Media and the Backlash Against Internet Pornography Among Young Men
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Finally, a major media publication has acknowledged the harmful nature and effects of pornography. TIME Magazine ran a cover story last April entitled Porn and the Threat to Virility. The writer Belinda Luscombre, followed a growing movement of young men who grew up immersed in internet pornography, only to discover it had damaged their sexuality. Porn has left them incapable of intimate relationships with real women.
The reason some are speaking out against porn, is simple: These mostly non-religious twenty-somethings who’ve been guzzling porn since puberty are realizing that porn has rewired their sexuality, leaving them crippled in real-life relationships.
The new crusaders against porn,are convinced that their sexual responses have been sabotaged because their brains were virtually marinated in porn when they were adolescents…[They] feel like unwitting guinea pigs in a largely unmonitored decade-long experiment in sexual conditioning.
It's encouraging to see the mainstream media admitting the negative consequences of porn. Porn addiction is a health crisis, but it's more deeply a heart crisis. For men of faith (preaching to myself), we’ve got to be able to direct those who want to be free from the chains of porn to something better. To help them recognize, our sexuality was designed not for sexual immorality, but for God. (Adapted from BreakPoint)