Skip to comments.What the ‘Average Joe’ Can Do About Porn…and Why - (caution; for adult readers only)
Posted on 05/24/2005 1:42:28 PM PDT by CHARLITE
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Hmmmmm...... I don't know about you, but I find orgasms to be VERY entertaining.
WTF?? If they're "hard-working" they don't need welfare handouts from me.
I thought it was dihydrogen monoxide that was found in every cancer and carcinoma...
Ah, here it comes now.
So according to you, anyone who believes porn is immoral is the "Christian Taliban".
Folks like you are no better than the worst leftist scum.
True, although I have met Ms. Harris, and frankly wouldn't mind seeing Katherine in Playboy.
I didn't want to get so beastly technical...
I don't remember what OWK's screen name meant.
"What do these people have against Orgasms?"
The fact that other people are having orgasms and not them.
One Who Knows
My comments were meant for Bella Bru. Sorry again.
Oh, I didn't realize it was screen name. :)
Unless you enjoy it, then it's all good.
Okay, so now, if I don't agree with the gay agenda - I'm a lesbian? Does that mean that if you hetero-bash you are secretly straight?
Thanks. That's a good starting point to research it myself.
Wow, I did not know that. Of course, I am getting old..
This shows the ignorance you have with the Christian Faith.
It isn't about, "Thou Shalt Nots..."
Religion has the "shalt nots", a faith in Jesus isn't a hinderance in life, but Freedom!
It's a good thing Gore's lawyers didn't realize what a dimwit she is -- they could have challenged her to prove that Jeb didn't personally throw away thousands of Gore ballots while laughing maniacally, and she would have been helpless to refute the argument.
I agree with your underlying premise completely. We were talking more in terms of what happens on a daily basis after a long days work and rather than getting appreciation and affection, we are greeted with utter nonsense about frivolous matters that completely saps the urge to have sex with the other person.
Most guys are really decent and want to do the right thing. However, when a pattern of rejection sets in, there is also a pattern where the guy goes to his outlet to get what little satisfaction he can.
What guy after a long day wants to hear about how he needs to spend more money on crap or hear hear about how his mother is not nice enough to his wife or about some other stupid S$%&^????
You are right in the long term, but I telling you the reality of what usually goes on.
Unless you enjoy it, then it's all good.
Well, no. At least not for that reason of its own accord. And something need not be either evil or good. It can be neither.
Foaming at the mouth haters of Christianity would rather be governed by a "libertarian" coalition of drug dealers, pimps, and abortionists than us kooky "Jebus" worshippers.
Personally, I don't think hipster rock n' roller types spend enough time thinking for themselves to hate anything to any real degree, but it's definitely disparaging. Jesus is a major buzzkill in those circles, don't'cha know.
That was Doctor James Dobson. He's not an ordained minister, but he's a licensed psychologist and one of THE most respected members of the conservative movement. I'd say he knows what he's talking about.
How is it you know so much about it, hmmmmm?
I watch porn at times and have been faithful from day one, for now eight years. I have never cheated or even looked at another woman with that intent.
I can't believe that some of you would have people in Congress regulate your life in this regard. Give me a break.
Or something can be both evil and good and neutral, for that matter, depending on context. That applies here.
Hey Kids ! Want Good Sex? Try Abstinence. http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1298761/posts
How has the best sexual satisfaction... Those single swingers or married Christian women? You might be surprised to find the latter is the correct answer.
That's really what it comes down to. Christianity is a faith grounded in moral absolutes. Some folks will never be able to accept that.
Watching porn is cheating on your wife. You aren't focusing your attention to her
I would say your relationship isn't all that great.
Congress to regulate my life in this regard, gimme a break. I don't want or need congress to regulate me, that isn't liberty, or freedom.
Thanks. Better yet with a name. Yes I know of Dr Dobson. I'd just never heard anything to the contrary regarding Bundy and I have a professional interest on that particular subject.
Then you do not believe in absolutes, do you?
No, you're just a chronic CHRISTIAN-HATER.
And His name is J-E-S-U-S C-H-R-I-S-T -- not "Jebus." What's the matter -- does it make you cringe to utter His name? BOO!! Afraid you'll turn into a pillar of salt?
Btw, do you EVER tire of your pathetic Christian-bashing at every turn??
Thank you!I will check this out Char..
And for those that make a joke out of this it isn't funny..
