kids because their parents are unwilling or unable to prevent their access.

Nice attitude friend.

Regards
DL

We can't raise other people's kids for them. All we can do is give them to tools to do it better.
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9/16/2015 1:08:47 PM
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It's the process that's the problem,

Generation after another is exposed to the aforementioned material in its "youth" guided and influenced by it's elder generation whom lack wisdom to teach the them how, in the face of this sensational cultural reality, to be a responsible, self respecting, and mature generation.

So it's not entirely the porn "per-say", anymore than consumption culture or violent entertainment. It's the obsession with sex, violence, and consumption. - which can only be remedied by wisdom.

Ignorance is the real problem, which points out it's the way in which we become educated that needs addressing.
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9/16/2015 1:27:27 PM
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At 9/15/2015 6:59:06 PM, GreatestIam wrote:
At 9/15/2015 4:39:54 PM, JMcKinley wrote:
I can understand why parents would want to control what their children see when it comes to things like pornography. But I am not a proponent of censorship.

With today's technology also comes the ability to control what that technology is used for. There is already software available (some of which is free) that allows you to have a great deal of control over what types of material can be viewed on your various devices. I think that these programs are great. They allow the parent to control the breadth of their child's access to online content without censoring a thriving and important industry that employs thousands of people and adds billions to the economy.

The tools already exist to control what your child sees. Just because people aren't using them doesn't mean that we should censor adult content across the board. You can lead a horse to water but you can't make it drink. Its not the fault of the adult industry that people aren't taking the necessary steps to monitor their children's online activity.

So screw the kids because their parents are unwilling or unable to prevent their access.

Nice attitude friend.

Regards
DL

Most child molesters bask in the ignorance of censored children. Well you did bring up screwing the kids...
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9/16/2015 1:29:05 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 9/15/2015 3:35:30 PM, GreatestIam wrote:
Seems that you do not care who or how many are hurt.

Nice social conscience.

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DL

Learn how to reply properly, please.
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9/16/2015 1:39:39 PM
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To tell you the truth, I could care less that we have gone from a society that sexually starves its young people to the point that they are rushing out the gate to make a lot of babies as fast as hormonally possible to a society where little Billy just can't get it up, and Janey could care less.

We already have too many people in the world and also too many children out of wedlock; This may not even be a problem at all, but a natural solution.
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9/16/2015 2:28:35 PM
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This is sham research for political purposes. The entire issue all rests on one study from which people are making exceedingly grandiose claims, and that is the Cambridge study which found that observing porn leads to activation of the ventral striatum, a pleasure reward center of the brain. The headlines, to anyone who has a basic understanding of neurology, were hilarious. 'Porn activates same areas of the brain as cocaine and alcohol', 'porn is addictive', blah blah blah. What all of these articles leave out is that you can be 'addicted' to anything which you enjoy. In fact, the same brain patterns observed here can lead someone to become 'addicted' to socially-motivated action, which is a big predictor of whether someone pulls out of depression or not (http://www.medicinenet.com...). It's also activated by learning a new language (http://www.dailymail.co.uk...). Does this mean OH MY GOD FRENCH CLASS IS JUST LIKE COCAINE AND IS DESTROYING OUR CHILDRENNNN OH GOD LOCK THEM UP AND KEEP THOSE DAMN FOREIGNERS AWAY FROM THEMMM WILL NOBODY THINK OF THE CHILDRENNNNN!!!?!?!?!?! No. It means that sex, social engagement, porn, learning and cocaine are all enjoyable, and your brain wants you to do more of things which are enjoyable.

The difference is that porn is stigmatized in our society, so people are seizing upon spurious conclusions in order to verify their own biases. They're also being impressed and awed by big words which they obviously don't know the real meaning of. Whether or not something is enjoyable ('addictive') does not automatically make it bad.
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9/16/2015 4:01:54 PM
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At 9/16/2015 9:19:27 AM, Wylted wrote:
At 9/15/2015 7:01:54 PM, GreatestIam wrote:
At 9/15/2015 5:18:52 PM, Greyparrot wrote:
This is a nice, good article about how sexual censorship actually promotes aberrant behavior..


http://www.womenundersiegeproject.org...

Are you suggesting we lift the censorship of child porn?

Regards
DL

I suggest it

Then you promote the rape of children. Nice morals.
Nothing like pushing to create pedophiles and their victims.

Regards
DL
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9/16/2015 4:04:07 PM
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At 9/16/2015 9:20:50 AM, Wylted wrote:
We should not censor or view any of these things. The op made a good case for why we shouldn't view these things, and it seems like nobody has responded to his points

Few do. Most men are porn users and they will not put their children ahead of themselves.

