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Censoring Pornography on the Internet

- The internet was created for the cold war, in the event that the U.S. were attacked, there would be no communication among the nations leaders, because traditional communication would be disrupted by a nuclear blast. Since that time, the internet survived only though commercialization, the original form of the internet was scrapped when the cold war ended. Now, with this medium in the hands of anyone who wants to pay for service, the Internet has exploded with controversial materials that some people think should be censored....   [tags: Pornography Essays]

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Pornography Does Not Cause Rape

- Pornography Does Not Cause Rape It’s no secret that the United States of America is the number one country in the world for crime and pornography. A lot of speculation is occurring whether or not pornography is the cause of rape. Diana Russell believes whole heartily that pornography is the cause of rape. She claims that pornography shows that women are susceptible and can lead men on by thinking that rape is okay. I would love to know how Mrs. Russell figures that pornography is the primary source for molestation....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Argument Essays]

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Pornography Viewed by The Four Ethical Standards

- The word Pornography is defined as "writings, photographs, movies, etc., intended to arouse sexual excitement". With each year that passes pornography has been more and more accepted, it can be seen in books, magazines, cable television and most of all through the internet. Many religions go against it, but at the same time people know that there is a reason why people go into the business and accepted it an other people just like it. In this paper I will talk about pornography and how it is viewed by the four ethical standards (Utilitarian, Kant, Human Rights and Justice is Fairness)....   [tags: Ethics of Pornography]

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Ethics of Pornography and Its Negative Affect on Women

- Women have long been exploited through pornographic material, such as videos, photos and literature, these materials, more-so now, than ever, portray women purely as sexual objects. The evolution of the business. popularity has done nothing but help fuel a false impression, subjugating women in modern day culture and society, yet still, banning pornography in the US would be nearly impossible, due to complex issues dealing with the first amendment and obscenity laws. With instances of discrimination based on sexual orientation, race or sex being in most cases illegal, the practice of pornography should most definitely not be acceptable or perpetuated, especially in a country like the US wh...   [tags: Pornography Essays]

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Mala Prohibita Crimes

- Prostitution is considered the oldest profession in the world. In any major city around the world, prostitution is a way of life and a thriving business. Many argue prostitution is a victimless crime and should be legalized. In America, prostitution is against the law and enforced by law enforcement agencies across the country. “Cities throughout the United States spent an average of $7.5 to $16 million per year enforcing prostitution laws and addressing negative outcomes associated with prostitution” Murphy, L....   [tags: pornography and prostitution]

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Virtual Child Pornography Should be Legal

- Virtual Child Pornography Should be Legal This nation has several issues over which most people's minds freeze up, with the disastrous drug war probably leading the list. I don't share a feeling of squeamishness and horror when it comes to drugs: What I don't want, I don't take, it's that simple. And I don't spend time fretting that my neighbors might be toking, or snorting, in the privacy of their homes. Child pornography is something else; it pushes all kinds of emotional hot-buttons in me....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Argument Essays]

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Troubling Issues of Child Labor in Between Shades of Grey by Ruta Sepetys

- ... Throughout the beginnings of history, a child working was not uncommon; they took jobs as messengers, apprentices, and worked on farms. However, during the Industrial Revolution, child labor reached new extremes. Children often worked long hours, some as young as 4 years old working for only for 40 cent salaries. Their size allowed them to move in small spaces in factories or mines where adults couldn't fit and were easier to manage and control. Boys in a glass factory working 18-hour shifts were beaten to sustain from falling asleep on the job....   [tags: trafficking, poverty, pornography]

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The Negative Consequences of Pornography

- Watching sexual activities through mass media is prevalent around the world. Due to the recent progress of science and technology, pornography has become a more commercialized activity and a source of prostitution. It is nonetheless certain that everybody does not consume pornography for the same purpose. Some practitioners and producers may consider it as a means of subsistence or a re-enforcement of sexual desire and arousal. Pornography is rejected by many religious organizations on a divine and societal moral basis....   [tags: Pornography Essays]

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Let’s Put Pornography Back in the Closet

- In her essay “Let’s Put Pornography Back in the Closet,” Susan Brownmiller, a prominent feminist activist, argues that pornography should not be protected under the First Amendment (59). Her position is based on the belief that pornography is degrading and abusive towards women (Brownmiller 59). She introduces the reader to the U.S. Constitution’s First Amendment, and explains how it relates to her beliefs on censoring pornographic material (Brownmiller 58). In addition, she provides examples of First Amendment controversies such as Miller v....   [tags: Susan Brownmiller, Pornography Essays]

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Is There any Treatment for Pornography Addiction?