All of the children that use the Internet and have no idea that some old fart is looking for a kid to rape is sad..I have never been to a porn site and know nothing about what is on them..I can tell you there have been some political sites that should be rated R that I have seen. The people on them are trash and I guess there are children that read them.Some of the poster say they have grandchildren that read the sites.I posted on one until all the tramps came out to flirt with the dirty old men that act like a dogs in heat..When that happened I never went back.And I guess the same trash is still there.
Of course I believe in absolutes.
I just don't accept the immoral Christian version of absolutes.
Let's see, what other arguments can be made on this premise? How about 'all guns should be banned because all perpetrators of shooting-related crimes possessed a gun?' Or 'alcohol should be banned because every drunk driver was intoxicated?' Or even 'swimming pools and bathtubs should be banned because most home-related drownings involve them?'
...Cyber Tip Line collected about 1,500 reports of possible child pornography...
...that the sexual slavery trade is the third-largest source of funds for organized crime...
These things are already illegal. Broadening the scope of what's illegal to include something not directly causing these crimes punishes law abiding citizens for the crimes of others. Ask the pro-gun folks how they feel about that.
...studies showing that brain activity associated with craving pornography is identical to any other behavioral or chemical addictions.
Other addictions such as gambling, alcohol, sweets, politics, religion, etc. maybe? If citing instances of potential addictiveness is grounds for banning something, the list of what can be made illegal could get pretty long.
Its purpose is not to entertain. Its purpose, he said, is to lead the viewer to achieve arousal and orgasm as quickly and frequently as possible.
And all we have to do is hand over our right to decide what we consider 'entertaining' to someone else. I'm sure they will always make the right decision for us. What's a little censorship among us 'enlightened' people?
Theres a financial interest the more the buyer gets aroused by pornography and achieves orgasm, the more he will purchase. Comparing the purchasing frequency of mainstream movies and pornographic ones makes that clear.
Well, can't argue with that. Whodathunk the porn industry was in it for the money?
When the movies, magazines and Web sites just arent cutting it anymore, the user moves to the final stage: acting out.
Which explains why the millions of porn consumers are all running around raping and terrorizing whole communities - what? You say they aren't? Oh well, don't let contradictory facts get in the way of a good supporting argument.
The purveyors of pornography repeatedly challenge us to prove that pornography causes violent crime, said Rep. Harris. I challenge them to prove that it does not.
Then let's make all motorists prove they're not speeders, all television owners prove they aren't stealing cable, all gun owners prove they aren't murderers, all...well, you get the idea. It sure would be easier to convict people if they always had to prove a negative instead of us actually having to prove they did it.
Bah. I'm getting tired of going through this piece of crap line by line. And you the reader, assuming you are still reading this book-length post of mine, are probably getting tired of reading it. Anyone who still thinks I am wrong will continue to do so regardless of whatever else I could write.
Do those that wish to see the extermination of the Jewish (conversion of the Jews) faith ever get tired? Nope.
Hmmm, just hit me... Then you aren't looking at women in those porn videos or mags are you?
I didn't think so.
They, like everyone else, need to take baby steps before they can run.
Where did you hear the term "Jebus?" I know that the neo-Nazi apologist (and onetime contributor to National Review) Revilo Oliver used to mock those who were "high on Jesus Juice." Then again, he also attacked Christianity as a "semitic perversion."
There isn't an immoral version of absolute, an absolute is true for all prople all places fro all time. It isn't about any idea
A woman's psychological need for sex isn't as strong as a man's is.
Well, when people atart clamoring for more government intervention, who do you think will be making the regulations? Ask if you would feel comfortable with any of the following making laws about porn:
1. Bill Clinton: President of the United States
2. Gingrich: Speaker of the House
3. Gore or Kerry?
Who? Who do think has the right to tell me what and what I cannot watch that does not involve child porn or some other illegal act???????
As far as my relationship goes, it has lasted than most marriages do, and my significant other will be the first one to tell you that I probably give her too much attention.
You really should not make suppositions about that you know nothing about.
I suspect that it's also a sense of being on the losing side of history.
Genteel anti-Semitism finally because socially unacceptable because of its association with the Enemy (Naziism). The theocratic strain of statism is in obvious danger of facing the same fate, for the same reason, in this generation.
Then right is right, wrong is wrong. Evil is evil. Evil canoot be good, no matter where you are.
My former boss, a southerner, chronic mispronouciation.
Of course you didn't infer that.
What you did was to imply that.
Try to keep the two straight in future.