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 Winning The Battle Against Pornography

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Jul 17, 2001
Recently, President Thomas S. Monson, First Counselor in the First Presidency of the Mormon Church published a message decrying the evils of pornography. As Mormonism is, along with Scientology and Islam, one of three religions officially recognized by the editors this web site, we fully support President Monson in this matter. While his message clearly outlines the horrors of pornography, it offers little practical advice for those who wish to cease their use of pornographic materials. Fortunately, the editors of are here to assist you in this endeavor.

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It is difficult for an individual who has begun to become accustomed to pornography to break the habit. Like syphilis, it slowly spreads until its inoperable gummata have permanently damaged both mind and soul. Fortunately, like syphilis, a pornography addiction can be cured if caught in the early stages. We at are proud to present the following 12 step plan:

  1. Recognize that pornography is a liberal plot.
    As Andrea Dworkin has observed, the new pornography industry is a left wing enterprise. Its dirty little secret is not sex, but commerce. As Ms. Dworkin wrote in Pornography: Men Possessing Women:
    On the Left, the sexually liberated woman is the woman of pornography. Free male sexuality wants, has a right to, produces, and consumes pornography because pornography is pleasure. Leftist sensibility promotes and protects pornography because pornography is freedom. The pornography glut is bread and roses for the masses. Freedom is the mass-marketing of woman as whore. Free sexuality for the woman is in being massively consumed, denied an individual nature, denied any sexual sensibility other than that which serves the male. Capitalism is not wicked or cruel when the commodity is the whore; profit is not wicked or cruel when the alienated worker is a female piece of meat; corporate bloodsucking is not wicked or cruel when the corporations in question, organized crime syndicates, sell cunt; racism is not wicked or cruel when the black cunt or yellow cunt or red cunt or Hispanic cunt or Jewish cunt has her legs splayed for any man's pleasure; poverty is not wicked or cruel when it is the poverty of dispossessed women who have only themselves to sell; violence by the powerful against the powerless is not wicked or cruel when it is called sex; slavery is not wicked or cruel when it is sexual slavery; torture is not wicked or cruel when the tormented are women, whores, cunts. The new pornography is left-wing; and the new pornography is a vast graveyard where the Left has gone to die. The Left cannot have its whores and its politics too.
  2. Learn to ignore the free speech argument.
    President Monson clearly warns against defending the "so-called rights of those who would contaminate with smut and destroy all that is precious and sacred." Be sure to remember that Joseph Smith, the founder of Mormonism, once destroyed a printing press that was used to print unflattering depictions of his church. All Mormons should keep this in mind when the topic of "free speech" is being bandied about. For those of you who are not Mormon, consider the words of noted abolitionist William Lloyd Garrison who called the USian constitution "a covenant with death and an agreement with hell."
  3. Pornography has costs besides social ones.
    According to US News And World Report, hard core pornography is and eight billion dollar a year industry. Since most decent, god fearing USians avoid pornography like the plague, a mere handful of you must be supporting the industry. If you are tempted to purchase pornography, think about what else you could do with that $250,000.
  4. Do not underestimate the value of medication.
    Opium and its many derivatives are excellent at suppressing both your sexual and culinary appetites. Due to the uneven quality of heroin, we at Adequacy recommend morphine instead. Not only will it reduce your need for pornography, but it will also reduce your waistline. It truly is a panacea.
  5. Wean yourself off slowly.
    Attempts to suddenly withdraw from the use of pornography are often traumatic. You can and should take this gradually. First step down to a softer core grade of pornography, such as Playboy. The next step is to a but non-pornographic source of erotic imagery, such as a Victoria's Secret catalogue. Finally, you can move all the way down to the bra advertisements in the Mormon Church owned newspaper, The Deseret News. You have difficulty creating an enjoyable masturbatory fantasy with such low grade wank material at first, which is why it's important to work your way down to this level gradually. Remember the fable of the tortoise and the hare: slow and steady wins the race.
  6. Fantasize about women you know.
    Fantasizing about friends, neighbors, acquaintances and co-workers can lead to an extremely satisfying wank - more so than dreaming about an anonymous porn starlet in many cases. If you need visual aids, consider taking a camera with you and taking snapshots. In order to avoid suspicion, be sure to have a good excuse for taking pictures and photograph everyone, not just the cuties. You can throw away the pictures of the unattractive ones and film is cheap. Company parties and church events are an excellent opportunity for this sort of thing.
  7. Learn to appreciate the eroticism of the clothed human form.
    A truly extraordinarily beautiful woman can fuel a satisfactory wank session even with her clothes on. I find that pictures of Natalie Portman in any attire, even a heavy winter coat and ski mask, are very easy to masturbate to. You can find an excellent selection of Natalie Portman photographs here.

With any luck, these simple steps will help keep you pornography free for life. Additionally, you may have noticed that our 12 step program has only seven steps. This is due to the extreme quality of the advice dispensed by this site. We don't need the full 12 steps that other, lesser organizations require.


What if you don't know many attractive women? (5.00 / 2) (#4)
by typical geek on Tue Jul 17th, 2001 at 11:04:08 AM PST
What if you're getting to that age where you don't know many sexually attractive women?

We didn't get any cute college interns this summer, women are rare in high technology jobs, and my social circle is mostly married friends with children and relatives.

Do I get a dispensation?

gcc is to software freedom as guns are to personal freedom.

You need to get your ass to Church, QUICKLY (none / 0) (#9)
by dmg on Tue Jul 17th, 2001 at 04:12:24 PM PST
Every Sunday you will find plenty of decent Christian women looking for a partner. The house of the Lord has many rooms.

time to give a Newtonian demonstration - of a bullet, its mass and its acceleration.
-- MC Hawking

Yes (none / 0) (#10)
by bc on Tue Jul 17th, 2001 at 04:23:28 PM PST
There is no better place for picking up single women that your local friendly Catholic church.

