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78. I was referring to the consumption, but others in this thread
have gotten into the "sex workers", which is ok by me. The poll was about the materials...
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  -Porn/erotica/smut Strong Atheist  Mar-13-06 06:14 AM   #0 
  - Porn has a bad rap, thanks to the fundies, IMO  ixion   Mar-13-06 06:19 AM   #1 
  - Agreed. nt.  Strong Atheist   Mar-13-06 06:21 AM   #2 
  - Thanks to the fundies?  NaturalHigh   Mar-14-06 07:26 AM   #143 
     - Those people ARE fundies.  benburch   Mar-18-06 12:56 PM   #257 
        - Speaking as a fundy  hfojvt   Mar-18-06 01:19 PM   #260 
           - No, your sort tie porn and sex whenever it suits your purposes.  benburch   Mar-18-06 01:24 PM   #261 
           - Of course, you are right. There is no dysfunctionality in the world  hfojvt   Mar-18-06 02:30 PM   #270 
              - There is plenty of sexual dysfunction in, for example, the Vatican  impeachdubya   Mar-18-06 03:32 PM   #277 
              - as a protestant, of course I think that Catholicism  hfojvt   Mar-18-06 04:00 PM   #279 
                 - I think if a kid has either Ward Cleaver OR Hugh Hefner as role models  impeachdubya   Mar-18-06 04:11 PM   #280 
              - sex without love is dysfunctional?  Djinn   Mar-19-06 09:51 PM   #298 
                 - Apparently.  impeachdubya   Mar-20-06 12:39 AM   #303 
           - All these discussions are UNIVERSALLY predicated upon two words:  impeachdubya   Mar-18-06 01:46 PM   #265 
           - Yet, if there are lines  hfojvt   Mar-18-06 02:16 PM   #266 
              - The argument around smut pertains to consenting adult material.  impeachdubya   Mar-18-06 02:25 PM   #268 
                 - I would think you are also talking about pictures and writing as well  hfojvt   Mar-18-06 03:29 PM   #276 
                    - Actually, in my humble opinion, drug abuse should be addressed as  impeachdubya   Mar-18-06 03:47 PM   #278 
                       - "legally available" is the issue  hfojvt   Mar-18-06 04:48 PM   #281 
           - What you like is "erotica" what other people watch is dirty "smut"  mongo   Mar-18-06 02:23 PM   #267 
              - Your last line is clearly untrue  hfojvt   Mar-18-06 03:00 PM   #272 
                 - "Society does not get alot of satisfaction from the invisible hand"  impeachdubya   Mar-18-06 03:20 PM   #274 
  - Robb is a dingbat  chefgirl   Mar-13-06 06:23 AM   #3 
  - We agree!  Strong Atheist   Mar-13-06 06:24 AM   #5 
  - Agree to what  wakeme2008   Mar-13-06 06:34 AM   #9 
     - On the porn. I would not call Robb a dingbat, especially NOW:  Strong Atheist   Mar-13-06 06:38 AM   #11 
  - I Agree, Too  AnnieBW   Mar-17-06 01:57 AM   #245 
  - I answered healthy/normal  meganmonkey   Mar-13-06 06:23 AM   #4 
  - Agreed. The same can be said on almost any topic,  Strong Atheist   Mar-13-06 06:26 AM   #6 
     - too much is a bad thing  Viva_La_Revolution   Mar-13-06 11:40 AM   #40 
        - Who gets to define "too much"? The gov.? Some church? You?  Strong Atheist   Mar-13-06 02:14 PM   #95 
           - The person who's viewing it, and their SO  Viva_La_Revolution   Mar-13-06 02:54 PM   #103 
              - We mostly agree, which is sometimes as good as it gets.  Strong Atheist   Mar-13-06 02:57 PM   #104 
  - Porn is porn. Whats the difference if it's male or female?  William769   Mar-13-06 06:30 AM   #7 
  - Ah. Sorry, that is not what I meant. I was asking for responses  Strong Atheist   Mar-13-06 06:31 AM   #8 
     - Well then Male porn is very Healthy!!!  William769   Mar-13-06 06:34 AM   #10 