- ... Naltrexone targets the brain reward system by blocking the capacity of endogenous opioids to trigger dopamine release in response to reward. It blocks both the nucleus accumbens and interneuron opioid receptors, thereby facilitating an increase in GABA tone and a reduction in nucleus accumbens dopamine levels through both direct and indirect mechanisms (Balfour, Yu, & Coolen, 2004), resulting in pornography’s decreased salience. Ultimately, via gradual desensitization, the addictive behaviour’s salience should diminish (Schmidt & Beninger, 2006; Meyer & Quenzer, 2005) The blocking of some of the pleasure receptors in the brain has been shown to reduce cravings associated with addiction (...   [tags: sexual addiction, medical advice, naltrexone ]

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Child Pornography and the Supreme Court

- In this paper we shall present an important case involving the governments attempt to defend a child-protection law designed to guard minors against internet pornography. In Ashcroft v. Free Speech Coalition, 00-795, the court heard arguments over the Child Pornography Protection Act of 1996 (CPPA).(Ashcroft) The production or possession of actual child pornography was illegal prior to 1996; the CPPA broadened the definition of child pornography to include images that merely appear to be children engaged in sexually explicit conduct -- for example, images of adults digitally altered to look like children -- or that convey the impression that the individuals involved are minors....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]

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Pornography and Legislation

- Pornography is yet one of the most popular topics of today's society. Questions are being brought up about how pornography has had an effect on our everyday life styles. Pornography provokes violence through its explicates of obscenity through the literature and the media. Technology has been manipulated by these pornographic materials , and this isn't fair to the public. How do we put a stop to this. The law officials are trying to restate some of the laws that refer to the pornographic field, but it has become a great deal of struggling....   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Essay Examples]

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The Problem of Internet Pornography

- The Problem of Internet Porn       This essay will explore the extent of the pornography problem on the Internet, and why they are not as confident under Bush as they were under Clinton. It's one of the hottest industries in America. Yahoo. has profited from it. It's Internet pornography. And with the growth of the Internet, business is booming. But the leaders of the adult entertainment industry are worried. They see the election of George W. Bush and his appointment of Attorney General John Ashcroft as a signal that there may be renewed interest in mounting obscenity prosecutions....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Cyberporn Papers]

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The Undercover Parent: Coben’s Spyware Logic

- Internet is advancing every day, parents have no idea what their kids are doing in cyberspace and are contemplating the idea of spyware. In the article, “The Undercover Parent” by Harlan Coben, he argues the idea of parents putting spyware on kids’ computer is a good idea to keep the child safe. Many American parents have no idea what happens in cyberspace; sex, bullying, and drugs. Parents are torn between protecting their child with spyware and allowing the child to have privacy. Coben uses his friends’ personal experiences to support his argument without leaving room for counterarguments....   [tags: Persuasion, Internet Safety, Pornography]

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Censorship of Pornography

- Censorship of Pornography Sex, Erotica, nude women, three some, these are some keywords for finding pornography on the internet. The censorship of pornography has a positive affect on the United States of America and is a good thing because pornography leads to crime, pornography has no positive effects on society, and censoring pornography is not against the constitution. Crimes and pornography have a direct and apparent link. Eighty-one percent of criminals rate pornography as their highest sexual interest ( )....   [tags: Social Issues Argumentative Censor Porn Essays]

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American Corporations and Internet Pornography

- American Corporations and Internet Porn      In this essay, we shall consider the so-called "reputable" mainstream American companies that are reaping huge profits from Internet porn, as well as related considerations.   Marriott, Westin, and Hilton are known for their pornographic video deliveries to paying rooms, a practice which Omni Hotels discontinued when confronted by the American Family Association. On the other hand, Internet porn companies like Yahoo. In its x-rated Geocities sites, was not intimidated by AFA's threats....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Cyberporn Papers]

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The Benefits of Pornography

- Many people have many ideas and opinions on different things in society. One of these things that come up frequently is a person's opinion on pornography whether it is good or bad for society. My opinion is that porn is good for the society with limitations. Limitations that I believe in are that all persons in the pornography must be or the age of eighteen or older and animal pornography should be banned from print. These limitations could be made by the government or by the companies which make the pornography....   [tags: Pornography Essays]

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Negative Impacts of Pornography

- Explicit images and children How are children negatively affected by pornography and other explicit images. One of my earliest memories of a coming in contact with a suggestive image was when I was about 11 years old, I went over to a friend’s house, her father was out of the house so I was keeping her company till he got back, we decided to watch a movie but we has seen everyone she owned, the then noticed a movie hiding under the chair and pulled, it out, popped in into the VHS player and watch....   [tags: explicity images and children]

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Contrasting Romance Novels and Pornography: Male and Female Preferences

- Contrasting Romance Novels and Pornography: Male and Female Preferences I don’t think I’ve ever read a romance novel, not for school, and certainly not for my own enjoyment. Although I’m not much into pornography either, I get much more excited looking at visual images of attractive women than if I were simply reading about them. Growing up, I remember the opposite to be true for my older sister, who often had romance novels lying around in her room. The contrasts between romance novels and pornography underscore how different female and male erotic fantasies are....   [tags: Comparison Compare Contrast Essays]

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Internet Pornography and Teens

- Internet Pornography and Teens      This essay discusses the social impact of exposing teens to internet pornography.   In a report, "Generation Rx.com: How Young People Use the Internet for Health Information," the Kaiser Family Foundation says that seventy (70%) of teenagers (defined as ages 15-17) "have accidentally come across pornography on the Web." Fifty-seven percent of the teens said "being exposed to pornography would have serious impact on kids under 18," while 41% teens responded that such exposure is "no big deal."(Generation)   Clearly, there is a major failure of adult responsibility when almost three out of four teens report they have accidentally come across pornog...   [tags: Cyberporn Essays Research Papers]

