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Simon Peter Debbarma

Student of History, Desire Machine Collective

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Pornography: Yes or No?

Recently, my country 'India' banned 39 porn sites. Although most people seem to have had no decrease in the supply of pornography, i began to ponder on this issue of debate known as pornography.

Its a love-hate relation that we have with porn. Many will disagree and some actually don't like it but anyway,porn is really prevalent in our lives. Over 12 % of the websites online are porn websites and 25% of the search engine requests Pornographic related. No wonder its so widespread.

Besides normal pornography, porn also caters to smaller groups with fetishes. There is a rule on /b/ of 4chan under Rule 34 that says, 'If its there, there is porn of it". Strange thing is that its actually true. There is porn of whatever you think of. Porn is a huge industry. IMO it just depicts the sole purpose of humans in a physical world with real-life action. And since most educational institutions and parents don't teach their kids about sex and how to actually do it, I think pornography is doing a great work by teaching us how to perform. I learned a great deal watching and reading porn; and it actually benefited me and made me wiser in these matters.

Anyway, we need to discuss why it is needed in a society and for whom is it?
Is it bad entity?
Is it destructive to the human mind?
Does it destroy relations like marriages?
Should it be banned? Why?
Will banning porn really help anyone or anything?
Does porn influence people to commit sexual crimes?
It is causing teenagers and non-married people to have sex before marriage?



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    Jul 4 2013: You've initiated a very good arugment Simon - thanks for sharing.

    well, i think most of don't realize how porn site are easily accessible, even though you may have no desire to pursue such stuffs online, you'll always end up on "BOOTY" somewhere on the web.

    our sexual drives are much complicated as most of us tend to practice all relevant habits privately and seemingly unethical to have in public. however, this can be unequivocally detestable and thoroughly unpleasant if such practice was on those who relates to us whether a family or a relative.

    At school, among teen student and those under the age of puberty, sexual contents become a wide spread of which this could possibly pose is a great deal of problems either psychological problems or exposure to unsafely sexual behaviours.

    I Believe, All of those sexual materials producres should be banned of such business practice and who violates the rules should be legally charged whether individuals or orgs who make it accessible on public domain unless its for educational puropses or laboratory experimental with restricted access to who are authorized for such use.

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