        - LOL!!!  meegbear   Mar-13-06 07:30 AM   #15 
  - It depends on the theme of the porn & the attitudes expressed within.  WePurrsevere   Mar-13-06 06:43 AM   #12 
  - Agreed. BTW, that cat looks much like mine... nt.  Strong Atheist   Mar-13-06 06:45 AM   #13 
  - I'm with you  Rich Hunt   Mar-14-06 04:26 PM   #192 
  - Smut! A March by Tom Lehrer  mcscajun   Mar-13-06 07:27 AM   #14 
  - Yep. I had three or four of his albums at one time... good song. nt.  Strong Atheist   Mar-13-06 07:30 AM   #16 
  - Overall, I think it's healthy  GOPFighter   Mar-13-06 07:34 AM   #17 
  - Agreed on all counts. nt.  Strong Atheist   Mar-13-06 07:42 AM   #19 
  - It's only healthy  tmfun   Mar-13-06 07:42 AM   #18 
  - Loll! nt.  Strong Atheist   Mar-13-06 07:43 AM   #20 
  - I voted "other"  Ufomammut   Mar-13-06 07:53 AM   #21 
  - Welcome to D.U.!  Strong Atheist   Mar-13-06 09:37 AM   #23 
  - Well, as Nina Harley recently said  mongo   Mar-13-06 12:08 PM   #44 
  - It's complicated  Ufomammut   Mar-13-06 12:36 PM   #56 
  - People are what they see on the boob tube?  mongo   Mar-13-06 12:49 PM   #64 
     - No, porn alone won't necessarily make a "monster"  Ufomammut   Mar-13-06 12:59 PM   #70 
        - Porn is just pictures of people having sex.  benburch   Mar-18-06 12:55 PM   #256 
  - Read Nina's essay...  benburch   Mar-18-06 01:35 PM   #263 
  - This is an excellent post  Rich Hunt   Mar-14-06 04:27 PM   #193 
  - I Voted Other  abluelady   Mar-13-06 08:06 AM   #22 
  - "Live and let live". Cool. nt.  Strong Atheist   Mar-13-06 09:37 AM   #24 
  - That's pretty much my reasoning as well.  FVZA_Colonel   Mar-13-06 10:22 PM   #124 
  - Personally I find porn  BlackVelvet04   Mar-13-06 09:39 AM   #25 
  - I did not mean to include anything that was illegal in the porn  Strong Atheist   Mar-13-06 09:45 AM   #26 
  - Clarification  Ufomammut   Mar-13-06 10:32 AM   #27 
  - I am not quite sure what to make of all of this; I am a simpler creature.  Strong Atheist   Mar-13-06 10:43 AM   #28 
  - "When I see a young woman willingly debasing herself in porn..."  GOPFighter   Mar-13-06 11:23 AM   #36 
     - I've already outlined my position on this  Ufomammut   Mar-13-06 11:36 AM   #38 
     - "Debasement" is YOUR judgment  lapislzi   Mar-13-06 01:08 PM   #72 
        - It's fairly obvious  Ufomammut   Mar-13-06 01:23 PM   #73 
           - LOL! You're funny!  benburch   Mar-18-06 01:19 PM   #259 
     - Especially when most of the "golden shower" genre  mongo   Mar-13-06 12:16 PM   #47 
  - I don't find the human body ugly or evil either.....  BlackVelvet04   Mar-13-06 11:18 AM   #35 
     - Ah, well I don't think "art" falls in the category of  Strong Atheist   Mar-13-06 12:28 PM   #52 
  - ditto n/t  StellaBlue   Mar-14-06 04:32 PM   #195 
  - I was shocked to discover  FlaGranny   Mar-13-06 11:01 AM   #29 
  - "Clean" smut is always a marginal sell  Ufomammut   Mar-13-06 11:03 AM   #30 
  - Actually Hustler's movie product  mongo   Mar-13-06 12:21 PM   #49 
     - Not what I was alluding to  Ufomammut   Mar-13-06 12:39 PM   #60 
        - That was a joke on his part, you know.  benburch   Mar-18-06 12:49 PM   #253 
  - Hmmmm. Interesting. I knew none of that, though a friend once  Strong Atheist   Mar-13-06 11:04 AM   #31 
  - There's a similar story in Catch-22  FatDave   Mar-13-06 02:09 PM   #92 
  - Would I be surprised? Somewhat. It seemed sorta  Strong Atheist   Mar-13-06 02:22 PM   #100 
  - And,  FlaGranny   Mar-13-06 05:01 PM   #114 
     - So how did they have two kids?  Strong Atheist   Mar-14-06 06:24 AM   #137 
