People have different opinions about pornography. Some people are for it, some against it. But in general, everyone has some views on it. However, the question is, "Is pornography bad?" In this article, we will answer this question through some examples.
"There is no doubt that pornography leads to more negative consequences than the use of natural sexual activities." According to Dr. Kort, a professor of human sexuality at the De La Salle Institute of University College, California, "The effects of porn consumption may be greater than the negative effects of sexual abstinence." Therefore, Dr. Kort says that viewing porn should be included in sex education classes for teens and adults alike.
The first main article on this subject we are going to look at is "Opinion". This article says that the mere presence of masturbation is not considered to be obscene. Therefore, it is not the media or the MPAA that are making the laws about what is considered to be obscene, but the public. They determine what is "pornographic" based on the content and their own preferences. Because most people enjoy pornography, it is hard to change their minds about it, even when forced to do so by society.
The second main article we are looking at is "ittal". This article says that it is not the government's job to police the viewing of pornography. Therefore, they cannot ban any form of pornography from being viewed on the internet or demand that pornography content be made available without charge. The same goes with school curriculums. No one has the right to force children to learn what is considered to be "offensive".
The third main article we are looking at is "child pornography addiction". This article says that there is a strong connection between exposure to pornography at an early age and developing an adult pornography addiction. It also mentions some of the more common sexual problems a child may face and how these are likely to be helped through child pornography. This may help explain why the government's Preventing Child Sexual Abuse and Sexual Harassment Legislation is not effective in eliminating porn from the internet.
The fourth and final main article is "neuroticism". This describes how pornography can change the way our brains work. There are links to porn consumption and erectile dysfunction occurring within several areas of the brain that control sexual pleasure. Once a person has consumed porn, the normal processes within the brain no longer exist. Instead, the user becomes addicted to sexual stimuli.
This can have an effect on both their physical and mental health. Over time, it can cause various sexual dysfunctions including loss of libido, anxiety over potential shame from exposing sexually inappropriate acts, lack of sexual interest and performance, as well as an increase in violent sexual behavior. It can also lead to other more serious sexual dysfunctions such as abnormal sexual drive or an inability to achieve orgasm. The use of pornography in the home video market also contributes to the number of erectile dysfunction cases being reported.
Recently, there was another format war erupting over the availability of adult material on the internet. There were concerns that certain types of media were being "sold" by porn companies without their owners' knowledge. This format war is currently under way and there appears to be little evidence of the "sold" format war becoming a reality. People seem to be responding better to legitimate websites than they do to sites that are operating illegally. For now, at least, the adult industry is flourishing while there appears to be little sign of an end to the growing obsession with pornography.