The Detrimental Affects of Pornography On The Mind

Brain-SquishViewing pornography is detrimental to brain function, with the extent of brain malfunction not yet known. Subsequent to the detriment of the mind, are the detrimental affects of pornography on society.

Society has yet to witness the complete results of the proliferation of pornography. Not long ago the use, availability and proliferation of pornography was difficult to ascertain. What’s more, obtaining and viewing pornography was looked at with disdain and shame by the western societies. But those two things have changed in recent years. First, with the proliferation of digital and online pornography, the study of its use is more scientific. Second, due to shifts in popular morality, western society’s view of pornography has softened.

Apart from religious and moral objections to pornography, there is a growing body of research and study into the actual affects of pornography on the human mind. This study and information is absolutely essential for a responsible society.

Kuhn and Gallinat “found a significant negative association between reported pornography hours per week and gray matter volume in the right caudate…”(Kuhn & Gallant). Gray matter being that which “contains the cell bodies, dendrites and terminals of neurons. . . where all synapses are” (Grey Matter and White Matter). Grey matter is “a part of the brain used for the transportation of information from sensory and motor stimuli”(Grey Matter, Wikipedia).

 

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When you love life more than sex

flowrcacterSexuality is all around us. As a consumer culture, the marketeers seem to have found a way to exploit our basest desires, arousing it’s hunger. And when that hunger is fed, it grows to be stronger than the will to live.

Sexuality was designed and created by God. And everything God does is good, and purposeful. But what God has made perfect may be perverted and subverted by sin. And what was made for the creation of life may turn into an instrument of death. What is altogether good may be used for evil.

We can see the obvious evidence of sexual desire being used as an instrument of death by the rapes and sexual assaults against women and children in the news. But a farther conversation is nearly prohibited in our culture. But lets take Continue reading “When you love life more than sex”