Let's Look at Porn

September 28, 2012


 

porn.jpegIs porn the "cocaine" of a 
debilitating sex addiction or
the expression of natural male sex drive? 

Does it perform a useful function by providing a substitute to sexual intercourse, sparing both men and women a hassle? 






Jennifer: "Please men stop beating your chests that you have such huge sex drives! It is all falsely induced via the drug of porn--get over yourself."


Dan: "Jennifer was right. What postmodern males believe is an uncontrollable, powerful libido is sex addiction programmed at a early age by media over-stimulation of boys."



by Rich Loomis 
(henrymakow.com) 


If the above comments were true, all we would need do is eliminate porn, and lo! Men would no longer be distracted by booty -- problem solved! 

Never mind that a similar logic with regard to booze and prohibition quite obviously did NOT eliminate or even mitigate the equally problematic and time-honored human propensity for alcohol.


The fact is, porn is more of an indicator of the male sex drive than its cause.


At base, the Jennifer/Dan mindset promotes the happy illusion that we can consciously negate our biological hard-wiring by just a bit more self-will, discipline, and moral awareness.


While this argument has some truth, it is really suggesting we can potty-train wild sharks via education and acculturation of "higher values" etc. If only this were so!


Sorry folks, nude pictures, or even explicit videos do not constitute the libido, but merely illustrate its logical expression.

WOMEN HAVE LOWER SEX DRIVE 


50-shades-of-grey-is-porn.jpgMoreover, if in fact women have a similarly active sex drive as men, why aren't THEY purchasing and devouring porn in similar percentages as men do? 70% of men, versus only 30% of women indulge online porn.


http://articles.nydailynews.com/2010-02-11/entertainment/27056038_1_study-big-issue-problem


Nearly two out of three women I know believe their sex drive is equal to men, yet are puzzled and annoyed that men can't "behave" themselves like most women.


The fact is, most guys walking down a street are powerfully attracted by virtually ANY well-proportioned woman that walks by -- to the extent that, if they could, they would quite literally halt and embrace the lady, one hand on a breast, the other on her ass, and passionately kiss the hapless woman with total abandon and excitement and with escalating desire for full sexual union.


And then later, having recovered, they would just as happily do the same to the next woman coming within their field of vision, until exhaustion/boredom/satiation alone became the limiting factor.


WOMEN AS SELECTORS

Fortunately for society, women do NOT truly feel the same about men. Women remain the formidable gatekeepers, the ones almost certain to scream "rape" or otherwise stridently resist the ever-present masculine urges. 

cheaper.jpgWhat porn is to most men is simply an equivalent to an electrical short circuit -- a mode that suggests an instant by-pass through the "insulator" or gatekeeper aspect of womanhood. With a magazine or video, one need not jump through all the hoops, meet all the criteria, satisfy all the feminine instincts and filters in order to get to the reward -- the naked and ready female form.


No flowers, dinners, patience-testing listening to endless details about her cat or having to rigorously stifle the natural impulse to note the prominent boobs spilling out of the nearby waitress's blouse, etc, etc.


Porn cuts straight to the chase -- or rather -- cuts straight to the part AFTER the (seemingly successful) chase, wherein at last the legs are spread, one has "passed muster" somehow even with the most desirable and unattainable and normally aloof beauty imaginable!


Even better, one is not judged by subsequent performance, penis size, cunnilingus technique, "sensitivity" to underlying female emotional needs, or any other standard. 

No recriminations, no risk of disease, no expectations for further "bonding" or phone calls or meeting the parents or shopping for a house or sharing the bank account, etc.


Is it any wonder that porn is a multi-billion dollar industry?


Which is not to say that the benefits of porn outweigh its detrimental consequences. Nevertheless, for all its attendant negative aspects, porn in itself is NOT responsible for today's apparent laxity or excess.

(Disclaimer: Rich Adds: Let's Look At Porn was intended as a tongue-in-cheek double entendre, suggesting that we should more closely examine the definition of porn as presented by Jennifer and Dan, NOT a recommendation that the public should go online and purchase (or get more than they already secretly own!) 


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The Hidden Agenda Behind Porn

First Comment from Jordan:


I'll try to quickly and succinctly rebut Rich's defense of pornographic consumption and his attempt to root it in human nature.

His premise was that: porn is merely indicative of male sex drive, not a causal driver nor a societal hindrance.