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The Problem of Pornography

-  In the United States someone has to be eighteen years old before they can buy pornography, but just because they have to be eighteen to buy it doesn't mean they have to be eighteen to look at it. Everywhere around the Internet one may stumble upon pornography where anyone, including children, may look at it. Pornography is not something to be proud of and is not something that our children should be able to see randomly on the Internet or in a store at a young age.             In Susan Brownmiller"s essay, "Let"s Put Porn Back in the Closet," she argues that "pornography represents hatred of women, that pornography"s intent is to humiliate, degrade, and dehumanize the female body for the pu...   [tags: Argumentative Essay, Censorship 2014]

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The Negative Consequences of Pornography

- It’s a multi billion dollar industry, it easily accessible by adults and adolescents, its addiction rate is very high. Its not video games or cigarettes it’s Pornography. Pornography is tearing the fabric of society in half and the demand for it is higher than ever. Some people think pornography is just the simple viewing of scantily clad women but it is more than that. The psychological and mental state it puts people in is the worst. Some people think that there isn’t a problem with it but it takes a toll when you don’t notice the effects it is having on your character....   [tags: Pornography Essays]

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How Should The Criminal Justice System Respond? The Issue Of Self Produced Pornography?

- How should the criminal justice system respond to the issue of self-produced pornography. There are many ways in which the criminal justice system can effectively respond to and address the issue of self-produced pornography, this includes: educating the public especially the younger population/audience, enforcing and implementing new or current laws, and viewing previous research and studies related to this topic. Before explaining each reason thoroughly, one must understand the term "self-produced pornography," which in this century with technologies often is referred to as "sexting." However, sexting is when an individual takes a photo(s) of themself and sends them to someone, such as fri...   [tags: Crime, Criminal justice, Law, Sex offender]

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The Morphing of Child Pornography

- Morphing of Child Porn      At issue before the Circuit Courts has been the constitutionality of the 1996 Child Pornography Prevention Act (CPPA) in which Congress sought to modernize federal law by enhancing its ability to combat child pornography in the cyberspace era(Free Speech). There is a split in the circuit courts regarding this bill, and this essay will address the discrepancy.   This piece of legislation classifies an image that "appears to be" or "conveys the impression" of a minor engaging in sexually explicit acts as "virtual" child pornography....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]

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Internet Pornography

- Pornography is a large issue in the United States and is especially debated within the Constitutional right of freedom of speech. The current law on pornography in America is that anyone under the age of eighteen who accesses pornographic material is subject to persecution. There are many arguments on both sides of the debate, including: a modified age for legal pornography access. This argument emphasizes the fact that if we want to be a truly free country, there should be no limitations on what we watch....   [tags: Internet Pornography]

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Teen Pornography And The Imminent Dangers Of Technology

- Sexting defined as the sending of sexually explicit photos, images, text messages, or e-mails by using a cell phone or other mobile devices. Numerous issues have surfaced due to self-produced erotic images and movies that tend to appear throughout online and mobile phone networks. The majority of these issues seems to involve minors, teenage sexuality, child pornography and the imminent dangers of technology, has apparently made unclear the circumstances and repercussions that follows what has been the focus of considerable media attention and social concerns....   [tags: Mobile phone, Internet, Ethics, Cellular network]

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Female Genital Mutilation Within The Media

- I am very glad to have been part of my group. To start we had many interesting topics from Female Genital Mutilation to gender differences in the media. After several topics, we decided to narrow our topic down to the portrayal of women in mainstream pornography. We knew this would be a great topic to explore because we are all affected by pornography even if we are not viewers. After this decision, the goal than became to divide the topic in four different subtopics. We each agree to research out topics and share them on a google documents....   [tags: Gender, Feminism, Gender role, Pornography]

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The Controversy Over Internet Pornography

- The Controversy Over Internet Pornography When the car industry comes to mind, you think of Detroit. When oranges come to mind, you think of Florida. When pornography comes to mind, you think of the Internet. Almost everything in today’s society has its place, and the place for the pornography industry is the Internet. Being almost inevitable, pornography has become part of everyone’s Internet experience. Whether its junk e-mail or a nasty pop-up for $3.99 a month subscriptions, its hard to say that there isn’t anyone out there who hasn’t been exposed to Internet pornography in one way or another....   [tags: Computers]

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The Rise of the Pornography Industry

- We as Americans have choices. Living in the nineties almost everything is acceptable, from dyed hair, body piercings, to homosexuality. When do we say enough is enough. How much can we expose our youth to today without turning them into rapist, murders, and thieves tomorrow. We are leaving them nothing for the imagination. Cartoons are now promoting sex, drugs and violence. We don't have respect for other people's boundaries, bodies, or privacy. Women need to stand up for themselves and stop being what the men want them to be and start respecting their bodies....   [tags: Pornography Essays]

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Internet Pornography, the ACLU, and Congress

- Internet Porn, the ACLU, and Congress       Ashcroft vs. ACLU, 00-1293, deals with a challenge to the Child Online Protection Act (COPA), which Congress passed in 1998. The law, which is the subject of this essay, attempts to protect minors from exposure to Internet pornography by requiring that commercial adult websites containing "indecent" material that is "harmful to minors" use age-verification mechanisms such as credit cards or adult identification numbers.(Child) An earlier version of the law -- the 1996 Communications Decency Act -- was struck down as an unconstitutional restriction of free speech when challenged by the ACLU; the 1998 version attempted to address the constitutio...   [tags: Cyberporn Essays Research Papers]

