Negative Effects Of Pornography

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Since the invention of the computer and the creation of the internet, technology has come a long way. Computers initially filled up entire rooms to now easily fitting in the palm of the next 10-year old kid, the internet id a platform that is beneficial for the distribution of content such as music and video. Companies across the globe took an early potential the internet had to make them money and push their company 's forward. The pornographic industry hasn 't let this new form of technology pass then by, that can clearly be seen in almost every form of media today with online pornography being one of its most explicit versions. For the past several years, a debate as to whether porn causes negative effects in the individual and social lives…show more content…
Pornography has taken a subliminal role today and has caused people to become desensitized to aggressive forms of sex and intimacy. Pornography has altered people 's perception of quality sex and thus it has come to influence people 's attitudes, behaviors and values for the worse causing them to become desensitized to aggressive forms of intercourse. Individuals who watch pornography are more likely to think of women in a negative stereotypical fashion, have more tendencies to see degrading women as normal and harmless, and have an increased rate of sexual assault crimes towards women. Negative views on women have become ever present because of the desensitizing effect pornography has had one male. Psychologist Edward Dinnerstein of the University of Wisconsin found that brief exposure to violent forms of porn can lead to anti-social attitudes and behavior. Male viewers tend to be more aggressive toward women, less responsive to pain and suffering of rape victims, and are more willing to accepts myths about rape or sexual assault (Rogers).Younger and younger males are being exposed to hardcore forms of pornography at…show more content…
Porn websites, magazines, live streams are full of sexual interactions that consist solely of raping young defenseless women n. Most companies that distribute X-rated content make sure that this category has its own categories. Younger and younger males are finding themselves exposed to these kinds of interactions. This peaks a child 's curiosity because they 've never seen it before causing them to seek out more and more videos, eventually the child becomes desensitized to violent forms of sexual encounters and has increased the chance he will practice what he saw in the video with somebody in the real world leading to rape and sexual assault. Flood M. Child Abuse Review demonstrates exposure to pornography helps to sustain young people 's adherence to sexist and unhealthy notions of sex and relationships. This is especially true amongst boys and young men who are frequent consumers of porn, including more violent material which intensifies attitudes of sexual coercion and increases their likelihood to commit sexual assault

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