His cute analogy of potty training sharks fails to address the issue that sharks do not live in communal groups as do nearly all humans, nor that a defining characteristic of humanity is the ability to utilize the rational faculties to control the baser instincts or at least to make pragmatic decisions to delay immediate gratification.  The popular media (yes porn is popular) profits handsomely by exalting the very opposite pursuit- nihilistic hedonism.  The weak shark analogy does not absolve you from accountability for your actions.

His explanation for lower levels of female porn consumption shows a flawed understanding of female sexuality (which may explain his aversion to socializing with them).  Female porn consumption at least matches that of men in the form of Romance novels, RomComs, soap operas, Telanovelas, celebrity tabloids, and plain old television programming where emotional empathizing is involved.  This is why women read Twilight and it's offshoots (Hat tip to you, Henry, for the graphic allusion).

Females are the sexual gatekeepers on account of their different hormonal makeup and reproductive contributions.  The risk and investment involved in procreation for women dwarfs that of men.  The shear number of sperm a man creates in a lifetime compared to the finite ovum and small female reproductive window means that men value youth and beauty as indicators of fertility in partners while women value social status and dominance  as an indicator of provision for future offspring.  Males have an innate drive for sexual novelty; Rick does inadvertently describes the Coolidge effect, which is part of the mechanism by which porn becomes something more devious than a mere pressure release valve for the socially inept.

The problem with porn manifests itself in the positive feedback loop of the dopamine response.  Simply, Visual image of naked woman →  massive dopamine release.  Same image repeatedly →  gradually decreasing dopamine release, until.... new visual image of naked woman →  heightened dopamine release.  This process necessitates gradual escalation of novelty to facilitate steady releases of dopamine.  This is how the addict becomes addicted.  Multiply this scenario over hours a day, for years of a man's formative period spent in anonymous computerized isolation and the escalation may (often does) result in the development of peculiar taboo sexual preferences and need for extremely graphic stimulation to become only minimally aroused.  Porn-addiction induced Erectile dysfunction is a commonality now when a single flesh and blood woman can hardly register on the dopamine scale for a man accustomed to hordes of lusty Internet whores engaging in all manners of depravity.

Men's visually driven sexual nature and innate drive for sexual novelty predisposes them to porn use and addiction, which in turn catalyzes the augmentation of the male sex drive while positively reinforcing the avoidance of real social partnerships for antisocial masturbation.

Comments for "Let's Look at Porn "

Christopher said (October 3, 2012):

I think the primary danger from pornography (aside from the occultic sexual magick that underlies some of it) is its effect on the formation of a teenager's sexual ideas. I was exposed to sexual things as a teenager through explicitly descriptive books, and soft-core cable movies, but this was countered by traditional religious values, and I had no access to hardcore porn until my early 20's, when internet access started to widen; however, I hardly saw any hardcore porn until about age 26.

Long story short, I have had my fill of porn since that time, and what is not creepy is often boring. I have no desire to "up the ante" and seek more stimulation from greater depravity. There's no way I would trade the experience of a real woman for watching porn. But I think this is because my "circuits" were not wired to habitually respond to porn as a teenager.


Lisa said (September 30, 2012):

There is a whole underground of men that because of their porn addiction cannot now even have a full-fledged orgasm and ejaculate inside of a woman. Look it up! Its called retarded or delayed ejaculation.

http://retardedejaculation.com/whatisretardedejaculation/

How do I know this? Because I got into a relationship with a man who had been married to a woman who had severe medical issues, who spent the last 10 years of their marriage using porn as a substitute for sex to spare his wife. We met a year after she passed away of cancer, and it was quite a disheartening process to live through. How did we overcome this? Quitting cold turkey. No more porn, no more masturbation, period.

He agreed to not masturbate and come to me with his needs and eventually things started to return to normal, and he could "finish" inside of me. It was a rough time to get through but we made it. Our culture would have a man "spill his seed" or his essence anywhere and everywhere but where it was INTENDED to go. I always tried to make him understand that I felt better afterwards, and just a few weeks ago I came across this article which explained it.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/health/article-2190863/Semen-good-womens-health-helps-fight-depression.html

My advice to men, keep that horse under control so that when the time is right he will be ready to ride!


Ellen said (September 30, 2012):

In our advanced age, my husband and I consider soft porn a boon. It is like a map reminding us where our body parts are supposed to be after years of slippage. (just kidding)


Janice said (September 30, 2012):

This porn article was great. Made me laugh by this gentleman! I don't know how to comment on these from the site but he made me chuckle with this paragraph....
"No flowers, dinners, patience-testing listening to endless details about her cat or having to rigorously stifle the natural impulse to note the prominent boobs spilling out of the nearby waitress's blouse, etc, etc."