        - Hey, beats me! I guess  FlaGranny   Mar-14-06 10:47 AM   #148 
  - Gives new meaning to the phrase ....  RagingInMiami   Mar-13-06 11:30 AM   #37 
  - Zing LOL  Ufomammut   Mar-13-06 11:38 AM   #39 
  - That's good  Rich Hunt   Mar-14-06 04:30 PM   #194 
  - Porn is healthy/normal wih a caveat.  Yollam   Mar-13-06 11:07 AM   #32 
  - I liked 60"s/70's stuff because I like hirsute. As for age, I think  Strong Atheist   Mar-13-06 11:14 AM   #33 
  - The street kids sucked in by the industry are not on an equal footing.  Yollam   Mar-13-06 11:41 AM   #41 
  - Very misleading stereotype  Ufomammut   Mar-13-06 11:53 AM   #42 
  - I realize that not all porn "actors" are like that.  Yollam   Mar-13-06 11:58 AM   #43 
  - They do.  mongo   Mar-13-06 12:51 PM   #66 
     - Here's a link  ismnotwasm   Mar-14-06 02:43 PM   #177 
        - Thanks  mongo   Mar-14-06 04:33 PM   #196 
  - Um, No.  mongo   Mar-13-06 12:38 PM   #59 
     - No  Ufomammut   Mar-13-06 12:44 PM   #62 
  - The industry doesn't "prey" on anyone.  mongo   Mar-13-06 12:31 PM   #53 
  - "Models" LOL  Yollam   Mar-13-06 12:34 PM   #54 
     - There are suitcase pimps  mongo   Mar-13-06 12:45 PM   #63 
     - Same is true about many people in many professions, though.  benburch   Mar-18-06 12:51 PM   #254 
     - Gay porn outfits are certainly no sleazier than straight ones.  readmoreoften   Mar-14-06 02:25 AM   #133 
  - (Sigh). Most of us end up doing things we are not thrilled with to make  Strong Atheist   Mar-13-06 12:35 PM   #55 
     - But a mixed-up kid off the bus from Kansas might think...  Yollam   Mar-13-06 12:58 PM   #68 
     - ... and as a teacher, I am GROSSLY underpaid, and some  Strong Atheist   Mar-13-06 01:36 PM   #74 
     - Wow. It gives me no end of comfort to know there are teachers like you  Iris   Mar-14-06 11:42 AM   #156 
     - You mean she'd be better off deep frying McNuggets for a few years  mondo joe   Mar-18-06 05:28 PM   #285 
     - the difference is...  Rich Hunt   Mar-14-06 04:33 PM   #197 
  - yeah. Like the 20 year old chick who got caught up in the HIV scare a few  Iris   Mar-14-06 09:38 AM   #146 
     - The (straight) adult performer community  mongo   Mar-14-06 11:33 AM   #152 
     - I'm not saying that HIV is prevalent in that community.  Iris   Mar-14-06 11:35 AM   #153 
     - You know what I really hate about DU?  Iris   Mar-14-06 11:37 AM   #154 
        - And I was addressing your post  mongo   Mar-14-06 02:01 PM   #166 
           - You know so much about porn,  Iris   Mar-14-06 03:25 PM   #183 
              - Trading sex for a cell phone is not so bad  mongo   Mar-14-06 03:38 PM   #186 
                 - AMEN on that.  benburch   Mar-19-06 11:43 PM   #301 
     - All work is wage slavery. ALL of it.  benburch   Mar-18-06 12:53 PM   #255 
     - Maybe she could have worked in a coal mine for a few decades.  mondo joe   Mar-18-06 07:22 PM   #292 
  - I disagree that it is an extremely exloitative industry  mongo   Mar-13-06 12:27 PM   #51 
  - strongly seconded!  lionesspriyanka   Mar-14-06 05:20 PM   #202 
  - I also voted 'other'.  kalibex   Mar-13-06 11:16 AM   #34 
  - Ah. They are interchangeable terms to me, but I see your point.  Strong Atheist   Mar-13-06 12:13 PM   # 
  - Who gets to draw the line  mongo   Mar-13-06 12:54 PM   #67 
  - For the most part, agreed. Some things are illegal for a reason,  Strong Atheist   Mar-13-06 01:38 PM   #75 
     - Heartily agree  mongo   Mar-13-06 02:00 PM   #85 
        - Cool! Good luck in your battles! nt.  Strong Atheist   Mar-13-06 02:05 PM   #88 
