Was it porn that twisted the mind? Or was it porn that the person used to try to divert an already twisted mind?
"Was it porn that twisted the mind? Or was it porn that the person used to try to divert an already twisted mind?"
It's probably a little of both.
A person who makes the decision, first of all, to view porn has made a decision to look at something twisted.
It is not real - it is a distorted and twisted image.
The image reinforces the desire - and maybe to "graduate" to a greater degree of depravity.
A man may stop here (viewing adult women) - or he may decide to view teenage girls. He may stop there or go on to view children.
It doesn't matter to the victims who are raped, kidnapped, or killed though.
They don't get the luxury of considering the first amendment right of their attacker or of the porn industry.
And as long as their are people out there who think this stuff is harmless - there will continue to be a steady flow of innocent victims.