Only question I would have would be then why do many men who are attached married or otherwise still actively engage in this? lol
I'm a firm believer in giving your man his needs and I know that means sometimes I won't have my feelings always coddled afterwards...

Great read!


Barry said (September 29, 2012):

The constant stream of sexual imagery flooding into our homes increases the sexual appetite in exactly the same way as over exposure to food advertising artificially increases our appetite for food. Porn has been deliberately pushed into our faces by the social engineers in order to ramp up our sexual appetites and also to remove the connection between sex and reproduction. This reduces our ability to bond emotionally with the opposite sex. It may seem paradoxical that the worldwide promotion of porn is part of the depopulation agenda, but it makes sense when you consider that sex and reproduction are increasingly seen as completely separate, particularly by the younger generation. Thanks to the porn industry and other nefarious methods of manipulating the public mind, sex is now regarded by many as a mere recreational activity devoid of any emotional feeling. The fact that governments have done nothing to stop the world wide prevalence of porn addiction and the ruination of many young peoples lives, leads one believe they know exactly where this is leading. In my view this is all preparation for the Brave New World.


Carl said (September 29, 2012):

I'm surprised this one is even being discussed. Porn contributes to several distortions.

1) Porn promotes unrealistic expectations of the opposite sex. Decades ago size was not quantified nearly as much by women and they didn't have a benchmark unless they discussed with friends. How could they know unless it was through experience and discussion? When it happened it was often after a certain age when they were married or more mature and comfortable with sex. The majority didn't obtain pornography because it wasn't readily available. See a lot of girls in the porno store?

2) Porn promotes the idea of paying for sexual services. The girls are attractive and having so much fun right? Why not rent a girl and debauch her? No hassle no fuss right?

3) Porn changes the spontaneous and co-learned intimacy between lovers. So many people's first experience and instruction is from porn.

4) Porn causes drug like sex stimulation addiction, and overuse of sexual energy.

5) Porn fosters the desires of men (perhaps some women) to have orgies and/or relationships which would be regarded as sinful by biblical standards.

6) Porn breaks the commandment of mental and spiritual adultery, which was passed down to keep the family unit strong and faithful for children benefit.

Sure there are variations and we can make the argument that for example: Cocaine doesn't cause drug addiction, that misled people searching for a buzz become addicted by obtaining it and using it. Whether discussing drugs or porn, we are often talking about young people who need help with their decisions and development, its not that simple.

I talked to a Chinese medicine practitioner once about sex and viagra. Interestingly he mentioned that each person has a finite amount of chi and this affected life expectancy. According to him as oversexed people continue to "get off" they lower this chi and potentially shorten their life faster than if these external items didn't exist (porn, viagra).

The old man drugs himself to preform sex when his body naturally wants to slow down. Perhaps Viagra could be considered a form of population control? Porn is. People use their benchmarks to judge each person on their genetic worthiness. Standards are high in the New World and I see tons of people waiting for their Brad Pitt or Angelina Jolie. This is what I call "Brad Pitt syndrome", a legion of 20/30/40 something ladies have it. As we know from our studies, they will wake up one day and realize they are old and single.


Stephen Coleman said (September 29, 2012):

Does the author know how many marriages and families are ruined by porn? Its become a major factor in the destruction of the basic family unit This is exactly what the Illuminati want. It becomes an addiction, an obsession and a mind obsessed with sex isn't much good for anything else.


Rich Loomis replies: said (September 29, 2012):

Per my earlier submission a few days ago, the notion that we are powerfully influenced by primal brain and body chemistry tends to provoke reaction and anger.

Thus one responder maliciously labels my discussion as a "defense of pornographic consumption" which explains my “aversion to socializing” with women -- yet where did I indicate that my own interactions with women had any correspondence to porn?

Then: "The weak shark analogy does not absolve you from accountability for your actions."

But, where exactly is it suggested that absolution should be bestowed upon aggressively hard-wired males?

And please -- women's romance novels are equivalent to the male hardcore sex drive, ergo -- men and women don't differ??

Then comes the flip-flop: "Males have an innate drive for sexual novelty" and "Females are the sexual gatekeepers on account of their different hormonal makeup" -- gee, REALLY? Wasn't that the point of my article?


Dan said (September 29, 2012):

I'm disappointed to see this many male readers stand up for pornography. That's the same mentality that must approve of teaching it to children in schools.
Years ago you brilliantly revealed that the porn aficionado forfeits his authority to rebuke other kinds of sex addicts.

