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The Ungodly Business of Pornography
The Christian Diarist ^ | May 26, 2012 | JP

Posted on 05/26/2012 12:59:12 PM PDT by CHRISTIAN DIARIST

The porn industry was featured last night on CNBC, which took its viewers “inside the $13 billion business of pleasure.”

Well, there is no doubt that millions of Americans derive pleasure from porn, which may be found at the magazine stand, in the video store, on regular and pay-per-view cable and, of course, all over the Internet.

But it is the passing pleasure of sin, as the Scripture warns us. It has a corrosive effect on our souls.

That is borne out by the powerful testimonies of men and women alike who have experienced, first-hand, the deleterious effects of porn on their lives; whose woeful stories were not presented on CNBC.

Like the Virginiapsychologist who’s husband’s porn addiction led him to abandon her and their five children.

Writing in the National Review, she recounted that her man hooked up with “an unemployed alcoholic with all the physical qualities of a porn star – bleached blonde hair, heavy makeup, provocative clothing, and big breasts.”

She was convinced that her former husband “succumbed to the allure of the secret fantasy life he had been indulging since adolescence.” And she cited several studies backing up her conclusion that porn alters behavior.”

What I find most compelling about her testimony was her conclusion that porn gives “the impression that aberrant sexual practices are more common than they really are, and that promiscuous behavior is normal.”

Michael Leahy, author of “Porn Nation,” offered the perspective of a wayward husband, whose youthful porn habit led an adult sex addiction.

“It took losing my 15-year-marriage,” he lamented, “my boys, my job, my affair partner, any hopes of reconciliation with and re-marrying (my former wife), and a whole lot of money to hit rock bottom. That’s what it took to finally get my attention.”

Leahy now devotes himself to travelling around the country, evangelizing against the evil of pornography.

Then there is Sophia Lynn, who starred in porn films to make money to support herself and her child after a divorce, she told ABC News.

She was delivered from the supposed business of pleasure with the intercession of Heather Veitch, an ex-stripper turned Christian evangelist. Lynn gave her life to Christ and took a job as a church secretary in Sioux Falls,S.D.

“This is like a dream,” said the former porn star. “I feel like my life has been saved.”

The testimonies of the Virginia psychologist, of Leahy and of Lynndispel the myth that porn is an innocent, victimless vice.

It is a blight upon America. It is a tool of the ruler of this fallen world, whom, the Scripture warns, is like a roaring lion, seeking whom he can devour.


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The porn business generates more annual revenues than the NFL, NBA and MLB combined.
1 posted on 05/26/2012 12:59:17 PM PDT by CHRISTIAN DIARIST
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

Porn also reduces your mental capacity.


2 posted on 05/26/2012 1:04:57 PM PDT by Copenhagen Smile
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

With freedom comes responsibility — personal responsibility. If a whore does porn and ruins her life, who is to blame here? If a druggie does drugs and ruins their life, who is to blame? Government cannot protect people from themselves. Policing the degenerates will lead to a degenerate-centric politics, laws, and culture. It already has. Instead of accentuating positives, people in power will concentrate on admonishing negatives, thus creating a severe negative and cynical climate. The economy is a trillion dollar one... 12 billion dollar porn industry is nothing.

My 2 cents.


3 posted on 05/26/2012 1:23:05 PM PDT by sagar
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To: Copenhagen Smile

Well, it’s been shown that gay men are on average more intelligent and successful than heterosexual men.

From this, one can posit that exposure to women causes brain damage.

Just Kidding :)


4 posted on 05/26/2012 1:26:20 PM PDT by The Antiyuppie ("When small men cast long shadows, then it is very late in the day.")
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST
the $13 billion business of pleasure.

At one point it was a $13 billion industry but I highly doubt it is today. I'd be very curious where CNBC got this figure. Much like the recording industry, the porn industry has seen their profits take a huge hit as their product gets downloaded for free off the internet. Unlike the recording industry who have powerful friends in Washington, there's nobody fighting for the porn industry. As such, one can literally spend their entire waking day looking at virtually limitless porn sites on the internet and not spend a single dime doing so.

5 posted on 05/26/2012 1:27:37 PM PDT by Drew68 (I WILL vote to defeat Barack Hussein Obama!)
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To: Copenhagen Smile

Does it really? How does that work-I’m not trying to be sarcastic or anything, I am seriously interested. I had never heard that before.
Does it have an effect on a certain part of the brain?


6 posted on 05/26/2012 1:28:44 PM PDT by homegroan (Veni, Vedi, Velcro....since 1998)
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To: Drew68

That sounds like a number from the before time, the time before hopey-changey whatever.

I can’t see how the porn crowd is making the big bucks either with all of the free sites that exist.


7 posted on 05/26/2012 1:34:19 PM PDT by wally_bert (It's sheer elegance in its simplicity! - The Middleman)
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To: Drew68

****porn sites on the internet and not spend a single dime doing so. ****

Too much internet porn and your computer will catch VD viruses!


8 posted on 05/26/2012 1:36:01 PM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Anything Goes, Phantom of the Opera, Nice work if you can get it, EVITA. On BROADWAY last week.!)
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar

There are always linux live discs.


9 posted on 05/26/2012 1:48:25 PM PDT by wally_bert (It's sheer elegance in its simplicity! - The Middleman)
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To: homegroan

There have been numerous studies that show it does damage. It changes the chemistry in the brain and people become addicted to it.