  - Porn or erotica? "It's mostly a matter of lighting".  eppur_se_muova   Mar-13-06 02:51 PM   #101 
  - It's pretty normal, for the most part  noonwitch   Mar-13-06 12:13 PM   #45 
  - The first porno I saw was certainly something made in the early 70s.  impeachdubya   Mar-13-06 10:59 PM   #128 
  - Just like anything else, there's good porn and bad porn  libnnc   Mar-13-06 12:14 PM   #46 
  - Nice post  mongo   Mar-13-06 12:58 PM   #69 
  - I don't think there is a whole lot wrong with most  hyphenate   Mar-13-06 12:19 PM   #48 
  - For me it's...  Ufomammut   Mar-13-06 12:26 PM   #50 
  - Snuff films don't exist.  RandomKoolzip   Mar-13-06 02:04 PM   #87 
     - Thank you for reminding people of this.  readmoreoften   Mar-14-06 03:20 PM   #182 
  - For some, it's all they've got.  HypnoToad   Mar-13-06 12:36 PM   #57 
  - Actually...  Ufomammut   Mar-13-06 12:51 PM   #65 
     - I have a tendency to do that...  HypnoToad   Mar-13-06 10:13 PM   #122 
  - Female - porn is just totally comical/lame and not at all interesting.  Vektor   Mar-13-06 12:37 PM   #58 
  - Not sure what your focus is here  lapislzi   Mar-13-06 12:42 PM   #61 
  - Who is Rob?  DaveColorado   Mar-13-06 01:02 PM   #71 
  - Here:  Strong Atheist   Mar-13-06 01:55 PM   #79 
  - I was referring to the consumption, but others in this thread  Strong Atheist   Mar-13-06 01:54 PM   #78 
  - Well, on a non serious note... that video is HILARIOUS!!  Endangered Specie   Mar-13-06 01:44 PM   #76 
  - Thank you! I stole it from another D.U.er ... nt  Strong Atheist   Mar-13-06 01:57 PM   #80 
  - god I hope I dont start randomly singing it tomorrow  Endangered Specie   Mar-13-06 02:06 PM   #89 
     - Catchy, ain't it? nt.  Strong Atheist   Mar-13-06 02:07 PM   #90 
  - Ditto. That thing is a riot. n/t  impeachdubya   Mar-13-06 08:55 PM   #120 
     - Thank you. It is pretty funny. nt.  Strong Atheist   Mar-14-06 06:30 AM   #138 
  - Porn is good. Plain and simple.  Taverner   Mar-13-06 01:46 PM   #77 
  - Agreed. I like porn. nt.  Strong Atheist   Mar-13-06 01:57 PM   #81 
  - I would rather he be having sex.  PassingFair   Mar-13-06 04:54 PM   #112 
     - Private sex? That's your thing  Taverner   Mar-14-06 11:58 AM   #159 
  - Other -- It depends on the porn  Armstead   Mar-13-06 01:59 PM   #82 
  - Well, as long as it's between consenting adults  American Tragedy   Mar-13-06 01:59 PM   #83 
  - Kiddie porn is not, by definition, porn, it is obscenity  Taverner   Mar-13-06 02:02 PM   #86 
  - Sex is healthy & normal. Porn is often degrading n/t  mtnsnake   Mar-13-06 01:59 PM   #84 
  - Degrading depends on your opinion  Taverner   Mar-13-06 02:09 PM   #93 
     - No. I think you know what I'm referring to  mtnsnake   Mar-13-06 02:20 PM   #98 
        - I disagree  Taverner   Mar-13-06 02:52 PM   #102 
  - I don't care for the wording so I didn't vote.  mzmolly   Mar-13-06 02:08 PM   #91 
  - Sigh. Everyone's a critic. I wrote the poll as best I could.  Strong Atheist   Mar-13-06 02:18 PM   #96 
  - I'd be curious to know as well. n/t  redqueen   Mar-13-06 03:48 PM   #107 
  - I'm talking about most mainstream porn. Maxhardcore is an example.  mzmolly   Mar-13-06 08:46 PM   #119 
     - Max Hardcore is at one extreme end of the smut spectrum.  impeachdubya   Mar-13-06 10:01 PM   #121 
        - Who said you should desexualize?  mzmolly   Mar-14-06 09:06 AM   #144 
           - All I know is, his "style"- if you can call it that- is hardly indicative  impeachdubya   Mar-14-06 11:48 AM   #157 
           - The quote should be taken in context.  mzmolly   Mar-14-06 01:15 PM   #163 