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The Social Consequences of Communication Technologies

- The Social Consequences of Communication Technologies How many hours have you spent on American Online Instant Messenger when you should have been studying for prelims. Communications shapes our modern society as well as brings many burdens and negative aspects along with it. It does not seem like it is even able to help most of the population of a developing country because most of the people in that country do not have access to modern communications technologies. Current telecommunications technology has enlarged our social lives decreasing our productive time, increased the rate of spreading of negative ideals, and amplified our dependence while diminishing our independence...   [tags: Internet Pornography Web]

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Pornography Is Divided Into Two Sides

- Like with everything else, pornography is divided into two sides. Feminists who favor pornography argues that “pornography can be liberating for women, as they explore their own sexual desire and pleasure, and take control of their sexuality, helping them to become autonomous members of liberal society” (Module #4, Lecture #9, slide 27), while its counterpart claims “pornography reproduces and reinforces patriarchy and women’s subordination, objectifying women’s bodies outside of their sexuality, denying women their humanity by degrading and dehumanizing them in the acts depicted in pornography” (Module #4, Lecture #9, slide 28)....   [tags: Gender role, Feminism, Gender, Pornography]

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The Pornography Debate

- The Pornography Debate Pornography has been the topic of discussion in the court systems for years. Many would like to see legislation against it and software to filter it. The problem is it's not that easy and making laws against it would pose a problem against the first amendment. There have many issues brought up on the grounds that it is demoralizing to women and is filth for the eyes of children. But, is pornography really that harmful. There are many reasons why the government is having trouble putting restrictions on pornography....   [tags: Pornography]

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Adolescence Sexual Development

- ... We can say that sexuality is, in some way, atavistic because is rooted in the society since our first ancestors. An important part of the social conventions is having a mate or “falling in love”, because with that, you can confirm your sexual or gender identity to people and to yourself: “Adolescence is also characterized by falling in love. Few scientists study falling in love, but those who do find that it typically happens first in adolescence, can happen over and over again, and lasts anywhere from a few hours to two years, when it can be replaced by the more mellow state of being in love.” (Bjorklund & Hernández Blasi, 2012) Falling in love is an adolescence natural process that is...   [tags: sex, pornography, biological, love]

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Everybody Knows Big Porn Is Destroying Relationships

- ... A study completed among US college students who were consistent users of adult media sources, tested this theory by asking them to abstain from viewing explicit materials, and record feelings of commitment to their partners. The results showed those who refrained from viewing paid more attention to their relationship obligations. Thus the study concluded that, “Pornography consumption is not only related to weakened commitment in relationships but to the consequences of that decreased commitment, like infidelity,” (Lambert, N....   [tags: pornography, magazines, sexual behavior]

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All Pornography Should Be Legal

- 1. All pornography should be legal. Why the pornography should be legal. As we all know, the only natural way the continuing our generation is sex and sexual activities. It is a one of the basic need for human nature. In this modern society, pornography is not only fulfilling sexual desire of all human’s it is also being the source of high-income for many people. Can any governments guaranty any of the porn stars to stop what they are doing and they can find other jobs with same amount of money by illegalize it....   [tags: Aristotle, Scientific method, Human rights]

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Is Pornography Good?

- Is Pornography Good. Pornography is the theory, Rape is the fact. Robin Morgan, editor of the famous feminist magazine Ms., was quoted as saying this thought provoking statement. This really makes one stop and think. How closely related are pornography and rape, or any violent act for that matter. Many surveys and research studies have been done to answer just that. But the findings have been highly debatable. On one hand, you have people who feel that there is no correlation between the two, that pornography is used only for personal enjoyment, and it stops there....   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]

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A Glaring Societal Problem Exposed in America’s War on Sex” by Dr. Martin Klein

- ... There are plenty of way on doing this such as, filtering the internet, limiting the usage time for children, and having the website where they could get information for their homework already preprogrammed in their computer. This type of control I agree on because parents have that right if they do not want their children accidently viewing explicit information online, which is a growing problem on the internet. We are not able to manage what information goes on the internet. This is why wrong type of information gets past around, which in turn we blame the good sources for failing to stop the problem....   [tags: religion, expression, pornography]

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Art versus Pornography

- Art versus Pornography       Her head rests on her left knee, with her hands clasped on her ankle.  Locks of hair are thrown about in an auburn blaze.  Her tight rosy lips are as red as her cheeks.  Her dark-blue eyes reveal a half-seductive, half-submissive look.  Her legs are in a subdued spread-eagle formation, leaving her crotch area quite visible.  Her white panties leave little to the imagination. The sexual overtones are more than just a coincidence.       Suspend your imagination for a minute and ask yourself if the description formed in your mind a work of art or, instead, a photograph of softcore pornography, found in such magazines as Hustler or Playboy?  Where this description...   [tags: Argumentative Persuasive Topics]

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Behind Closed Doors

- ... “According to research by the London School of Economics, 52% of 11 to 16 year olds have internet access in their own bedroom” (Behr 30). Therefore, 52% of children can enter the digital portal of pornography. What may start as simple experimentation, could lead to a life of pain and sorrow. Behind closed doors, unsupervised kids can see an endless amount of pornographic content. Pornography is an uncomfortable subject to talk about, so it is hard for parents to intervene. The majority of parents are ignorant, or pretend to be ignorant, in order to avoid such discussions....   [tags: pornography and children, porn addiction]