10 posted on 05/26/2012 1:52:08 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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11 posted on 05/26/2012 1:54:43 PM PDT by narses
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To: Ruy Dias de Bivar

Actually, you really are more likely to catch computer viruses if you visit porn websites. It is a sleazy industry run by sleazy people.


12 posted on 05/26/2012 2:05:24 PM PDT by HerrBlucher
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

And yet... violent crime, including sex crimes, have plunged almost nonstop since the mid-90s. That’s not supposed to happen, right?


13 posted on 05/26/2012 2:09:02 PM PDT by Ken H (Austerity is the irresistible force. Entitlements are the immovable object.)
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To: sagar

There is always going to be a tension between public safety and first amendment freedoms such as speech. Both are legitimate concerns of a free people. Some people would never, if completely free to choose, become addicted to porn, drugs, whatever, but are exposed to it very young, while still forming their capacity for discernment and judgment. It is really no fairer to blame these young people for the abuses they endure than to blame a rape victim for the deeds of the rapist. Many of them would never get involved in making porn but for manufactured dependencies, including drugs, foisted on them by porn groomers. It is not a pretty business model.

There are credible reports of a place near here (central Illinois) called “the farm,” where such “grooming” occurs on a regular basis. It is a vortex into which naïve rural teens are drawn ever deeper into a lifestyle from which there appears, to them, to be no escape. And because of the vast revenue involved, a number of local pols look the other way, including some here in Springfield. Don’t ask me which party. I believe it is a bipartisan corruption.

And thus porn raises a legitimate question of public safety. I favor laws that would restrict access to and production of pornography, if for no other reason than to delay a young person’s contact with such material until they have a chance to make fully free, fully informed choices. I further favor reforms that make “grooming” operations so painful that they cannot find a home in any state, least of all mine. That would involve punishing the politicians who ignore them as well as the people who run them.

What about free speech? The First Amendment was not designed to protect absolutely all possible forms of speech, least of all those that routinely involve criminal or quasi-criminal entanglements on the production side. Under precedent law, for example, we are not “free” to shout “fire” in a crowded theater if in fact there is no fire. Likewise, obscene speech does not enjoy the same level of protection as political speech, and that’s good. Society can make value judgments, and can work to encode them into law. That also is a form of free speech.

The problem we have in our post-Christian culture is that we are having such a hard time defining “obscene” that the meaning of the category is fading, and our ability to protect ourselves from it is fading as well. However, the whole point of natural law is that it speaks to Christian and non-Christian minds alike. Some things just do not have enough value that we must protect them at the cost of systematically and unnecessarily losing wave after wave of young people to a life of corruption. It is a disease and it walks in the company of real diseases. We have a legitimate interest in defending ourselves against it, not just as individuals, but as a culture.


14 posted on 05/26/2012 2:32:54 PM PDT by Springfield Reformer (Winston Churchill: No Peace Till Victory!)
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To: Springfield Reformer

Government is designed to promote Virtue. Anything that debases human beings-—make them nothing but animals with urges—with no rationality—is dehumanizing and destroys civil societies particularly the children—the future of society.

All the Founders and all philosophers knew that without Virtue, you can not have a free society.

Government has the power to block obscenity-—we had that until The Beats and ACLU and Flint, etc., and mass agitprop from Kinsey and the Deep Throat hollywood degenerates, who forced out Just Law to protect their degenerates, sick twisted ideas—so they could mainstream them to the children in their programing and Sex Ed classes in Public schools. It is uncontitutional.


15 posted on 05/26/2012 2:48:51 PM PDT by savagesusie (Right Reason According to Nature = Just Law)
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To: Ken H

Violent crime was “plunging” *before* the mid-90s (specifically 1993 to 1995, though there was a slight rise in 1992).

Obviously online porn has little to do with falling crime rates, considering the aforementioned decline was before TCP/IP was even built into Windows, much less the advent of broadband Internet access in the average American household.

One has to wonder what factors are really behind the falling rates. And if the FBI remains fairly honest, I’ll bet the rates will begin to level off and possibly start rising again once the stats are compiled for this year. Nothing to do with online porn, mind you... more like the 1970s’ stoking of radicalism and racial conflict.


16 posted on 05/26/2012 3:14:39 PM PDT by angryoldfatman
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To: savagesusie

Amen. Well said.


17 posted on 05/26/2012 3:25:40 PM PDT by Springfield Reformer (Winston Churchill: No Peace Till Victory!)
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To: angryoldfatman
Obviously online porn has little to do with falling crime rates...

I don't disagree. It probably has little to do with violent crime at all. My point is that there is a pretty strong negative correlation between availability of porn and violent crime. With such numbers, it's difficult to make a case that porn is a significant causative factor in violent crime.

18 posted on 05/26/2012 3:29:10 PM PDT by Ken H (Austerity is the irresistible force. Entitlements are the immovable object.)
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To: homegroan

I read that it causes the more ‘primitive’ part of the brain to light up, which in many people requires a corrosponding drop in more civilized cognitive areas, or something like that. I’ll see if I can find one of the articles.


