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reply to post by Jay-morris
I had a very religious friend whom belonged to a church that anytime a video store opened, and they rented porn, her church picketed that video store until they closed or stopped selling porn.
I asked her this question....
Did you or your church EVER think that perhaps by taking away that video's store ability to rent porn that perhaps you are also taking away a person whom might find porn as a relief of their problem? Now that you have successfully shut that outlet down, what if that person now goes out and rapes someone, because they no longer have access to their relief.
She was stunned when she thought about it in that way!
As far as children having access???? When I was a very young preteen, we found porn magazines along the road. We hid them and checked em out quite often. Not one of us ever raped anyone!
Perhaps the issue is bad parenting and not porn?edit on 6-4-2014 by seeker1963 because: (no reason given)
reply to post by dampnickers
Difference is, when the internet first came out, alot of children did not have access to computers in there rooms, mobile phones, ipads etc. I remember when i first got the internet. Think i was 22, im 37 now. I paid a bomb for my pc, and a crappy dial up, as there was no super fast broadband at the time.
Yes, we can look at porn when we are adults, but when a child has not come into his own sexually, and has access to all this porn, you have to be worried.
edit on 6-4-2014 by Jay-morris because: (no reason given)
reply to post by Jay-morris
if there wasn't a market for porn, it wouldn't exist.
I wish all those that watch it die and rot in hell.
edit on 6-4-2014 by palmalBlue2 because: (no reason given)
And yes, you could say bad parents because i believe unless you know 100% that you child is protect from internet porn, they should not have access to the internet in there rooms, but in this day and age, with everything connected online, computer,phone,pad, its hard.
reply to post by WhiteAlice
Good post white alice. And i guess you can say the same for videogames (I am a gamer) You hear about these people, who stay locked in their rooms playing online games. I think i few have actually died. But i can def see society going that way, esp with virtual reality that will be hitting our stores very soon.
Also i might add, i read that scientists reckon we are about 25 years away from a form of holodeck. You can just imagine people locking themselves up in that and forgetting the workd around them.
I think porn skews a person's idea of what a healthy sexual relationship is. Look at Japan. They can barely stand to be in bed with each other now. People begin to prefer to idealized world of porn or fantasy sex to reality and they can't relate to each other in intimacy.
reply to post by seeker1963
A healthy sexual relationship is one where the two people in question are real people and a realistic idea of what sex actually is. It isn't what you see on porn.
The sex acts you see in porn are idealized in some way. Either the people are idealized physically or the outcome is idealized or both and that's without getting into the realm of fetish porn.
I understand you know I'm Christian, but I wasn't injecting faith into this at all.
It's true that the Japanese can barely relate to each other intimately anymore. They'd rather not bother. Part of that is the porn - it's just so much better than the reality.