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The Negative Impact of Pornography on Society

- Pornography is tearing apart the very fabric of our society. Yet Christians are often ignorant of its impact and apathetic about the need to control this menace. Pornography is an $8 billion a year business with close ties to organized crime.The wages of sin are enormous when pornography is involved. Purveyors of pornography reap enormous profits through sales in so-called "adult bookstores" and viewing of films and live acts at theaters. Pornography involves books, magazines, videos, and devices and has moved from the periphery of society into the mainstream through the renting of video cassettes, sales of so-called "soft-porn" magazines, and the airing of sexually explicit mov...   [tags: Pornography Essays]

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Impurity with Children

- Pornography is printed or visual material containing the explicit description or display of sexual organs or activity, intended for erotic stimulation. Child pornography is the illegal use of children with in visual material. Children have been used as sexual objects since the beginning of time. It is in this time period children have been laws raised to protect children from abuse in a sexual manner. “Pornography in the modern sense began with the invention of the camera in the early nineteenth century.” (Pg1, Ln11-12) Pornography in the beginning was erotic literature and portraits of their bodies....   [tags: Pornography, Printed, Visual, Explicit, Sexual]

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Female Nudes Are On The Point Of Being Pornography

- Female nudes are on the point of being pornography while some are still considered high end art. Females have been painted nude throughout history of art and will continue to be in the future. It depends on the context of the picture and how the women is being portrayed that decides if it is viewed as pornography that is trying to hide as high end art. “Since pornography may be defined as any representation that achieves a certain degree of sexual explicitness, art has to be protected from being engulfed by pornography in order to maintain its position as the opposition to pornography” (Nead 1990, pg....   [tags: Nudity, Woman, Female, Gender]

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The Government Must NOT Censor Pornography

- It goes by many names, from "smut" to "erotic art." It's as old as civilization itself, and is present in all cultures, with or without the approval of those in authority. It takes many forms, finding expression in literature, music, painting, sculpture and theater, as well as in the more modern media of photography and cinema. Its creators range from the anonymous scrawler to the likes of Catullus, Michelangelo, Shakespeare, Titian, and Wagner; and their talents run the gamut from childishly crude to supremely eloquent....   [tags: Pornography Censorship]

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Child Prostitution and Pornography

- Child Prostitution and Pornography Sexual abuse of children has become a public concern only recently in the United States, young girls and boys have been used to satisfy adult sexual desires for most of our history. Castration of boys, fondling, forced genital or anal intercourse, and sale for prostitution were common through much of Western history. "It was not until the sixteenth century that laws were enacted in England to protect girls and boys under the age of ten from rape and sodomy." (Knudsen,106) p In the nineteenth century, after the exposure of the "white slave" trade, in which young girls were sold or kidnapped and forced into prostitution, the concept of "age of consent" de...   [tags: Exploratory Essays Research Papers]

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Pedophilia and Technology: Advances in Technology Enables Pedophiles Greater Access to Children

- Psychological disorders can exceed more than to just a person with a disorder that needs medication to regulate. Specific disorders not only can hurt the person who suffers from it but it may hurt others around as well. There are many psychological disorders that may be harmful and dangerous to society or a community but the most common one is pedophilia. “Pedophilia is defined as a persistent sexual interest in prepubescent children, manifested in thoughts, fantasies, urges, sexual arousal or sexual behavior” (Seto 164-165)....   [tags: technology, internet pornography]

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The Pros and Cons of Pornography

- For centuries, humans have been creating explicit images to depict their sexual fantasies and desires. Times have drastically changed, however, since the first known sex guide, Kama Sutra, was illustrated in 5th-century India (King 412). The selling of sexually explicit material is a multibillion dollar industry (King 411). Today, with just the click of a mouse, millions world-wide are able to access pornography and see their sexual fantasies come to life (King 418). According to King, “One third of all use of the internet is connected to porn sites,” (419)....   [tags: Pornography Essays]

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The Relationship Between Pornography and the American Culture

- ... (7 Negative Effects of Porn). A review of the online library of romantic comedies on video streaming sites like Hulu and Netflix revealed no less than 50 highly consumer-rated romantic comedies, which may cause the same negative effects as video pornography. Some of the movies include films directed by Woody Allen, Judd Apawtow, and John Hughes. These writer-directors have been recognized as the top producers of romantic comedies that include: Anne Hall, Manhattan, Sixteen Candles, Pretty in Pink, 40 Year Old Virgin, and Forgetting Sarah Marshall....   [tags: illegal, sexual, romantic comedy]

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Internet Censorship of Child Porngraphy

- ... For instance, Facebook does not allow attacks and truly offensive speeches, however it does consent humor or satire (Facebook Guidelines). Analogously, YouTube clearly states that it is “not a shock site” (YouTube Community Guidelines); the company staff reviews flagged videos all day long and censors those who violate their Community Guidelines. When it comes to legal videos that may be inappropriate, the team instantly resorts to age-restriction. Both of these internet giants encourage free speech while supervising it and immediately removing content that is clearly offensive to the general public....   [tags: blocked, information, anamosity, criticism]

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Should Virtual Child Pornography Be Banned?