19 posted on 05/26/2012 9:37:53 PM PDT by Copenhagen Smile
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

The porn business generates more annual revenues. Sad to say but you are right, it is close. Below shows the most recent published revenues for each of the Big-4 sports leagues in North America:
•NFL (2009-10) - $9.3 billion
•MLB (2010) - $7 billion
•NBA (2009-10) - $4.7 billion
•NHL (projected 2011) - $2.9 billion


20 posted on 05/27/2012 3:22:32 AM PDT by Colorado Cowgirl (God bless America!)
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To: sagar

Government cannot protect people from themselves. Policing the degenerates will lead to a degenerate-centric politics, laws, and culture.


I would hope we don’t venture into a war on porn pushers and addicts.

But it is very important in a free society to honestly educate people about the consequences of the choices that are out there. People are told in a loud way that porn has no negative consequences and that it is cool and popular to do when it does have negative physical, mental, social and economic consequences for the addict and the people around him/her.

Freedom requires societal honesty and that is precluded with the lies of political correctness and the pervert lobby. People who are lied to have a difficult time making good choices and people who make bad choices don’t thrive. People who don’t thrive, depend upon the government to surivival.


21 posted on 05/27/2012 5:31:35 AM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: Springfield Reformer

Defining obscene is precluded with the sin lobby’s efforts to name all taboos hate and intolerance.

We are going to bottom out at cannibalism and ritual murder and sex abuse.


22 posted on 05/27/2012 5:34:16 AM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: Colorado Cowgirl

Follow-up (rhetorical) question:

To whom does all this money go?

We can pretty much see where the sports money goes, players, advertisers, team owners, media, etc.

I can’t imagine a porn star getting a 5-year $25 million-dollar contract. Are there public porn corporations that disperse dividends?

I’d say follow the money.


23 posted on 05/27/2012 5:43:44 AM PDT by P.O.E. (Pray for America)
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To: Copenhagen Smile

Thank you...I am always interested in ‘brain stuff’ like that.

And it would explain why sex offenders re-offend. Maybe once the brain gets wired that way, it can’t be undone.
The primitive part of the brain is very powerful too and it can overide other parts at times. But if you are feeding it constantly, it must become warped.

I knew a guy-someone I used to work with-who lost his wife, then his job, then his house all because he spent hours and hours watching porn, buying movies etc.He would stay up all night watching the stuff and that was before the internet. And his wife was a nice woman, he had a great job, but the porn won.
Can’t imagine what he’s like now with internet access...scary.


24 posted on 05/27/2012 7:03:49 AM PDT by homegroan (Veni, Vedi, Velcro....since 1998)
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To: Ken H

>> My point is that there is a pretty strong negative correlation between availability of porn and violent crime.

My point was that there is no correlation at all. Violent crime had been going down long before easy access to porn. My scanty bit of research only went to 1991, but I wouldn’t be surprised to see crime rates trending downwards since the 1980s.

The idea that sexualizing the culture brings crime down is a neo-Marxist canard. There’s really no evidence for it. Like all Marxist ideas, the theory must never incorrect; if the data do not agree with the theory, the data must be distorted or discarded.

The late 1960s to mid 1970s is the period we experienced the highest crime rates in this country. This was during the so-called “Sexual Revolution”. Not only was pornography more readily available (and mainstream) then than any preceding decade, but many (formerly) deviant sexual practices grew in acceptance. Not only were more Americans watching sex, they were participating as well! And yet this new-found sexual preoccupation did nothing to slow down the crime rate.


25 posted on 05/27/2012 8:08:55 AM PDT by angryoldfatman
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To: SaraJohnson; sagar

Consequences indeed. I did not know this, but apparently a serious porn addiction can literally shrink your brain:

http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/cupids-poisoned-arrow/201106/ominous-news-porn-users-internet-addiction-atrophies-brains

Yikes!


26 posted on 05/27/2012 10:31:37 AM PDT by Springfield Reformer (Winston Churchill: No Peace Till Victory!)
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To: Copenhagen Smile; homegroan

See more “brain stuff” re porn at link in my post #26.


27 posted on 05/27/2012 10:35:03 AM PDT by Springfield Reformer (Winston Churchill: No Peace Till Victory!)
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To: homegroan
And it would explain why sex offenders re-offend. Maybe once the brain gets wired that way, it can’t be undone.

"How many psychiatrists does it take to change a light bulb?"

One, but the light bulb really has to want to change.

I knew a guy-someone I used to work with-who lost his wife, then his job, then his house all because he spent hours and hours watching porn, buying movies etc.He would stay up all night watching the stuff and that was before the internet. And his wife was a nice woman, he had a great job, but the porn won.

Can’t imagine what he’s like now with internet access...scary.

That's nothing. I have Free Republic.

Cheers!

28 posted on 05/27/2012 1:46:18 PM PDT by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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To: Springfield Reformer
That is amazing, isn't it. It's much worse than hairy palms, in reality! At least you could use nair to remove the hair from your palms. I don't think they make brain damage repair cream. Now we know that liberals who push porn and masturbation (”comprehensive sex education”, for example) are literally, the head shrinkers of the West.

God is not stupid and He loves us. He made us and knows how things work. We had best follow His road map whether we understand it or not. We can go through life wrecking ourselves and then say, “Oh darn, my brain shrunk. That is why He made that rule.” Or we can have a smooth ride, brain and soul intact.

Holy Moly! Shrunken heads!

29 posted on 05/27/2012 2:32:39 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: savagesusie
Government is designed to promote Virtue.

No, government is designed to create a safe environment for people to live, work, and raise their families, by protecting them from bandits and invaders, plus providing a court system to peacefully settle disputes.