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DL
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9/16/2015 4:04:23 PM
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At 9/16/2015 4:01:54 PM, GreatestIam wrote:
At 9/16/2015 9:19:27 AM, Wylted wrote:
At 9/15/2015 7:01:54 PM, GreatestIam wrote:
At 9/15/2015 5:18:52 PM, Greyparrot wrote:
This is a nice, good article about how sexual censorship actually promotes aberrant behavior..


http://www.womenundersiegeproject.org...

Are you suggesting we lift the censorship of child porn?

Regards
DL

I suggest it

Then you promote the rape of children. Nice morals.
Nothing like pushing to create pedophiles and their victims.

Regards
DL

I don't support that teen pregnancy show that glamorizes having babies at 16 years old, but it shouldn't be censored.
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9/16/2015 4:05:42 PM
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At 9/16/2015 12:16:24 PM, JMcKinley wrote:
At 9/15/2015 6:59:06 PM, GreatestIam wrote:
At 9/15/2015 4:39:54 PM, JMcKinley wrote:
I can understand why parents would want to control what their children see when it comes to things like pornography. But I am not a proponent of censorship.

With today's technology also comes the ability to control what that technology is used for. There is already software available (some of which is free) that allows you to have a great deal of control over what types of material can be viewed on your various devices. I think that these programs are great. They allow the parent to control the breadth of their child's access to online content without censoring a thriving and important industry that employs thousands of people and adds billions to the economy.

The tools already exist to control what your child sees. Just because people aren't using them doesn't mean that we should censor adult content across the board. You can lead a horse to water but you can't make it drink. Its not the fault of the adult industry that people aren't taking the necessary steps to monitor their children's online activity.

So screw the kids because their parents are unwilling or unable to prevent their access.

Nice attitude friend.

Regards
DL

We can't raise other people's kids for them. All we can do is give them to tools to do it better.

Correct, and in this case, the only viable tool is censorship.
Education is not enough.

Regards
DL
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9/16/2015 4:07:24 PM
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At 9/16/2015 4:04:07 PM, GreatestIam wrote:
At 9/16/2015 9:20:50 AM, Wylted wrote:
We should not censor or view any of these things. The op made a good case for why we shouldn't view these things, and it seems like nobody has responded to his points

Few do. Most men are porn users and they will not put their children ahead of themselves.

Regards
DL

This response is nonsensical. Please rewrite it in a way that is comprehensible to a normal (sane) person. Also the "regards DL" at the end of every single one of your posts seem narcissistic and stupid.
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9/16/2015 4:12:05 PM
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At 9/16/2015 1:08:47 PM, Sravaka wrote:
It's the process that's the problem,

Generation after another is exposed to the aforementioned material in its "youth" guided and influenced by it's elder generation whom lack wisdom to teach the them how, in the face of this sensational cultural reality, to be a responsible, self respecting, and mature generation.

So it's not entirely the porn "per-say", anymore than consumption culture or violent entertainment. It's the obsession with sex, violence, and consumption. - which can only be remedied by wisdom.

Ignorance is the real problem, which points out it's the way in which we become educated that needs addressing.

Long term, I agree.

Men have no manhood training and that is why we have lost our sense of duty to family and we do not know honor enough to be ashamed of the world we are creating.

We are loosing all respect for law and for ourselves.

Prostitution, sex for money, is illegal in most countries yet most countries allow sex for pay when there is a camera there and they call it porn.

Now if that is not hypocrisy, I do not know what is.

Regards
DL
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9/16/2015 4:13:34 PM
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At 9/16/2015 4:07:24 PM, Wylted wrote:
At 9/16/2015 4:04:07 PM, GreatestIam wrote:
At 9/16/2015 9:20:50 AM, Wylted wrote:
We should not censor or view any of these things. The op made a good case for why we shouldn't view these things, and it seems like nobody has responded to his points

Few do. Most men are porn users and they will not put their children ahead of themselves.

Regards
DL

This response is nonsensical. Please rewrite it in a way that is comprehensible to a normal (sane) person. Also the "regards DL" at the end of every single one of your posts seem narcissistic and stupid.

Learn how to read.