- In today’s society, people are debating if “virtual” child pornography should be banned. Most people believe that it should, while others believe that it should not be banned at all. Since the Supreme Court decided that “virtual” child pornography is legal, most people have felt that they have made a horrible mistake. By check many articles on this topic, I have decided to use two fairly good articles, written by two well-known editors, Wendy Kaminer, editor at The Atlantic Monthly, and Paul Rodriguez, editor of Insight on the News....   [tags: Pornography Essays]

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Watching Pornography with a Partner is Good for the Relationship

- Pornography is a one of the largest topics that are shunned in today’s culture. How pornography in committed relationships is handled is a problem you do not hear about all the time. In Logan Hill’s (2013) article helps understand the reasoning behind why partners watch porn and at the end explains how to deal with this issue. Hill (2013) identifies that watching pornography with your partner will make the other feel less anxious by knowing the unknown (Hill, 2013). Hill (2013) also implies that another reason why the feeling of inadequacy approaches one is by self-esteem reasons (Hill, 2013)....   [tags: body, sex drive, communicate]

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First Amendment Law And Pornography

- First Amendment Relation to Pornography and Obscenity Pornography refers to sexual materials designed to arouse sexual desire of viewers/readers. The provisions of the First Amendment prohibit the government from abridging the freedom of speech (Hafen 210). Despite the provisions, the US Supreme Court interprets the constitution to identify the limits and boundaries inherent in the First Amendment rights. Accordingly, the First Amendment does not protect two types of pornography: child pornography and obscenity (Hafen 210)....   [tags: United States Constitution]

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Pornography : The Market Of Pornography

- 2.1 The Market of Pornography Recent decades have witnessed a growing interest on studying pornography consumption by many academia and scholars from different disciplines, such as economics, sociology and psychology. According to D’Orlando (2011), sex market is considerably vital for many academia and scholars in comprehending the transformation of contemporary customs (D’Orlando, 2011). For example, the study of pornography market may assist in understanding the evolution of the medium of expression....   [tags: Pornography, Internet, Working class]

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Internet Pornography

- Since the internet is so easy, accessible and essentially unregulated, it leaves room for many controversies, including electronic commerce, credit card fraud, invasion of privacy and more. One of the most controversial problems is internet pornography. Imagine receiving unwanted e-mail and suddenly get sent nude pictures of people and links which invite you to more of what they have already shown. Think about your son, daughter or even yourself being on a music site and you accidentally click a link and before you now it you are being subjected to hard core pornography....   [tags: Essays Papers]

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Internet Censorship

- All I wanted to do was shop for new shoes online, but instead I was staring at a webpage packed with lewd photographs. I was only 14. I certainly was not looking to be directed to such a vulgar website; however, much to my dismay, I had simply mistyped the URL to a popular sporting goods store and found myself face-to-face with something I was much too young to see. Unfortunately, this happens all too often. A staggering amount of young children are accessing pornographic material online, whether they want to or not....   [tags: Internet Pornography Essays]

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Pornography and Sexual Fantasies

- How do people satisfy curiosities. It used to be that people satisfied curiosities by asking other individuals about the topic, or even looking up the answer in a book. In today’s world, any curiosity can be entertained by performing a web search of the curiosity one has. This form of discovering something new is easy and fast. This method of accessing information sounds great, but what happens when an adolescent has a sexual curiosity. He or she will most likely type something sexually related into a search engine and very quickly encounter explicit content, which does more than just satisfy the individual’s sexual curiosity....   [tags: self-stimulation, ejaculation, sexual experience]

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The Impact of Internet Pornography on American Society

- Pornography is nothing new to American society, so why would there be a problem with the merging of the internet and pornographic material. Why would it make a difference if the material is online or in a magazine. In this paper, the issue of internet porn will be discussed in terms of its relation to the addiction of online porn, desensitization to sexual violence and rape, encouragement of sexual violence, objectification of women, sexual compulsiveness, and the reshaping of expectations regarding sex and body images....   [tags: Internet Porn Essays]

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Consuming Pornography: Porn and the Brain

- Porn and the Brain “Consuming pornography does not lead to more sex, it leads to more porn. Much like eating McDonalds everyday will accustom you to food that (although enjoyable) is essentially not food, pornography conditions the consumer to being satisfied with an impression of extreme sex rather than the real.” -Virginie Despentes. Pornography is not a force that is relatively new, but new enough that in today’s world of modern medicine, and medical advances, we are seeing effects and by-products of pornography not formerly seen....   [tags: like a drug, dopamine]

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Effects of Internet Pornography

- Effects of Internet Pornography It used to be almost impossible for children to get pornography. Comer stores would place adult magazines such as playboy on the top rack behind all the other magazines so that only the title was visible and it was out of reach of children. Movie stores would have separate rooms at the front of the store for their porn videos; this way they could monitor who went into the room. In today's technologically advanced society, pornographic magazines and videos are becoming extinct....   [tags: Internet Essays Media]

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The Case Of Revenge Pornography