Once government (as opposed to institutions like churches) start promoting Virtue, the question then becomes "Whose Virtue?"

Shall it promote the Communist virtue of altruism, "from each according to his ability, to each according to his need"? Or shall it promote the Islamic virtues and execute any who dare mock Mohammed?

If you say "Well, only Judeo-Christian virtues", then who gets to decide what is included. The ultra-orthodox Jews will want a ban on all work on the Sabbath. If you restrict to just Christian, then which sect gets to be final authority?

30 posted on 05/27/2012 2:50:53 PM PDT by PapaBear3625 (If I can't be persuasive, I at least hope to be fun.)
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To: angryoldfatman

There was a rampage of crime and murder inspired by the 60’s and 70’s. Then, in the 90’s we took away the judges’ ablity to release dangerous criminals with mandatory sentences for serious crimes. The prisons filled up and that is why crime when down. We are now into a new downward cycle of the 60’s and 70’s. Embracing sexual immorality goes hand in hand with loosening taboos against everything.


31 posted on 05/27/2012 2:54:47 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: The Antiyuppie

Liberals do claim homos are more successful because they are smarter. In reality, they are successful materially because they don’t have to work and spend around family responsibilities. If I had all the money I have made to spend only on myself and if I did not have to shape my work around chidren, I would be dang right rich in material wealth.

Unfortunately, the average age for a homo male is 41 years old. :(


32 posted on 05/27/2012 3:03:00 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: CHRISTIAN DIARIST

Ping


33 posted on 05/27/2012 3:11:07 PM PDT by huskerjim
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To: SaraJohnson; Ken H

>> There was a rampage of crime and murder inspired by the 60’s and 70’s. Then, in the 90’s we took away the judges’ ablity to release dangerous criminals with mandatory sentences for serious crimes. The prisons filled up and that is why crime when down. We are now into a new downward cycle of the 60’s and 70’s. Embracing sexual immorality goes hand in hand with loosening taboos against everything.

This is an excellent response, thank you. I agree wholeheartedly.

We don’t see immediate results in the degradation of society with the loosening of morals; there is usually a generational lag. This is the mistake Ken H was making when he was arguing against a direct correlation between pornography and crime. And while it’s true that there is no straightforward correlation between pornography and crime (and definitely not causation), that is only because there are many factors that must align before crime rates begin rising.

Unfortunately, practically all of the factors are present in leftist governmental policies. One only needs to compare the crime rates in areas governed predominantly by leftists to the national average. Since 2009, the region that saw the smallest decline in violent crime rate was the Northeast (-0.7%), while the South (-8.9%) and the Midwest (-6.6%) had the largest declines.

This is in spite of there being more firearm availability in the latter two regions, which shows the leftist idea that more guns causes more violent crime to be a lie. It looks more like more Democrats and Democrat voters causes more violent crime.


34 posted on 05/27/2012 5:00:31 PM PDT by angryoldfatman
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To: PapaBear3625

Your post mixes specific religious practices with universal axioms of civilized behavior. Public virtue relates to the later, not the former.

In other words, to answer your question, the “final authority” in a free society is natural law. Just as gravity has the power to make you fall regardless of your religion, the public safety function of government consistently exposes certain basic, universal virtues as essential to civilized life, regardless of the religious makeup of a culture.

For example, I’m sure we agree that murder is destructive to civil society and falls under the public safety function of government. But murder would never occur if life was valued as it should be. That “should” is a moral premise, yet it is inextricably connected with our laws about murder.

Those laws reflect the duty of government to promote the virtue of respecting human life by punishing with vigor those who lack that virtue. This comports both with Paul’s teaching in Romans 13 and with the Founder’s view of the Creator as the source of those unalienable individual rights the government has a duty to defend.

Public virtue is not an option. We won’t stay civilized without it. If it sometimes presents us with hard questions, well, that’s just the price we pay for trying to be civilized.


35 posted on 05/27/2012 7:58:00 PM PDT by Springfield Reformer (Winston Churchill: No Peace Till Victory!)
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To: PapaBear3625

You are WRONG—Government is designed to promote the Virtue of Justice. Just Law-—Rule of Law—is the type of government we have-—from which everything else has to flow. If we have NO Rule of Law—we have no America.

If laws are unjust-—we have no Rule of Law—we have Rule of Man (hitler type laws just made up on whims which deny natural laws and right reason).

The Founders stated that the purpose of education was to promote Virtue (as did the Ancient Greeks) and education of the populace was necessary to keep a Republic. Ignorance is deadly for a Republic-—but they ALL knew that Virtue was necessary for Freedom.

Government is designed to promote Virtue as understood by “Just Law”. Justice is a Virtue—a most important one to the Founders and Cicero and John Locke.

Just Law is defined by my tagline-—it is the ONLY reason for government-—Justice.

Just law-—promotes Moral Laws of Nature. Yes, Natural Law Theory has a “moral code” and was developed in Western Civ. for thousands of years and has a Universal—Objective Truth (the Judeo/Christian God in the US) as the basis of Jurisprudence in the US.

All Jurisprudence springs from Right Reason-—meaning ALL JUST LAWS have to be well reasoned—logical—and according to the Nature of man and woman.. You have to take into account—in laws that women bear children, etc. Otherwise, the laws are unjust.

