[ExI] Socialism and Environmentalism are inevitable
William Flynn Wallace
foozler83 at gmail.com
Tue May 27 17:02:44 UTC 2014
many feminists assume that widespread access to porn increases the
incidence of rape. The feminist argument is perfectly logical; porn
degrades women, and often glories rape directly, so it seems it would
encourage more acts of rape. But the evidence doesn't support their theory.
It seems to be the opposite. Societies with easy access to porn have lower
incidents of rape. This is something we should continue to investigate and
see it there's really a cause and effect, but no feminist (and I am one)
has the right to say that just because a person says, "Let's allow porn,"
that person is saying, "Let's allow rape." We all want to stop rape, I
hope. The answer about how to do so must not be assumed from the start.
Many years ago an 'experiment' occurred in Denmark: pornography became
legal. Soon hundreds of porn shops etc. opened. Rape statistics went down
and down. After several years shops began to close and most of the
customers were from out of the country. Porn became ho-hum, just like it
is now for most of us. In 'The Light of Other Days" by Arthur C. Clark and
Stephen Baxter, public sexual intercourse becomes common. And ho-hum.
People can get used to nearly anything. Well, most people.
I too am a feminist, maybe the only male one my college ever had. wfw
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