- Relationship Scandal Over the past few decades, there has been an abundance of people faced with being a victim of blackmail or a threat that will ruin their reputation. If someone personally hasn’t dealt with this, they at least know someone that has experienced the harassment of a former lover through the sharing and exposure of inappropriate videos and images. These people are at fault to Revenge Pornography, also known as the Relationship Privacy Act. Revenge Pornography is the uploading, and or distribution of sexually explicit content of an individual without their permission or consent....   [tags: Pornography, Internet, Victim]

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Child Pornography: The Fuel for Pedophiles

- According to the American Heritage Dictionary the word pornography means: Sexually explicit pictures, writing, or other material whose primary purpose is to cause sexual arousal. The term child pornography applies for the sexual explicit material who involves minors of eighteen years of age. The human being as part of a civilized society it is meant to evolve and eradicate some kind of behaviors that make us go back as society and degrade our human nature. No matter the harshness of the punishments against the people who posses, make, distribute and so on child pornography this is something that is growing day by day and can be proved by the statistics....   [tags: minor, victims, power, objects, law]

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Pornography is Immoral

- In recent years, the term pornography has been primarily associated with that which is accessed and streamed over the internet, rather than the literal definition of, “obscene writings, drawings, photographs, or the like, especially those having little or not artistic merit.” This form of visual pornography is a popular and successful business as it is viewed for fulfilling pent up sexual desires, however it promotes the act of having multiple sex partners without the need of any commitment. Although it is for this reason that this business is permitted, there are many overlooked, long – term affects that have become topics of controversy....   [tags: Pornography Essays]

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The First Amendment Right On Pornography

- The First Amendment right relates to pornography in that and obscenity in that pornography has not always been treated in a manner that would equate to free speech. The common argument for or against it is that it is or isn’t a work of art, and has had multiple interpretations and definitions set and revisions since 1973 by the supreme court. (CITATION) There have also been processes created by the supreme justices, most notably of Justice Burger, who in the case of Miller v. California served as chief justice, gave the majority opinion in that “[t]he basic guidelines for the trier of fact must be: (a) whether 'the average person, applying contemporary community standards ' would find that...   [tags: First Amendment to the United States Constitution]

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The Effects of Violent Pornography on Male's Aggression towards Women

- ... Sampling Procedure: Before the experiment, all 120 participants will be given informed consent forms that fully go over the experiment’s procedure, goal, as well as the knowledge that they are free to leave at any time, for any reason, and without penalty during the experiment. After consent was given, the participants were asked to fill out a 300 question survey regarding the amount of pornography consumed weekly and their attitudes on violence against women. Participants were also asked what their likelihood to rape would be if they were guaranteed that they would not to be caught or punished....   [tags: promoting rape culture]

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America Needs Internet Censorship

- Tears begin to fall down a child’s face. Her body goes into shock out of fear. Her mother warned her about watching inappropriate content, and there it was, right on her computer screen. This could not have happened though. All she was doing was casually browsing the internet before a pop-up appeared. Although it may seem hard to believe, the major cause of events such as this is the lack of censorship on the internet. Internet censorship relates to the removal of offensive, inappropriate, or controversial content published online....   [tags: Internet Pornography Essays]

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Sexting: Is It Child Pornography?

- Teenagers in this world of technology have surpassed the written laws put into place to protect our citizens from child pornography. When child pornography laws were placed into the law books there was no internet, no mobile phones, and no social media. These laws were put into place to protect the vary people and children that are using technology. Technology that is used to produce explicit photos of those same people. The problem we are facing now is that the law does not cater to individuals....   [tags: teenagers and communication technology]

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Is Pornography A Ethical Issue Of Pornography?

- What is pornography. And why is it in such demand. Pictures, movies, internet, ext. showing or describing people naked, having sex, or doing any explicit things to cause sexual excitement, is pornography. There are many reasons, why pornography is in demand. Pornography is used for arousal, pleasure, training, prevention. Everyone who chooses to engage in pornography, has there own reasons, as to why. Utilitarianism is an ethical issue of pornography. Utilitarianism; A natural way to see whether an act is the right thing to do (or the wrong thing to do) is to look at its results, or consequences....   [tags: Ethics, Morality, Pope John Paul II]

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How Technology Has Changed Our Lives

- It is hard to believe a time ever existed when terms like smartphone, texting, touch screen, internet and sexting were not part of our everyday lives. We live in an era of the information superhighway, where through the use of large scale communication resources like the internet exchange and retrieval of data happens at lightening speeds. In order to keep up with the demand for an efficient transfer of data and improve mass communication our technology has had to evolve dramatically over the years, gadgets had to be developed, upgraded and distributed to meet the growing demand....   [tags: Mobile phone, Adolescence, Pornography]

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Critical Issues On The Internet

- I write this proposal to regard critical issues on the Internet. What is Internet. It is often described as a network of networks (Graham, p.1). Internet links millions, billions of people together regardless people’s race, nationality. It’s a brand new virtual world. Therefore, do we need to legislate laws of online behaviors. Is it necessary. I would say it is obliged to establish rules for the sake of us and our country. The existing laws have limitations when applied to cyberspace. The current law cannot tackle the situation of rising illegal or immoral behavior on the Internet....   [tags: Internet, Pornography, Freedom of speech]

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The Mask You Live By Jennifer Siebel Newsom