Marxism throws out Natural Laws with its radical egalitarian which denies the differences (science, logic and reason) not only between the sexes and between adults and children, but they deny God—Objective Truth. That is the very PLACE our inalienable rights come from—they are eternal—ABSOLUTE—and so Marxist ideology is incompatible with the Constitution.

Objective Truth only exists if there is a God—and our government was designed by all Christians....and based on Common Law and the very Christian Magna Carta. Common Law could never have existed with any other type of belief system besides Christianity which gives dignity and worth to every human being. Individuality is from Christianity-—it was a radical turn in the history of man and radically changed the whole world. Jesus Christ was a radical as was Socrates.


36 posted on 05/27/2012 8:42:48 PM PDT by savagesusie (Right Reason According to Nature = Just Law)
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To: angryoldfatman

It seems to have affected blacks to a much greater degree than whites, at least since 1975. I don't have earlier figures.

37 posted on 05/27/2012 9:06:32 PM PDT by Ken H (Austerity is the irresistible force. Entitlements are the immovable object.)
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To: Ken H

>> It seems to have affected blacks to a much greater degree than whites

The leftist policies have affected blacks for much longer than whites, in particular the breakdown of the nuclear family.

To support my position, you’ll notice that even though there are proportionately more blacks in the South than any other region, that’s the region that saw the biggest decline in violent crime.


38 posted on 05/28/2012 5:48:45 AM PDT by angryoldfatman
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To: SaraJohnson; narses

Father Hampsch speaking on the subject of demonic oppression, obsession, depression infestation said the following...

“The other form is through some kind of sin addiction such as alcohol, drugs or pornography. A case I was dealing with recently was addicted to pornography and he suffered from demonic manifestations.”

Some of Modern Psychology has much influence from the demonic pig Alfred Kinsey on human sexuality and can’t be trusted to treat some people


39 posted on 05/28/2012 6:14:21 AM PDT by stfassisi ((The greatest gift God gives us is that of overcoming self"-St Francis Assisi)))
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To: SaraJohnson; narses

The following article is worth posting in full-It shows the demonic possessed Rockefeller’s and their foundation involvement funding Kinsey .

The Kinsey Report: How a Rockefeller Funded Study Laid the Groundwork For Today’s Moral and Cultural Collapse

http://www.prisonplanet.com/articles/august2004/100804culturalcollapse.htm
Henry Makow | August 10 2004

What kind of man is this?

He is fastidious about his appearance, his home and his possessions. He wants as much sex as possible and chooses sexual partners mostly on the basis of appearance. He is self-absorbed and doesn’t want emotional involvement or commitment. He thinks a woman would stifle him and children would be a burden.

Does this sound like many gays? It is also the masculine ideal purveyed by Playboy magazine to men since the 1950’s.

The essence of manhood is to lead and support a family. But in 1972, 3 out of 4 male college students got their ideas about masculinity from Playboy, at an incalculable price to themselves, women, children and society.

The similarity between the Playboy and homosexual ideal is no coincidence. “The Kinsey Report” (1948) shaped current mainstream attitudes to sex. It championed unfettered sexual expression and became the manifesto of the counterculture. It inspired Hugh Hefner to start Playboy in 1953.

Essentially “The Kinsey Report” said that aberrant sexual behavior was so common as to be normal. Thanks to psychologist Dr. Judith Reisman, we now know that Alfred Kinsey was a homosexual and the “Kinsley Report” was a fraud.

Kinsey, a University of Indiana zoologist, pretended to be a Conservative family man. In fact, he seduced his male students and forced his wife and associates to perform in homemade pornographic films. To prove that children have legitimate sexual needs. Kinsey and his fellow pedophiles either abused 2,000 infants and children and/or relied on data obtained in Nazi concentration camps. (Judith Reisman, Kinsey: Crimes and Consequences, 1998, p.312)

Reisman concludes: “America’s growing libidinous pathologies...taught in schools...and reflected in our fine and popular arts, the press, law and public policy largely mirror the documented sexual psychopathologies of the Kinsey team itself.”

Sponsored by the Rockefeller Foundation, Kinsey’s goal was “to supplant what he saw as a narrow procreational Judeo Christian era with a promiscuous “anything goes” bi/gay pedophile paradise.” Reisman, Crafting Gay Children: An Inquiry, p.4 He cruised Times Square looking for subjects. More than 25% of his sample were prostitutes and prison inmates including many sex offenders. Kinsey, who died prematurely of disease associated with impotence and self-mutilation (orchitis, Reisman p. 278), said 10 per cent of American men were gay when in fact only two per cent were.

Hugh Hefner said the Kinsey Report “produced a tremendous sexual awakening, largely because of media attention...” This shows how the elite orchestrates social change using media hype. (See Reisman, Kinsey, p.307)

With messianic fervor, Playboy took its gospel of sexual freedom to the American male who in the 1950’s-1960’s still consecrated sex for marriage. Playboy’s aim, the aim of all pornographers, was to hook men on the glossy fantasy. To do this, they had to prevent them from finding true satisfaction in marriage.

In Reisman’s words, “Playboy was the first national magazine to exploit college men’s fears of women and family commitment. Playboy offered itself as a reliable, comforting substitute for monogamous heterosexual love.” (Judith Reisman, “Soft Porn Plays Hardball,” p 47)

Thus sworn enemies, Playboy and radical feminists, found common ground in hatred of the nuclear family. As a result, society now suffers from epidemics of family breakdown, pornography, impotence, child sexual abuse, sadosexual violence, teen pregnancy, a cocktail of STD’s and, of course, AIDS. The birthrate has plummeted by 50% since 1960 and is barely at replacement level.