              - I gotcha. It would be pretty weird to be attracted to just a pair of,  impeachdubya   Mar-14-06 01:42 PM   #164 
                 - All good points.  mzmolly   Mar-14-06 02:22 PM   #170 
                 - And there are certainly men  mongo   Mar-14-06 03:45 PM   #188 
                    - I got mugged in the alley behind the Good Vibrations store on 23rd street  impeachdubya   Mar-14-06 07:12 PM   #203 
           - The fact that you chose Max Hardcore  mongo   Mar-14-06 12:05 PM   #161 
              - I've shown you this info before Mongo  mzmolly   Mar-14-06 01:08 PM   #162 
                 - I suppose it's redundant to point out that the linked article  impeachdubya   Mar-14-06 01:45 PM   #165 
                 - That means MHC has been a big seller for sometime.  mzmolly   Mar-14-06 02:27 PM   #172 
                    - Either that, or, the popularity of that genre as reported by one article  impeachdubya   Mar-14-06 03:20 PM   #181 
                       - Given the ease in which I can find his material I'd say he's not a flash  mzmolly   Mar-14-06 03:30 PM   #184 
                          - Well, I'm sure you can find the movie Casablanca being sold  mongo   Mar-14-06 03:52 PM   #189 
                             - Find me the data. From what I've read MHC is selling more than the  mzmolly   Mar-14-06 04:06 PM   #191 
                                - Top 75 DVD sales  mongo   Mar-14-06 05:00 PM   #198 
                                - MHC ranked 145 on this list  mzmolly   Mar-14-06 05:08 PM   #199 
                                   - 145th on the adult rental list  mongo   Mar-14-06 08:42 PM   #210 
                                      - I don't know you tell me.  mzmolly   Mar-14-06 09:15 PM   #211 
                                         - Well with 1700 ever changing movies on the floor  mongo   Mar-15-06 11:44 AM   #219 
                                            - I'm glad you have some standards.  mzmolly   Mar-15-06 12:41 PM   #222 
                                            - Hi  mongo   Mar-16-06 11:29 AM   #230 
                                            - Hello  mzmolly   Mar-16-06 06:04 PM   #241 
                                            - There is no such thing as snuff films  mongo   Mar-17-06 11:29 AM   #247 
                                            - Most are hoaxes to my understanding.  mzmolly   Mar-17-06 11:52 AM   #248 
                                            - From your google search  mongo   Mar-17-06 07:01 PM   #250 
                                            - What part of intermingling murder with sexual arousal don't you get?  mzmolly   Mar-18-06 12:45 PM   #251 
                                            - I read the article, did you?  mongo   Mar-18-06 02:53 PM   #271 
                                            - You keep changing the subject.  mzmolly   Mar-18-06 03:11 PM   #273 
                                            - My friends in law enforcement tell me there has never been ONE commercial  benburch   Mar-18-06 01:01 PM   #258 
                                            - There are fake snuff films which are called "snuff films."  mzmolly   Mar-18-06 06:02 PM   #287 
                                            - Well, fake hardly counts...  benburch   Mar-18-06 06:27 PM   #288 
                                            - Really?  mzmolly   Mar-18-06 06:50 PM   #290 
                                            - Have Fun!  benburch   Mar-18-06 07:15 PM   #291 
                                            - Yes making a film with the intent to shock would change my assessment,  mzmolly   Mar-19-06 09:57 AM   #294 