Society is now saturated with incredibly weak people who believe they're strong.


Tony B said (September 29, 2012):

Coming down on men about porn is just another way to push their problems off on men instead of facing the plain truth. After all, it is not men that the huge majority of men look at in porn, it is women. Apparently millions of them. I understand it is a huge industry.

The "gate" is not being kept by these female "gatekeepers" so why blame the men who are wired to do all in their power to climb over the gate when a simple "no" from the beginning of time stops almost all men in their tracks? And why dress like "yes" if a woman already has a man or if she doesn't want men noticing her?


Israel Shamir (News List) said (September 29, 2012):

Saga of Porn,
a few links to Lasha Darkmoon

It is not exactly our cup of tea, but we published Lasha before, so now I send you a link for Lasha's new piece, entertaining as always, florid, in a word, this time about Pornography. Porn is bad, and so is masturbation, and similar to heroin, she writes.

http://www.theoccidentalobserver.net/2012/09/pornographys-effect-on-the-brain-part-1/

While at it, you can have a look at the Occidental Observer, a stimulating read. It is definitely adult reading, for its editor KMD is not politically correct and deals with subjects much more damaging than masturbation, like whether Jews are born evil and whether blacks are born dumb and whether whites are innately altruist. But after the shock wears off, you'll discover deep if unusual thinking.

Lasha's journey to the sources of Porn began a few months ago, when she wrote
http://www.theoccidentalobserver.net/2012/06/portraits-of-masters-of-porn-the-systematic-promotion-of-recreational-sex-sexual-callousness-and-sexual-deviancy/
an attack on Wilhelm Reich and Kinsey, on porn and sexual deviation, on Jewish Masters of Porn. She rather overstretches her case and claims that even KGB general Lebedev, now owner of the British Independent, is Jewish. This piece has hundreds of meaningful comments. There, Lasha makes connection between faith and masturbation/porn: they are mutually exclusive.

The Porn saga continues with KMD himself analyzing Lasha's piece:
http://www.theoccidentalobserver.net/2012/06/research-on-pornography-and-the-sexualization-of-culture/
and he finds that porn is no good for the Whites, while Jews are rather immune because are clever and disciplined.

The next is http://www.theoccidentalobserver.net/2012/09/on-the-moral-code-an-exchange-among-lasha-darkmoon-e-michael-jones-and-kevin-macdonald/ very very daring discussion between Lasha, KMD and Michael Jones on innate evilness of Jews. Mike denies innate evilness, says Logos is the answer.

Have a go at these links, have fun!


Salman (anti Z activist) said (September 29, 2012):

Apparently even my most religious Muslim uncles - the fundamentalist types - love their porn - in Bangladesh - and it aids them in their sex lives - men will always be men - we should all watch porn while getting it on... porn serves as a great visual aid to one's own sex life!

Even the worst anti-semites that I have met in my life will forgive organized Jews for producing and peddling pornos - unless its of the extreme kind - i.e. necrophilia, pedophilia, rape, bestiality


Kurt B said (September 29, 2012):

The porn I’ve seen over the years at smokers and bachelor parties is boring after the first couple of minutes. They follow a predictive boiler-plate formula that is more like an athletic event than an erotic encounter. The male is like a mechanical bull doing some sweaty skank and after all the effort, has to finish things off himself. It’s actually a turn-off.


Adam said (September 29, 2012):

Normal men use sex as a means to soothe their passions. Normal women use sex as a means to gain control of men.

Sure, indulging in lusts has a negative effect as does indulging in food or any other temporal desire.


Why did the patriarchs of the bible (i.e. David, Solomon, etc.) have so many wives and concubines (essentially a sex slave) -- there's even a story of a patriarch, Judah, engaging in prostitution with his daughter-in-law -- though he didn't know who she was at the time. Was it because of porn?


Steven said (September 29, 2012):

It seems to me that people here are missing Mr Loomis' point.

Fact is that men are highly attracted to the female form.

Thank goodness I'm in my 40's now but, I have to say that as a young 13, 18, 24 year old male the urges I got when a shapely young lass walked passed me were sometimes welcome, but mostly they were just as likely to be maddening!

Having a beautiful woman of age 19 or 49 walking by you or sitting opposite you engaged in conversation and you getting somewhat aroused by her is NOT fueled by porn. We are designed to seek out the fertile form.

