Many people who enjoy pornography also admit it’s disgusting. But a lot of things are disgusting, such as reruns of “Step By Step.” People tend to make more of a hubbub about porn, which doesn’t make much sense.
It seems like the only real problem people have with watching porn is, it’s gross. This is true. Real sex, however, is far grosser. No one ever got a disease from watching a video.
However, addiction to pornography can lead to sexual impotence, leading to an even bigger addiction as it becomes the only available outlet.
“A new German study in JAMA Psychiatry found men who watch an excessive amount of pornography tend to have less volume and brain activity in regions linked to reward and motivation … . As men continually watch porn to feel stimulated, their ability to become naturally stimulated is severely hampered,” Rehabs.com reported on a study on the subject.
OK. And the problem is? It seems the only problems caused by these developments are not problems at all but possible solutions to other problems such as overpopulation or sexual assaults.
The more impotent men in the world, the fewer unplanned pregnancies — and planned —pregnancies.
Anyone caught in a traffic jam could confidently say there are too many people being born.
The more impotent men running around, the fewer sexual assaults.
There are worldwide statistics showing areas with more Internet access report fewer sex crimes.
“Since 1993, violent crime in America has dropped by 58 percent. But the progress in this one realm has been especially dramatic. Rape is down 72 percent and other sexual assaults have fallen by 68 percent,” according to reason.com.
It just so happens that the ’90s is when the Internet became readily available to almost everyone.
Think about it. If a fellow is at home with a bag of jelly beans, he doesn’t risk a prison sentence to go out and get jelly beans.
Ladies should be glad that porn exists since it may have already saved them from a horrible incident at some point in their lives. It is possible. An impotent rapist is the only good kind of rapist.
It is a shame that so many men struggle with porn addiction.
The solution, however, is people learning how to discipline themselves — not to just take porn away from everyone. For some men, if they cannot see naked ladies on their computers, they’ll look other places.
Another outdated argument is “porn is sexist toward women.” Some of it very well may be. However, pornography, like snowflakes, has millions of different shapes. Lots of it does not even include women. But assuming that it is sexist, why is sexist pornography bad when “Real Housewives” shows are OK?
Pornography may cause damage to people’s sex drives. This should not matter, though, since we all seem to have forgotten something. Sex is obsolete. Ever since humankind figured out how to freeze sperm, there has been absolutely no reason for people to have sex.
People still do it, though. Why?
Many who are against pornography will say that sex is still relevant. They say it is still relevant because sex can be a beautiful expression of love. That’s a sweet thought. I think I’ll watch some beautiful expressions right now.
What can I say? I’m a romantic.