                                            - The mice are usually smart enough to stay away...  benburch   Mar-19-06 04:27 PM   #295 
                                            - Interesting ...  mzmolly   Mar-19-06 09:30 PM   #296 
                                            - Well, SOME sexual violence is in the eye of the beholder.  benburch   Mar-19-06 11:35 PM   #300 
                                            - Consent IS key.  mzmolly   Mar-20-06 10:57 AM   #306 
                                            - Oh, and...  benburch   Mar-19-06 11:51 PM   #302 
                                            - I'm certain many people role play.  mzmolly   Mar-20-06 10:58 AM   #307 
                                            - I really don't think so.  benburch   Mar-20-06 02:36 PM   #308 
                                            - SHE is the aggressor, which is less intimidating  mzmolly   Mar-20-06 02:45 PM   #309 
                                - There was this "puppetry of the penis" show that was very popular  impeachdubya   Mar-14-06 07:14 PM   #204 
                                   - They did a national tour.  mzmolly   Mar-14-06 07:27 PM   #205 
                                      - "better in concept than in actuality"  impeachdubya   Mar-14-06 10:26 PM   #213 
                                         - Likely so.  mzmolly   Mar-14-06 11:16 PM   #216 
                                            - Ah, you gotta love the internet.  impeachdubya   Mar-15-06 12:49 AM   #218 
                                               - LOL  mzmolly   Mar-15-06 12:34 PM   #221 
                 - Personally, I don't carry Max Hardcore  mongo   Mar-14-06 02:24 PM   #171 
                    - I'll have to take your word for it.  mzmolly   Mar-14-06 02:29 PM   #174 
                       - Sells like "mad"?  benburch   Mar-18-06 06:33 PM   #289 
  - That's the same reason I didn't vote  mtnsnake   Mar-13-06 02:22 PM   #99 
  - I have no problem with it so long as it is not into weird stuff.  Zynx   Mar-13-06 02:14 PM   #94 
  - What's weird? I like hirsute. Some like S&M. What's weird,  Strong Atheist   Mar-13-06 02:20 PM   #97 
     - FWIW, this is what customs considers obscene in the UK  Monkey see Monkey Do   Mar-13-06 03:18 PM   #106 
        - I consider that all to be in my "weird" category.  Zynx   Mar-13-06 05:35 PM   #117 
  - Male - Other  slackmaster   Mar-13-06 02:58 PM   #105 
  - Smut that works for me is normal/healthy.  geniph   Mar-13-06 04:12 PM   #108 
  - Lol!  Strong Atheist   Mar-14-06 06:33 AM   #139 
  - Isn't what you like called erotica?  mongo   Mar-14-06 02:29 PM   #173 
  - If everyone involved is a consenting adult, what they do with their bodies  impeachdubya   Mar-13-06 04:22 PM   #109 
  - REAL AMERICANS DON'T CENSOR  iconoclastNYC   Mar-13-06 04:37 PM   #110 
  - It's In The Eye Of The Beholder. It's None Of Anyone Elses Damn Business!  OPERATIONMINDCRIME   Mar-13-06 04:42 PM   #111 
  - I'd have to say that cases of rape and sexual assault would go up if not  Raydawg1234   Mar-13-06 04:56 PM   #113 
  - what about the double standard, there are men in porno's too.  Raydawg1234   Mar-13-06 05:10 PM   #115 
  - Depends whether you define Fox News as "Porn". In any case...  mwooldri   Mar-13-06 05:12 PM   #116 
  - If you're really getting off from watching FOX News, that's your business.  impeachdubya   Mar-13-06 07:36 PM   #118 
  - I can't believe there is even still a debate on "porn"  walldude   Mar-13-06 10:19 PM   #123 
  - 'Cuz some people get off on watching other adults in consensual behavior  impeachdubya   Mar-13-06 10:29 PM   #125 