All men have had that "Holy-Smokes! My God, look at her!" moment, and lots of them.

I didn't see anywhere in Mr Loomis' article a request for a porn free-for-all.

So what is porn. Legally in the US (according to Bill Hicks' stand-up routine), porn is something that "lacks artistic merit, and causes sexual thought". With that broad-brush anything can be a hanging offense!

So we can ban those photos of naked women, BUT THEN also ban lingerie ads as well, dress all female news anchors in ill-fitting sacks... Dissuade women from applying make-up, combing their hair, washing! Maybe go the Muslim way... have women wear veils ( there would be a few Christian types who would not disagree with women being fully covered up).

And maybe introduce Islamic punishments for those being caught transgressing with porn too... but then again "God loves the sinner but hates the sin".


JCLW said (September 29, 2012):

couldn't disagree more with the writer... I'm in my late fifties and can remember when adult shops were the only place that one could buy or look at porn. The porn shops always had a back door entrance so one could enter from the back so no one could see them from the street. No one wanted to get caught by "honest, moral folk" even though they were old enough look at porn. As porn became more accessible, with the advent of videos, DVD's, and the Internet, more and more people could "enjoy" it privately with out the social stigma of being a pervert.

I don't see porn as an example of male libido, I see porn as eating dessert without eating a meal, over and over and over again. Anyone with the slightest amount of rational sense knows that at some point you have to eat a good nutritious meal for nutritional balance in one's body. Heterosexuals and porn is no different than homosexuality. Too me homosexuality and porn is like having sex without the baggage of a woman or a man and all the responsibilities that go along with a male female relationship. I think feminism has made porn a viable option, men don't have to deal with women and their baggage and this goes for women with men as well.

Porn Has opened a door sexually that at this time can't be closed.

Too me sex in the marriage or in a male, female relationship is like having desert a few times a week. Sex without porn causes men and women to interface with one another in a way so that both their needs are met not only in the bedroom but in their everyday lives, without denigrating the act.

This manufactured male libido is just another distraction in our lives like work, our hobbies, and children who are simply kept as pets by their parents.

Look around and see what happens when one does anything in excess. Whether it is alcohol, drugs, food, sugar, and sex. Each of these actions in excess has a destructive effect.

This manufactured male libido simple denigrates men and mankind to the level of animals. There is a tribe that considers anyone not of their tribe to be nothing more than animals on two feet, created solely for the purpose of serving them. The path that many are being drawn into is enticing, but it leads to death. JCW


Andrew said (September 29, 2012):

LET'S NOT LOOK AT PORN

Rick Loomis's permissive perspective may be out of touch with today's problem. He really doesn't understand. We should view the pornography of today as a new form of weaponized smut.

There should be zero tolerance for it, because It has no redeeming social or artistic value. Today's smut is created and crafted to inflame nefarious lusts. The people in charge of Hollywood know that the audience leave the theater and mimic what they see in drama and in the arts. "Life imitates art."

That's what Plato was teaching 2500 years ago. Xenophon, one of Plato's contemporaries explained it better in CYROPAEDIA THE EDUCATION OF CYRUS, BOOK 1, "For at your age we do not believe you will break out into savagery against your fellows with whom you have been knit together since childhood in ties of friendship and respect. In the same way we do not talk to the young about the mysteries of love, for if lightness were added to desire, their passion might sweep them beyond all bounds."

If you don't even talk to the young about the mysteries of love for fear that they might become slaves of lust, you obviously protect them from pornography and the mega-smut of today. It is devoid of all beneficial qualities and should be avoided. It is much more damaging that Mr. Loomis and most people understand.

PS- Here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d6VAN7ELkk0 Ted Bundy explained immediately before his 1989 execution that the potential to be a sex killers is triggered by pornography.

No telling how many murders and rapes are triggered everyday by smut.


Richard said (September 28, 2012):

In a NYC.com article, "The Porn Myth" Naomi Wolf writes;
"In the end, porn doesn't whet men's appetites--it turns them off the real thing".

So what really happens is short circuiting the possibility of real relationship between human beings - burnout occurs in the addict whose caught in a feedback loop of fantasy. Pornography ultimately makes male youth programmed with it psychologically submissive to women.

Oversexualization of the female actually masculinizes her. This is the OTO secret of the 'Scarlet Woman'. Externalization of sex inverts the dynamics of gender.


Mike said (September 28, 2012):

Women have the same tendencies but not the same expressive behavior. Women express themselves by reading romance novels. They are just as pornographic as what men see.


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