- George Orwell quote, “He wears a mask, and his face grows to fit it.” The documentary, “The Mask You Live In”, directed by Jennifer Siebel Newsom shows different ages of males who struggle to be themselves while battling America’s limited meaning of manliness. George Orwell quote, “He wears a mask, and his face grows to fit it.” Influenced by the media, among their age group, and the grown-ups in their lives, adolescents dissociate their emotions, disrespect women, and is aggressive. Society gender stereotypes affect young males to change to fit into the societal norm as they characterize “real” men....   [tags: Man, Male, Pornography, Suicide]

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Child Pornography: A Serious Crime

- Child Pornography is a particularly serious crime in the United States. The crime involves exploitation of children sexually by offenders who seek to benefit either directly or indirectly from the vice. This article looks at child pornography in different perspectives and explains its trends in arrests made in the year 2000 and 2006. The article used data from the national juvenile online victimization study, which is a longitudinal survey of a sample of 2500 law enforcement agencies in the US....   [tags: Pornography Essays]

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Pornography Is An Acceptable Form Of Expression

- "People pay more money for pornography in America a year than they do on movie tickets, more than they do on all the performing arts combined"(). However, public views on pornography range from condemnation, because of the disturbing acts or images it portrays, to an acceptable form of expression for both men and women.  "Attacks on pornography come from both religious conservatives, who see pornography as encouraging impersonal, casual sex, and from feminists who claim that pornography makes the plight of women worse by encouraging misogynist, sexist, and patriarchal attitudes"().  One the other hand pornography can be seen as liberating, empowering and even educational....   [tags: Human sexual behavior, Sexual intercourse]

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The Pornography And Its Effects On The Individual And Social Lives Of People

- 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....   [tags: Rape, Human sexual behavior, Sexual intercourse]

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Internet Pornography

- Internet Pornography Material that is reserved for adult use has been widely available to everyone via the Internet. Without any regulation the Internet has remained untouched until a few days ago when the president passed the Communications Decency Act. This law was put into effect to put an end to the problems that have derived from the Internet. The CDA makes it a crime to knowingly send "indecent" material that could be viewed by a minor over a computer online service or on the Internet computer network....   [tags: Cyberporn Research Papers]

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Should The Pornography Be Legalized?

- Prostitution is often been said to be one of the oldest profession. With many great and respected civilizations carrying out this practice, it seems normal that prostitution would not be harshly punished. As consenting adults, people have the freedom to choose what they do with their body. That is why the pornographic industry exists. Porn is just filming people who are being paid to have sex. But it is not. Prostitution is more like slavery while porn is more like the movies. That is, actors who are acting....   [tags: Human trafficking, Prostitution, Rape]

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Technology and Catching Child Pornography Users

- In this society today, fathers of children all the way to school psychologists are being caught with child pornography today. The crime for child pornography has been becoming a very serious situation and has led to 4,000 arrests, 1,600 people charged and 1,200 convictions. What new technology does is create opportunities to do as a job that customers want done, such as helping police find crimes on the internet. The arrests in child pornography have majorly increased based on the help of technology in society today, the help of online chat rooms, high-technology-based police work, and a simple white van....   [tags: online chat rooms, watchers, users, predators]

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Child Pornography And Its Effects On Human Trafficking

- In today’s society, you can find just about anything using internet search engines such as Google, Firefox, Internet Explorer, etc. There tend to be many hidden illegal sites that consist from anything of piracy, child pornography, drug trafficking or even human trafficking. Although, when most of these sites are found, they are immediately taken down, but these sites are constantly being put up that it is difficult to take down every single site. In my search, I found a website called backpage.com that is commonly known as an escort service, which allows clients to call and set up an appointment for sexual favors either at a hotel, their home, or any desired destination....   [tags: Crime, Gang, World Wide Web, Prostitution]

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The Legality of Child Pornography

- The Legality of Child Pornography Child pornography is an ongoing issue as technology progresses in today’s world. Now there are ways to produce child pornography without actually using a real child. While there are acts and laws to protect the children, there are still many unsatisfied people on each side of the issue. There are people who believe the adult entertainment companies, who produce the child pornography; they believe that their First Amendment rights are being violated with current acts and laws against it....   [tags: Child Pornography Debate Essays]

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The Effects of Sexual Abuse of Children

- Sexual Abuse of Children Sexual abuse is a very common and prevalent problems in the United States. Approxmately 80,0000 cases of child abuse are reported every year. ("Child sexual abuse," 2011) However, these numbers may not be accurate. Several cases of sexual abuse go unreported. “It is estimated that one in four women are sexually abused during the childhood” ("Definitions, scope, and,"). The actual number of sexually abused males is vastly underreported, but it estimated that possibly “one in six males are sexually abused as children”("Definitions, scope, and," ) ....   [tags: children, incestuous, pornography]

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Virtual Child Pornography Is Morally Wrong, Law Or No Law?

- Anyone with a device that has Wi-Fi capabilities can easily log onto the internet and type in three simple letters; XXX. Typing in these letters will bring up thousands of databases filled with pornography, including that of virtual child pornography. The matter of using children as sexual objects is morally wrong, law or no law, virtually generated or not. To force children to perform sexual activities, even on camera is very harmful and a crime, even though the courts know this, the approval of virtually generated child pornography, has been approved for quite some time now because it supposedly does not put an actual child in harm’s way, yet it provokes sexual predators the idea to fant...   [tags: Child abuse, Abuse, Neglect]

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