Regards
DL
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9/16/2015 4:15:13 PM
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At 9/16/2015 4:04:23 PM, Wylted wrote:
At 9/16/2015 4:01:54 PM, GreatestIam wrote:
At 9/16/2015 9:19:27 AM, Wylted wrote:
At 9/15/2015 7:01:54 PM, GreatestIam wrote:
At 9/15/2015 5:18:52 PM, Greyparrot wrote:
This is a nice, good article about how sexual censorship actually promotes aberrant behavior..


http://www.womenundersiegeproject.org...

Are you suggesting we lift the censorship of child porn?

Regards
DL

I suggest it

Then you promote the rape of children. Nice morals.
Nothing like pushing to create pedophiles and their victims.

Regards
DL

I don't support that teen pregnancy show that glamorizes having babies at 16 years old, but it shouldn't be censored.

??

And you said I make no sense. Pffft.

Regards
DL
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9/16/2015 4:15:35 PM
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At 9/16/2015 4:13:34 PM, GreatestIam wrote:
At 9/16/2015 4:07:24 PM, Wylted wrote:
At 9/16/2015 4:04:07 PM, GreatestIam wrote:
At 9/16/2015 9:20:50 AM, Wylted wrote:
We should not censor or view any of these things. The op made a good case for why we shouldn't view these things, and it seems like nobody has responded to his points

Few do. Most men are porn users and they will not put their children ahead of themselves.

Regards
DL

This response is nonsensical. Please rewrite it in a way that is comprehensible to a normal (sane) person. Also the "regards DL" at the end of every single one of your posts seem narcissistic and stupid.

Learn how to read.

Regards
DL

The "few do" is not well enough explained and could mean 100 things. You also put "regards DL" again. Why do you do that? Are you retarded or a narcissist? Or both?
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9/16/2015 4:20:02 PM
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At 9/16/2015 4:15:13 PM, GreatestIam wrote:
At 9/16/2015 4:04:23 PM, Wylted wrote:
At 9/16/2015 4:01:54 PM, GreatestIam wrote:
At 9/16/2015 9:19:27 AM, Wylted wrote:
At 9/15/2015 7:01:54 PM, GreatestIam wrote:
At 9/15/2015 5:18:52 PM, Greyparrot wrote:
This is a nice, good article about how sexual censorship actually promotes aberrant behavior..


http://www.womenundersiegeproject.org...

Are you suggesting we lift the censorship of child porn?

Regards
DL

I suggest it

Then you promote the rape of children. Nice morals.
Nothing like pushing to create pedophiles and their victims.

Regards
DL

I don't support that teen pregnancy show that glamorizes having babies at 16 years old, but it shouldn't be censored.

??

And you said I make no sense. Pffft.

Regards
DL

How is it nonsensical to be against censorship even to things you disagree with? I agree that it's disrespectful to draw pictures of Muhhamed, but I certainly don't agree with censoring that action.
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9/16/2015 4:26:40 PM
Posted: 1 year ago
At 9/16/2015 2:28:35 PM, Skepsikyma wrote:
This is sham research for political purposes. The entire issue all rests on one study from which people are making exceedingly grandiose claims, and that is the Cambridge study which found that observing porn leads to activation of the ventral striatum, a pleasure reward center of the brain. The headlines, to anyone who has a basic understanding of neurology, were hilarious. 'Porn activates same areas of the brain as cocaine and alcohol', 'porn is addictive', blah blah blah. What all of these articles leave out is that you can be 'addicted' to anything which you enjoy. In fact, the same brain patterns observed here can lead someone to become 'addicted' to socially-motivated action, which is a big predictor of whether someone pulls out of depression or not (http://www.medicinenet.com...). It's also activated by learning a new language (http://www.dailymail.co.uk...). Does this mean OH MY GOD FRENCH CLASS IS JUST LIKE COCAINE AND IS DESTROYING OUR CHILDRENNNN OH GOD LOCK THEM UP AND KEEP THOSE DAMN FOREIGNERS AWAY FROM THEMMM WILL NOBODY THINK OF THE CHILDRENNNNN!!!?!?!?!?! No. It means that sex, social engagement, porn, learning and cocaine are all enjoyable, and your brain wants you to do more of things which are enjoyable.

The difference is that porn is stigmatized in our society, so people are seizing upon spurious conclusions in order to verify their own biases. They're also being impressed and awed by big words which they obviously don't know the real meaning of. Whether or not something is enjoyable ('addictive') does not automatically make it bad.

Do not fear big words.

BTW. Enjoyable and addictive are not synonyms.

http://www.yourbrainonporn.com...

These study results are consistent with 110+ Internet addiction brain studies, many of which also include internet porn use. In short, there's ample (and growing) peer-reviewed scientific support for the addiction model.

Regards
DL