  - Other: it can be normal and healthy OR objectifying  WildEyedLiberal   Mar-13-06 10:30 PM   #126 
  - in my experience, most commercial smut falls into the first category.  impeachdubya   Mar-13-06 10:46 PM   #127 
     - Another hairy lover! Me too!  Strong Atheist   Mar-14-06 06:38 AM   #140 
        - Yeah, this brazillian waxing trend does absolutely nothing for me.  impeachdubya   Mar-14-06 10:19 PM   #212 
  - Can you both use porn & acknowledge the harmful effects of objectification  omega minimo   Mar-13-06 11:01 PM   #129 
  - Not mutally exclusive -- but hard to define.  mongo   Mar-14-06 02:59 PM   #178 
     - The first step would be better understanding of objectification and the  omega minimo   Mar-14-06 08:28 PM   #208 
        - self delete  impeachdubya   Mar-15-06 05:42 PM   #225 
        - Is "desensitization" still relevant if the source of these dubious"facts"  impeachdubya   Mar-15-06 11:21 PM   #226 
           - ETA you know I don't like to get thrust into someone else's argument  omega minimo   Mar-16-06 10:38 AM   #227 
              - Okay, but you mentioned 'desensitization' being relevant. Never mind that  impeachdubya   Mar-16-06 11:24 AM   #229 
                 - Methinks debunkers doth protest too much  omega minimo   Mar-16-06 11:52 AM   #231 
                    - Sure you do. I'm sure there are pro-lifers and creation "scientists" who  impeachdubya   Mar-16-06 02:01 PM   #232 
                       - See, I'm not really part of that argument you're having with whoever  omega minimo   Mar-16-06 03:28 PM   #233 
                          - I think you're right, and this thread has earned a decent burial.  impeachdubya   Mar-16-06 03:56 PM   #234 
  - Porn isn't just about women.  mondo joe   Mar-13-06 11:02 PM   #130 
  - You just pull that bus over to the side of the double entendre highway  impeachdubya   Mar-14-06 02:13 AM   #131 
  - Sorry, did not mean to exclude anyone (I'm bi meself). The thing  Strong Atheist   Mar-14-06 02:06 PM   #167 
  - people need to...  quantessd   Mar-14-06 02:24 AM   #132 
  - In case no one has said it, yet-  impeachdubya   Mar-14-06 03:30 AM   #135 
  - Yes, Welcome to D.U.!  Strong Atheist   Mar-14-06 06:40 AM   #141 
  - As a female who worked in porn for years.....  readmoreoften   Mar-14-06 02:58 AM   #134 
  - I like your post  blogslut   Mar-14-06 09:34 AM   #145 
  - My vote is Male: Other. And very much what readmoreoften said...  hunter   Mar-14-06 11:25 AM   #151 
  - If this were virtual reality  mongo   Mar-14-06 03:18 PM   #180 
  - Sex workers have always had shitty working conditions.  mzmolly   Mar-14-06 07:34 PM   #207 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-14-06 10:36 PM   #214 
        - You call me what you like.  mzmolly   Mar-14-06 11:14 PM   #215 
           - Deleted message  Name removed   Mar-15-06 12:10 AM   #217 
              - Your the one who attacked women who take issue with the industry your  mzmolly   Mar-15-06 12:31 PM   #220 
                 - If you really want to help...  readmoreoften   Mar-16-06 05:14 PM   #240 
                    - I'm going to take time to consider what you've posted.  mzmolly   Mar-16-06 10:55 PM   #242 
                    - First I want to respond to the statements you made which troubled me.  mzmolly   Mar-17-06 09:42 AM   #246 
  - Porn is what the viewer deems it to be  sandnsea   Mar-14-06 03:54 AM   #136 
  - There is a lot of truth in this... nt.  Strong Atheist   Mar-14-06 07:03 AM   #142 
  - Well, the results are in!  Strong Atheist   Mar-14-06 09:55 AM   #147 