Homosexuality is a developmental disorder defined by the failure to establish a permanent bond with a member of the opposite sex. Psychologist Richard Cohen, in “Coming Out Straight: Understanding and Healing Homosexuality” (2000) argues it is caused when a male child fails to bond with his father. By having sex with men, the adult gay is trying to compensate for father-love denied in adolescence.

Cohen was gay and is now married with three children. He attributes lesbianism to a woman’s reaction to being rebuffed or abused by her father. He has assisted hundreds of homosexuals, but is under constant attack for undermining the gay political agenda, (i.e. to redefine societal norms.)

Psychiatrist Jeffrey Satinover has pointed to another cause of homosexuality. A 1990 survey of 1000 gays shows that an older or more powerful partner physically assaulted 37% of them before the age of 19. (”Homosexuality and American Public Life,” 1999, p.24). In addition, according to Anne Moir in “Why Men Don’t Iron,” some men may be “born gay” due to foetal hormone imbalances. They seem to be a minority.

For many decades, gays were told that they were “sick” and cruelly and wrongly persecuted. The gay activist solution: convince the world that, in fact, it is heterosexuals who are sick. In 1973, they bullied the American Psychological Association into proclaiming homosexuality normal. Together with feminist activists (who believe heterosexuality is inherently oppressive) gay activists began to dismantle all heterosexual institutions: masculinity, femininity, marriage, the nuclear family, the boy scouts, sports, and the military.

Backed by the financial elite, gay activists and their supporters now largely dictate our cultural sensibility. They are responsible for the puerile pornographic obsession that pervades television, music videos and the Internet. This state of arrested human development is characteristic of many homosexuals. But straights have been homosexualized too. With women acting like men, and vice versa, we can’t establish a “permanent bond with a member of the opposite sex” either. The elite’s purpose is to promote social dysfunction and depopulation. See “Feminism and the Elite Depopulation Agenda”.

Gay liberation manuals talk about “normalizing” their sexuality and “de-sensitizing” straights by flaunting it. I was livid when I took my 10-year-old son to see Adam Sandler’s movie “Billy Madison” and heard one teenage male youth in the film casually ask another: “Would you rather bone Pamela Anderson or a young Jack Nicholson?”

Last week, on TV’s “Will and Grace,” Jack who is gay dons an apron that says “Kiss the cook” pretending he thought the second “o” was a “c”. Just as Communists once conned do-gooders to think radicalism was chic, gay activists define trendy for gullible liberals today.

Gay and feminist activists think traditional morality was invented to perpetuate an unjust status quo. In fact, morality is the accumulated wisdom of mankind regarding what is healthy and ultimately fulfilling. Perversion is deviation from what is healthy.

Heterosexual morality places sex in the context of love and/or marriage because it is healthy and human. It ensures that the most profound and intimate physical act between two people expresses a commensurate emotional-spiritual bond. Promiscuous sex is a desperate plea for love. Love and marriage answer that call and provide for the natural and necessary outcome of sex, children.

With Hugh Hefner’s help, Alfred Kinsey detached sex from love and procreation. He reduced it to another physical function like urinating. Homosexual activists champion anonymous sex: a majority of gays have 10s-100s of partners each year. In less extreme form, heterosexuals have adopted this model. Recently a social columnist enviously described straight friends whose relationships have ended: “they’re out partying, having the time and the sex, it seems of their lives.”

In conclusion, the “sexual revolution” was really a triumph of an elite program of arrested development. See also “The CIA, Homosexuality and Underdevelopment.” The elite agenda is to redefine healthy as deviant and vice-versa and they have succeeded. In 40 short years, almost all sexual constraints have dissolved and heterosexual society is reeling. The cultural and social breakdown will only get worse unless there is a counterrevolution.

Of course, the Rockefeller Foundation moved on to population control as well

Just one example...
The Rockefeller Foundation, the Population Council,
http://www.rockarch.org/publications/resrep/williams.pdf

I believe the Rockefeller foundation has killed more people than Hitler and others and is one of the most deplorable and evil organizations in human history


40 posted on 05/28/2012 6:50:50 AM PDT by stfassisi ((The greatest gift God gives us is that of overcoming self"-St Francis Assisi)))
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To: Springfield Reformer; PapaBear3625

Correction:

“Public virtue is not an option.”

Should have been:

“Public virtue is not optional.”

Quite a difference, eh? My apologies for the error.


41 posted on 05/28/2012 6:52:57 AM PDT by Springfield Reformer (Winston Churchill: No Peace Till Victory!)
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To: Springfield Reformer
Your post mixes specific religious practices with universal axioms of civilized behavior. Public virtue relates to the later, not the former.

In your opinion, the axioms you think of are universal. In the opinion of the Islamists, the different axioms of Sharia law are universal. In the opinion of Communist regimes, the Marxist axioms are universal.

42 posted on 05/28/2012 7:25:19 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (If I can't be persuasive, I at least hope to be fun.)
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To: PapaBear3625

You are a postmodern then? No such thing as universal truth? You really don’t believe the prohibition to murder is a universal axiom of civilized society? Really?


