Posts Tagged ‘Pornography’

Ten Things to Think About While You’re Watching ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’

February 18th, 2015 Comments off

This article was first published at National Catholic Register on February 13, 2015.

Do you want to come and see Fifty Shades of Grey with me? You know we really shouldn’t be going to see it. But what the heck. It is just a movie. It is perfectly okay. Since we pretty well know the “plot” will drag in a movie like this, here are a few things for us to think about.

1. We came to this movie because we expected to be sexually stimulated. Anything else, we tell ourselves, is self-deception. Read more…

Porn addiction is as serious as drug addiction

July 2nd, 2014 Comments off

Is this what we have come to with the redefinition of marriage–that a man, a lawyer no less (not sure if that helps or harms my case) wants to legally marry his computer? The second part of this article speaks about the actual, physiological changes that occur in the brains of porn addicts. Spoiler alert: these changes are not good!

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The News Story – Florida man demands right to wed computer

A recent article in The Telegraph reports that a former lawyer, Chris Sevier, recently sought a marriage license to marry his Mac-book computer. In trying to argue his case, Sevier explained that he had become addicted to pornography via his computer, and so, “over time, [he] began preferring sex with [his] computer over sex with real women.” Read more…

Internet porn and children: body and soul

May 6th, 2014 Comments off

Your opinion of how pornography can harm children will depend on what you think children are.

by Karl D. Stephan

David Cameron, the United Kingdom’s Prime Minister, not only thinks porn is bad for children—he’s done something about it. After calling in a speech last year for a change in online access to adult sites in the UK from “opt-out” to “opt-in”, most internet providers were persuaded by Cameron’s government to make porn-blocking filters the default option for their customers. After the change, if an account holder wants to view such sites he or she must actively set the account option to do so. In promoting this initiative, Cameron’s goal was, as he put it, “protecting innocence, protecting childhood itself.” But what I want to ask is, exactly what is the harm that this initiative protects against? Read more…

Shop-window porn violates children’s rights, so let’s fight it

March 17th, 2014 Comments off

by Veronika Winkels

My sister Anna and her husband Jacob have four young children, all daughters whom they are trying to raise to value their own dignity and face the world with self-esteem and confidence.

This, they have discovered, is becoming a full time job, since today’s culture seems bent on actively hindering their efforts at cultivating these virtues in their girls.

If that sounds like a sensationalist spin on the challenges of parenting today, consider this example. While driving her eldest daughter Lucia home from her first piano lesson one afternoon, Anna stops at a red light on a busy intersection in Melbourne. Read more…

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Misogyny: we can’t just blame men and boys

November 11th, 2013 Comments off

by Rachael Wong

This week the Roast Busters sparked outrage across the globe. When I heard about the group of young Auckland boys who sought gratification and entertainment by luring drunk girls – some of them underage – into group sex and then bragged about their conquests on Facebook, I was saddened and disgusted. I was unfortunately not surprised. Read more…

Experiment that convinced me online porn is the most pernicious threat facing children today: By ex-lads’ mag editor MARTIN DAUBNEY

October 10th, 2013 Comments off

By Martin Daubney

The moment I knew internet pornography had cast its dark shadow over the lives of millions of ordinary British teenagers will live with me for ever.

I was sitting in the smart drama hall of a specialist sports college in the North of England with a fantastic reputation. Read more…

Parents need to get smart about porn

October 2nd, 2013 Comments off

by Tamara Rajakariar

When the ex-editor of a men’s magazine tells you that pornography is a problem, that’s probably reason enough to listen. I definitely took notice in a recent article by Martin Daubney, where he called it the “most pernicious threat facing children today”. Read more…

13-year-old says ‘gay porn’ led to repeated rape of 4-year-old

August 27th, 2013 Comments off

by Patrick B. Craine

CALGARY, Alberta, August 10, 2012 ( – A 13-year-old boy is awaiting sentencing in Calgary after pleading guilty to raping a four-year-old boy in his foster home. The teen, identified as T, told police after his arrest on Jan. 3rd that the idea for the assaults, which occurred over the course of a year, came from watching “gay porn” on his foster parents’ home computer. Read more…

Second-hand porn: the spreading circle of damage

July 11th, 2013 Comments off


Editor’s note: The following story deals with sexually-themed subject matter that will not be appropriate for some readers. Discretion is advised.

This is part two in a four-part series. Read part one: “Ubiquitous assailant: The dangerous unasked questions surrounding pornography“. Read part 3: “Why laws to fight pornography aren’t being used.” Read part four: “How couples break the cycle of addiction.”

NEW YORK — The keys jingled in her hand as Lili Bee walked up the steps to her apartment. The New York air was warm and the trees along her street were finally showing traces of spring. Read more…

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The Great Porn Experiment

June 12th, 2013 Comments off

Physiologist Gary Wilson shows that the human brain is not designed to handle the hyperstimulation of internet porn, explaining its devastating consequences.

Watch it here. (The guy explaining this, not porn.)

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