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Originally posted by jimmyx
Originally posted by Bigwhammy
reply to post by Sublime620
Hugh marketed it and sold it to America. But Porn is just a symptom of a larger moral decay. MTV would have been called porn in the 1950s.
We are going the way of Rome I fear.
The Decline of America
well finally ....i do agree with your very last sentence, but for different reasons...i wish more people would get mad as hell and petition our government in mass to make some long needed changes
A lower per capita crime rate and historically high availability of pornography in many developed European countries (e.g. Netherlands, Sweden) has some researchers to conclude that there is an inverse relationship between the two, such that an increased availability of pornography in a society equates to a decrease in sexual crime. Some researchers speculate that wide availability of pornography may reduce crimes by giving potential offenders a socially accepted way of regulating their own sexuality. Moreover, there is some evidence that states within the U.S. that have lower rates of internet access have a greater incidence of rape.
Originally posted by slackerwire
reply to post by BadgerJoe
He made a LEGAL product (the product doesn't violate any laws), and simply because some people objected to the content he was convicted. That is inherently wrong, and as I said before, goes against the foundations of what this nation was founded upon.
If they dont like it, they dont have to buy it. Nothing could be simpler.
Originally posted by BadgerJoe
reply to post by deadline527
It's not the "plotline', if you call it a plot, it's the acts performed and how they are performed. Very rough sex, simulated rape, urination and verbal abuse just for starters. His product is far from the what is considered the norm in the porn industry.
[edit on 8-6-2008 by BadgerJoe]
Originally posted by BadgerJoe
reply to post by slackerwire
Looks like the people in FL thought what he made was an illegal product and acted accordingly by their laws. Legal in one place isn't always legal in another, afterall.
Originally posted by deadline527
reply to post by Camilo1
Rough sex is far from rape. Very very far. He was selling the exact same thing that countless other companies market, just they felt the need to make an example out of him for some reason.
Originally posted by AshleyD
What if I had said, 'As usual, the liberal left is trying to tell us all how to think?' Well, for one I would probably get in trouble for political baiting knowing my luck. But mostly it would look like I'm not open to an opposing perspective. Three or four times in the last two pages alone I have seen snide remarks to the conservative view. So exactly who is trying to press the other side into submission? We're here and we have an opinion on the matter. Hopefully we are welcome in this thread and the personal sniping will subside.