  - Lol...My other toy has tits  OxQQme   Mar-14-06 10:52 AM   #149 
     - Welcome to D.U.!  Strong Atheist   Mar-14-06 02:19 PM   #169 
  - Porn desensitives the viewer  debbierlus   Mar-14-06 11:08 AM   #150 
  - Do you feel the same way about gay porn? n/t  kgfnally   Mar-14-06 11:40 AM   #155 
  - "It also desensitizes arousal. More and more extreme porn  Puglover   Mar-14-06 11:55 AM   #158 
  - I think there are  plcdude   Mar-14-06 12:04 PM   #160 
  - interesting  quantessd   Mar-14-06 02:18 PM   #168 
  - Welcome to D.U.!  Strong Atheist   Mar-14-06 02:30 PM   #176 
  - This post is 100% speculation, 0% factual basis.  mondo joe   Mar-14-06 02:29 PM   #175 
  - No, it is NOT speculation. Porn can be VERY damaging.  debbierlus   Mar-15-06 12:52 PM   #223 
     - "Dr. Victor Cline"- Now THERE'S a guy without an obvious agenda:  impeachdubya   Mar-15-06 03:21 PM   #224 
     - I like my evidence to be scientific, not religious belief based.  mondo joe   Mar-18-06 05:26 PM   #284 
  - I think it does exactly the opposite  slackmaster   Mar-14-06 03:06 PM   #179 
  - Most women don't like doggie style?  mongo   Mar-14-06 03:33 PM   #185 
  - "most women get nothing out of that position"  redqueen   Mar-14-06 03:44 PM   #187 
  - Great minds think alike  mongo   Mar-14-06 03:59 PM   #190 
  - i like being on my hands and knees  lionesspriyanka   Mar-14-06 05:18 PM   #201 
  - There's a lot to be said for that position  geniph   Mar-16-06 04:30 PM   #235 
  - "most women get nothing out of that position"  Iniquitous Bunny   Mar-18-06 05:08 PM   #282 
  - the thing that's interesting to me about porn  nemo137   Mar-14-06 05:15 PM   #200 
  - Probably Not Unhealthy For Most Folks  Southpawkicker   Mar-14-06 07:32 PM   #206 
  - But should we tailor our laws for those few  geniph   Mar-16-06 04:32 PM   #236 
  - Depends on the type of porn  killbotfactory   Mar-14-06 08:39 PM   #209 
  - Have you seen the Netherlands new immigration law?  savemefromdumbya   Mar-16-06 10:42 AM   #228 
  - I'm so there. n/t  impeachdubya   Mar-16-06 11:37 PM   #243 
  - First  CovertOP   Mar-16-06 04:45 PM   #237 
  - Well... The Porn *I* Look At Does NOT Objectify Or Degrade Women...  arwalden   Mar-16-06 04:52 PM   #238 
  - Well, hopefully it would depend on the man...  impeachdubya   Mar-21-06 12:42 AM   #310 
  - Other: There are different types of porn.  progressivebydesign   Mar-16-06 04:56 PM   #239 
  - I'm touching myself again!  MadisonProgressive   Mar-17-06 12:15 AM   #244 
  - How many people's sexual fantasies are exclusively Nice?  Kailassa   Mar-17-06 01:17 PM   #249 
  - make mine 'erotica' please, thank you...  bridgit   Mar-18-06 12:47 PM   #252 
  - I like a good porno movie to get the motor humming  Ksec   Mar-18-06 01:27 PM   #262 
  - One question.  Finnfan   Mar-18-06 01:46 PM   #264 
  - Tempting as that idea is...  impeachdubya   Mar-18-06 03:21 PM   #275 
  - The thread that would not die  mongo   Mar-18-06 02:26 PM   #269 
  - And six times...  benburch   Mar-18-06 05:15 PM   #283 
  - Porn is healthy and even normal  bigwillq   Mar-18-06 05:51 PM   #286 
  - Harlequin Romances are Smutty. :P  Pryderi   Mar-19-06 07:45 AM   #293 
  - There is nothing wrong with pornography.  MrsGrumpy   Mar-19-06 09:35 PM   #297 
  - Porn ,like anything else, is only bad...  Feron   Mar-19-06 11:12 PM   #299 
  - How old were you when you sneeked a peek at Playboy/ how about  Imagevision   Mar-20-06 12:42 AM   #304 
  - sexual repression = perversions and crime  upi402   Mar-20-06 12:49 AM   #305 
 

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