Conservative college men's campaign for porn censorship

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<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "Conservative university men in a handful of campus The campaign, launched by Notre Dame students in October, has since expanded to Harvard University, Princeton University and the University of Pennsylvania. reports Inside Higher Ed. "Data-reactid =" 22 "> Conservative academics from some campuses across the country call for a ban on pornography Campaign launched by Notre-Dame University students in October last has since been extended to Harvard University., Princeton University and University of Pennsylvania, reports Inside Higher Ed.

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "Their goal, Jim Martinson, senior of Nortre Dame has explained at the Daily Beast, is to ban WiFi campus pornography by installing filters similar to just recently implemented by Starbucks, McDonalds and Panera. It's also quite useless, since students can easily distribute pornography from their phone using data or access pornography via a private WiFi network. Martinson is the chief editor of a letter imploring the university to implement the ban. In December, he told the Daily Beast to have informed at least 40 students who wanted to campaign for an anti-porn filter on their own campus. "Data-reactid =" 23 "> Their goal, Jim Martinson, senior at Nortre Dame has explained at the Daily Beast, is to ban WiFi campus pornography by installing filters similar to just recently implemented by Starbucks, McDonalds and Panera. It's also quite useless, since students can easily distribute pornography from their phone using data or access pornography via a private WiFi network. Martinson is the chief editor of a letter imploring the university to implement the ban. In December, he told The Daily Beast that he had heard at least 40 students who had campaigned for a porn filter on their own campus.

<p class = "web-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "While the Conservatives were running anti-porn movements decades ago, Inside Higher Ed notes that, unlike the old anti-porn crusaders, who claimed that pornography was immoral, middle school students adopt the language of feminists and focus on violence against women. "Pornography is the new sex education, providing A troubling scenario Notre Dame's sincere efforts to educate students about consent and other aspects of healthy sexuality are terribly weak given the fact that at the moment students arrive on campus, many addictive observations of pornography for years ", Martinson wrote in his letter. "Porn does not work. The overwhelming majority of contemporary pornography is literally filmed "Violence Against Women – Violence Made Invisible by Context." "Data-reactid =" 24 "> While conservatives have been running anti-porn movements for decades, Inside Higher Ed notes that, unlike the past," Pornography is the new sex education, providing a troubling scenario about what men find sexually attractive and what women should do Pornography is immoral, college men adopt the language of feminists The sincere efforts of Notre Dame to educate students about consent and other aspects of life "A healthy sexuality is pitifully low given the fact that by the time students arrive on campus, many of them have been looking at drug addiction for years," said Martinson. wrote in his letter. "Porn does not work. The overwhelming majority of contemporary pornography is literally filmed on violence against women – violence rendered invisible by context.

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "Research on the relationship between pornography and violence in the world" Regarding women is mixed: the increased visualization of pornography can to contribute Negative attitudes towards women, but there is no causal relationship between watching porn and committing sexual assault. Researchers to have found that aggressive men interpret pornography differently from non-aggressive men, and that there are "reliable associations between frequent use of pornography and sexually aggressive behavior" among men who consume "violent pornography and / or for men at high risk of sexual assault ". The problem is porn, it's the problem, it's aggressive men. "data-reactid =" 25 "> Research on the relationship between porn and violence against women is mixed: better visualization of pornography to contribute Negative attitudes towards women, but there is no causal relationship between watching porn and committing sexual assault. Researchers to have found that aggressive men interpret pornography differently from non-aggressive men, and that there are "reliable associations between frequent use of pornography and sexually aggressive behavior" among men who consume "violent pornography and / or for men at high risk of sexual assault ". The problem is porn, it's the problem of aggressive men.

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "While mainstream porn is certainly overrun by men who exploit women (both on and off the screen) -and so much of that is immoral-A few feminists are difficult that by creating ethical porn that focuses on the pleasure of women and consent values. Martinson's campaign can be formulated in the language of a progressive activist, but the argument is the same as that of his conservative predecessors. Will Long, of Harvard, who launched an anti-porn campaign inspired by Martinson's disease, told Inside Higher Ed that "porn is really the ultimate example of someone's abstraction." , of his daughter, in an object of satisfaction ". Interesting, a lesson on the objectification of a man who describes a human being only as "the daughter of someone". "data-reactid =" 26 "> While traditional pornography is certainly invaded by men who exploit women (both on screen and on the outside of the screen), immoral-A few feminists are difficult that by creating ethical porn that focuses on the pleasure of women and consent values. Martinson's campaign can be formulated in the language of a progressive activist, but the argument is the same as that of his conservative predecessors. Will Long, of Harvard, who launched an anti-porn campaign inspired by Martinson's disease, told Inside Higher Ed that "porn is really the ultimate example of someone's abstraction." , of his daughter, in an object of satisfaction ". Interesting, a lesson on the objectification of a man who describes a human being only as "the daughter of someone".

The campaign generated a lot of enthusiasm, but it did not change the school's policy. Notre Dame spokesperson Paul J. Browne told Inside Higher Ed, "Although we recognize that pornography is exploitation and not a crime without a victim, students are supposed to" filter "the sites themselves. they visit.

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "Feminist writer and sex educator Jaclyn Friedman, whose book unscrewed affirms that women live in an era of empty sexual empowerment, told Philly.com said the campaign was "badly run". "Data-reactid =" 28 "> Jaclyn Friedman, writer and sexist educator, whose book unscrewed affirms that women live in an era of empty sexual empowerment, told Philly.com that the campaign is "bad head".

"If Social Conservatives on university campuses want to do something about sexual violence, they should start by allowing survivors to lead the conversation," Friedman said. "There are very few [survivors] who call for a ban on pornographic Wi-Fi. "

Amen to that.

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