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MissMillie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Dec-13-06 04:14 PM
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50. So, who do you want to be in charge of deciding
which type of entertainment panders to the lowest part of the brain, and which type is enlightening and educational?


It is possible to educate people about porn and the exploitation that accompanies the industry. I've seen statistics that say that for every reputable manufacturer of adult material (Playboy, Hustler, etc.) there are 30 to 40 manufacturers who kidnap, drug, and even rape women. Yep--the industry SUCKS, plain and simple. There are people out there who, when faced with these numbers, would say to themselves, "I'm not going to patronize that." How do I know this? Because we have people here who will not patronize Wal-Mart, and who will not patronize Bath & Body Works. When people are educated, they often make very good decisions.

But I'm not sure it's possible to pick the right person to be the overall "decider" of who gets to see what.

Does it suck that people actually make money off of exploiting other people? You bet it does.

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