A Notion on Pornography
Pornography manipulates the thoughts, feelings and even the chemical
balances in the bodies of those who use it, especially those with
testosterone pumping thru their veins. In this way pornographers may be
guilty of some of the same things that tobacco companies are accused of,
that is providing a product that once used, starts a process whereby the
user, if so predisposed, may effectually lose their ability to control
it's use. These pushers may be guilty of an act in which men are
reduced to human ATMs. Not to mention being driven to behavior that could
lower their emotional stability, undermine their self-esteem, interrupt
their relationships, and waste their money, time
and is sinful. (the concept of "sin" will be addressed in a
Pornography has a biological effect on its users because they unwittingly condition their bodies to receive endorphins and
other brain chemicals thru the sexual stimulation that pornography provides,
which release these chemicals to the brain.
At times of increased stress or depression or boredom the body and mind will demand more
pornography for more endorphins. This could escalate into to the point that
a sexual relationship with the spouse is less appealing than a pornographic fantasy
accompanied with masturbation. This is the manipulating control that porno pushers hope to have in order to hook a user and profit from them.
It is no coincidence the amount of money internet pornographers can expect to make.
Pornography is not much different in its ability to coerce from tobacco or
But fornication, and all uncleanness, or covetousness, let it not even be named among you, as becometh saints; nor filthiness, nor foolish talking, or jesting, which are not befitting: but rather giving of thanks. For this ye know of a surety, that no fornicator, nor unclean person, nor covetous man, who is an idolater, hath any inheritance in the kingdom of Christ and God. Let no man deceive you with empty words: for because of these things cometh the wrath of God upon the sons of disobedience. Be not ye therefore partakers with them; For ye were once darkness, but are now light in the Lord: walk as children of light (for the fruit of the light is in all goodness and righteousness and truth), proving what is well-pleasing unto the Lord; and have no fellowship with the unfruitful works of darkness, but rather even reprove them; for the things which are done by them in secret it is a shame even to speak of. But all things when they are reproved are made manifest by the light: for everything that is made manifest is light. Wherefore he
saith, Awake, thou that sleepest, and arise from the dead, and Christ shall shine upon thee.