43 posted on 05/28/2012 7:59:24 AM PDT by Springfield Reformer (Winston Churchill: No Peace Till Victory!)
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To: SaraJohnson
There was a rampage of crime and murder inspired by the 60’s and 70’s. Then, in the 90’s we took away the judges’ ablity to release dangerous criminals with mandatory sentences for serious crimes. The prisons filled up and that is why crime when down. We are now into a new downward cycle of the 60’s and 70’s. Embracing sexual immorality goes hand in hand with loosening taboos against everything.

What caused the rampage of crime is attributable less to a loosening of taboos against porn, and more to the welfare state and its effect on men on the low end of the bell curve.

Before the welfare state, lower-class men had a purpose. They worked. They supported a wife and family, even if very modestly. A prison term would preclude a respectable life, so that was a disincentive against crime.

Now, there's welfare. Women lost interest in poor-but-honest men who could not provide better than what Uncle Sugar could give. Having part-time affairs with thugs was more exciting. A thug with cash could take her places, while grandma stayed home with the kids, supported by welfare.

If being an honest man does not get you the love and respect of a good woman, and the joy of living with your kids, then there is far less incentive to be an honest man.

44 posted on 05/28/2012 8:28:28 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (If I can't be persuasive, I at least hope to be fun.)
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To: stfassisi; Sirius Lee; lilycicero; MaryLou1; glock rocks; JPG; Monkey Face; RIghtwardHo; ...

The following article is worth posting in full-It shows the demonic possessed Rockefeller’s and their foundation involvement funding Kinsey .

The Kinsey Report: How a Rockefeller Funded Study Laid the Groundwork For Today’s Moral and Cultural Collapse

http://www.prisonplanet.com/articles/august2004/100804culturalcollapse.htm
Henry Makow | August 10 2004

What kind of man is this?

He is fastidious about his appearance, his home and his possessions. He wants as much sex as possible and chooses sexual partners mostly on the basis of appearance. He is self-absorbed and doesn’t want emotional involvement or commitment. He thinks a woman would stifle him and children would be a burden.

Does this sound like many gays? It is also the masculine ideal purveyed by Playboy magazine to men since the 1950’s.

The essence of manhood is to lead and support a family. But in 1972, 3 out of 4 male college students got their ideas about masculinity from Playboy, at an incalculable price to themselves, women, children and society.

The similarity between the Playboy and homosexual ideal is no coincidence. “The Kinsey Report” (1948) shaped current mainstream attitudes to sex. It championed unfettered sexual expression and became the manifesto of the counterculture. It inspired Hugh Hefner to start Playboy in 1953.

Essentially “The Kinsey Report” said that aberrant sexual behavior was so common as to be normal. Thanks to psychologist Dr. Judith Reisman, we now know that Alfred Kinsey was a homosexual and the “Kinsley Report” was a fraud.

Kinsey, a University of Indiana zoologist, pretended to be a Conservative family man. In fact, he seduced his male students and forced his wife and associates to perform in homemade pornographic films. To prove that children have legitimate sexual needs. Kinsey and his fellow pedophiles either abused 2,000 infants and children and/or relied on data obtained in Nazi concentration camps. (Judith Reisman, Kinsey: Crimes and Consequences, 1998, p.312)

Reisman concludes: “America’s growing libidinous pathologies...taught in schools...and reflected in our fine and popular arts, the press, law and public policy largely mirror the documented sexual psychopathologies of the Kinsey team itself.”

Sponsored by the Rockefeller Foundation, Kinsey’s goal was “to supplant what he saw as a narrow procreational Judeo Christian era with a promiscuous “anything goes” bi/gay pedophile paradise.” Reisman, Crafting Gay Children: An Inquiry, p.4 He cruised Times Square looking for subjects. More than 25% of his sample were prostitutes and prison inmates including many sex offenders. Kinsey, who died prematurely of disease associated with impotence and self-mutilation (orchitis, Reisman p. 278), said 10 per cent of American men were gay when in fact only two per cent were.

Hugh Hefner said the Kinsey Report “produced a tremendous sexual awakening, largely because of media attention...” This shows how the elite orchestrates social change using media hype. (See Reisman, Kinsey, p.307)

With messianic fervor, Playboy took its gospel of sexual freedom to the American male who in the 1950’s-1960’s still consecrated sex for marriage. Playboy’s aim, the aim of all pornographers, was to hook men on the glossy fantasy. To do this, they had to prevent them from finding true satisfaction in marriage.

In Reisman’s words, “Playboy was the first national magazine to exploit college men’s fears of women and family commitment. Playboy offered itself as a reliable, comforting substitute for monogamous heterosexual love.” (Judith Reisman, “Soft Porn Plays Hardball,” p 47)

Thus sworn enemies, Playboy and radical feminists, found common ground in hatred of the nuclear family. As a result, society now suffers from epidemics of family breakdown, pornography, impotence, child sexual abuse, sadosexual violence, teen pregnancy, a cocktail of STD’s and, of course, AIDS. The birthrate has plummeted by 50% since 1960 and is barely at replacement level.

Homosexuality is a developmental disorder defined by the failure to establish a permanent bond with a member of the opposite sex. Psychologist Richard Cohen, in “Coming Out Straight: Understanding and Healing Homosexuality” (2000) argues it is caused when a male child fails to bond with his father. By having sex with men, the adult gay is trying to compensate for father-love denied in adolescence.

Cohen was gay and is now married with three children. He attributes lesbianism to a woman’s reaction to being rebuffed or abused by her father. He has assisted hundreds of homosexuals, but is under constant attack for undermining the gay political agenda, (i.e. to redefine societal norms.)

Psychiatrist Jeffrey Satinover has pointed to another cause of homosexuality. A 1990 survey of 1000 gays shows that an older or more powerful partner physically assaulted 37% of them before the age of 19. (”Homosexuality and American Public Life,” 1999, p.24). In addition, according to Anne Moir in “Why Men Don’t Iron,” some men may be “born gay” due to foetal hormone imbalances. They seem to be a minority.

For many decades, gays were told that they were “sick” and cruelly and wrongly persecuted. The gay activist solution: convince the world that, in fact, it is heterosexuals who are sick. In 1973, they bullied the American Psychological Association into proclaiming homosexuality normal. Together with feminist activists (who believe heterosexuality is inherently oppressive) gay activists began to dismantle all heterosexual institutions: masculinity, femininity, marriage, the nuclear family, the boy scouts, sports, and the military.

Backed by the financial elite, gay activists and their supporters now largely dictate our cultural sensibility. They are responsible for the puerile pornographic obsession that pervades television, music videos and the Internet. This state of arrested human development is characteristic of many homosexuals. But straights have been homosexualized too. With women acting like men, and vice versa, we can’t establish a “permanent bond with a member of the opposite sex” either. The elite’s purpose is to promote social dysfunction and depopulation. See “Feminism and the Elite Depopulation Agenda”.

Gay liberation manuals talk about “normalizing” their sexuality and “de-sensitizing” straights by flaunting it. I was livid when I took my 10-year-old son to see Adam Sandler’s movie “Billy Madison” and heard one teenage male youth in the film casually ask another: “Would you rather bone Pamela Anderson or a young Jack Nicholson?”

Last week, on TV’s “Will and Grace,” Jack who is gay dons an apron that says “Kiss the cook” pretending he thought the second “o” was a “c”. Just as Communists once conned do-gooders to think radicalism was chic, gay activists define trendy for gullible liberals today.

Gay and feminist activists think traditional morality was invented to perpetuate an unjust status quo. In fact, morality is the accumulated wisdom of mankind regarding what is healthy and ultimately fulfilling. Perversion is deviation from what is healthy.

Heterosexual morality places sex in the context of love and/or marriage because it is healthy and human. It ensures that the most profound and intimate physical act between two people expresses a commensurate emotional-spiritual bond. Promiscuous sex is a desperate plea for love. Love and marriage answer that call and provide for the natural and necessary outcome of sex, children.

With Hugh Hefner’s help, Alfred Kinsey detached sex from love and procreation. He reduced it to another physical function like urinating. Homosexual activists champion anonymous sex: a majority of gays have 10s-100s of partners each year. In less extreme form, heterosexuals have adopted this model. Recently a social columnist enviously described straight friends whose relationships have ended: “they’re out partying, having the time and the sex, it seems of their lives.”

In conclusion, the “sexual revolution” was really a triumph of an elite program of arrested development. See also “The CIA, Homosexuality and Underdevelopment.” The elite agenda is to redefine healthy as deviant and vice-versa and they have succeeded. In 40 short years, almost all sexual constraints have dissolved and heterosexual society is reeling. The cultural and social breakdown will only get worse unless there is a counterrevolution.

Of course, the Rockefeller Foundation moved on to population control as well

Just one example...
The Rockefeller Foundation, the Population Council,
http://www.rockarch.org/publications/resrep/williams.pdf

I believe the Rockefeller foundation has killed more people than Hitler and others and is one of the most deplorable and evil organizations in human history


45 posted on 05/28/2012 8:34:30 AM PDT by narses
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To: angryoldfatman; Ken H
It seems to have affected blacks to a much greater degree than whites

If you look at the murders by blacks, most of them appear to be criminal-on-criminal. Being in a gang is an inherently dangerous activity, and involves killing to protect your turf, and to enforce sanctions against betrayal in situations where suing the other guy is not an option.

For somebody who cannot get laid unless he has more cash than McDonalds will provide, crime becomes increasingly attractive.

46 posted on 05/28/2012 8:41:21 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (If I can't be persuasive, I at least hope to be fun.)
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To: narses

good post (even though it is disgusting)


47 posted on 05/28/2012 8:50:15 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: afraidfortherepublic

Yes and yes.


48 posted on 05/28/2012 9:08:59 AM PDT by narses
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To: PapaBear3625

What caused the rampage of crime is attributable less to a loosening of taboos against porn, and more to the welfare state and its effect on men on the low end of the bell curve.


You have societal taboos for the folks at the low end of the bell curve. What happened in the past and is happening again is that liberals are turning all taboos on their head. Welfare is something to be proud of. The criminal is the real victim of society. Sexually debasing oneself and others is just one of the many taboos liberals struggle against.


49 posted on 05/28/2012 3:57:53 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: SaraJohnson
The way taboos form is that certain behaviors impose unacceptable costs upon the members of the community. Right now, being on welfare does not impose a cost on the family and neighbors of the welfare recipient.

It would be very different if the cost of supporting each new welfare recipient was imposed as a special assessment on each of her neighbors in a one block radius. You would see some serious sanctions being imposed on her and her lifestyle at that point.

50 posted on 05/28/2012 4:13:33 PM PDT by PapaBear3625 (If I can't be persuasive, I at least hope to be fun.)
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