This is because women seem to have a stronger faith in the Lord than men, and so women are in the majority in many parishes.

A woman's spirituality is quite amazing. Have you ever seen the film Carrie? Then you will know what I mean.

Every parish church in UK/USA is packed with Sissy Spaceks every Sunday, every one looking for a good man.

And, regarding the current article, if you are happily married you have no need of porn, obviously. Step one should be: find a good woman and marry her.

It seems kind of obvious to me.

♥, bc.

rates? (5.00 / 1) (#12)
by azathoth on Tue Jul 17th, 2001 at 05:55:58 PM PST
The house of the Lord has many rooms.

Yes, but do they rent by the hour?

Furthermore (5.00 / 5) (#5)
by SpaceGhoti on Tue Jul 17th, 2001 at 11:08:02 AM PST
  1. Recognize that pornography is a liberal plot.

  2. It's true. The Liberals have been found out, and are in the process of a disorderly (could it be any other way?) retreat even now. It's thought that they might regroup in that godless bastion of free will known as California, but they will not stand up against the Forces of Penultimate Truth and Undeniable Right.

  3. Learn to ignore the free speech argument.

  4. It would be best for everyone in the world to forget the idea of free speech at all. Free speech implies independent thought, and independent thought encourages godlessness. Don't fall for the traps Satan lays for us. Restrict your thoughts to Godly thoughts and your reading purely to Scripture. Actually, scratch that last. Just listen to what the minister has to say. Don't read for yourself, because you're going to misinterpret the godly truth of the Scriptures. You're a sinful, pathetic creature who can only be lead to Truth.

  5. Pornography has costs besides social ones.

  6. It's true. Pornography costs money, unless you're on the Internet. Then it costs time. Think of how much time you could have spent listening to Billy Graham tapes or inspirational interpretations of Brigham Young when you were wasting bodily fluids touching yourself inappropriately while watching lustful young couples engaging in perverse acts of sex? Too much of this could lead to dancing.

  7. Do not underestimate the value of medication.

  8. Go to your doctor. Now. Don't walk. Don't stop for anything. Speak to your doctor about your mental illness. Explain how it is vitally important that you minimize the effects of the rampant disease in your mind. You need prozac, thorazine, anything that will keep you from having any thoughts for yourself. Particularly because you know those thoughts will inevitably lead you to pornography and sex, and you know you will suffer for this.

  9. Wean yourself off slowly.

  10. Without the aid of God-given drugs like thorazine, you will undoubtedly feel your body crave for sex. Even when kneeling in prayer or giving money to the Church, your body will betray you. It is a construct of sin, geared toward violating your heavenly purpose. Do not be ruled by the demands of flesh. It is a long, difficult battle that you will only win through leadership of your religious shepherd. Be strong.

  11. Fantasize about women you know.

  12. Your 90-year-old neighbor next door with the high-powered binoculars. The 400lb lady who sits next to you on the bus. The deformed mutant who bags your groceries. Focus on them. Imagine them in a pornographic setting. This healthy exercise will allow you to vent some of your carnal thoughts without encouraging you to engage in sinful acts that will blacken your soul. God will bless you for it.

  13. Learn to appreciate the eroticism of the clothed human form.

  14. Clothing is a blessing from God. The more the human body is hidden, the more blessed of God. Clothing is a boon, a gift to protect us from ourselves. Thank God for this gift of concealment and use it to its fullest. Do not be tempted by weather conditions or peer pressure. Hide your body and appreciate those who hide theirs. Your reward in heaven will be beyond measure.

A troll's true colors.

thorazine isn't used ll that much anymore (none / 0) (#6)
by motherfuckin spork on Tue Jul 17th, 2001 at 11:22:07 AM PST
they've moved on. try risperdal or olanzapine. they both rock. hell, haloperidol is still cutting-edge compared to thorazine.

I am not who you think I am.

risperdal my ass (none / 0) (#7)
by johnny ambiguous on Tue Jul 17th, 2001 at 12:52:55 PM PST
Risperdal feels exactly like Thorazine. Fucks your balance-reflex-loop up like Thorazine does too, so your head bobs and sways like those little slinky-neck dogs old folks used to put in the back windows of their cars. The only significant difference is that Thorazine's out of patent protection now, so the company that used to have a lock on its production can no longer charge an arm and a leg for it, as they'll be underpriced by generics. Whereas Risperdal is still under patent, so Jansson can, and does, charge all the traffic will bear - to be specific, about three dollars per two milligram pill, that you're supposed to take a hundred a month of. Well, as we all know, what with their many social and professional advantages, borderline psychotics almost always have lotsa dough to spare. Ka-ching! just like the rest of the profit-mad U.S.A. health-care-extortion system.

Yours WDK -

Getting into my Chevrolet Magic Fire, I drove slowly back to the office. - L. Rosen (none / 0) (#8)
by motherfuckin spork on Tue Jul 17th, 2001 at 01:44:59 PM PST
I cannot say exactly who it is that I work for, it is not Janssen, however, but I know the data on Risperdal pretty damn well, as I've worked with it for the past 5 years. It ain't like thorazine, and if dosed properly, should not have the side effects as you mentioned. There is work being done on alternate dosage forms of risp to kepp down or outright eliminate side effect profiles.

I have seen risp used quite effectively. It has been, at least in the past, reserved for some of the more sever cases of schizophrenia. Mind you, it is a very, very potent drug, and a pill is not the most ideal way to take it.

Please, spare me your trolling garbage about the evils of big-pharma. I work for "little pharma/biotech", and its not always about profit, much to your dismay, I'm sure.

Don't spout off about things you don't really know, especially when there is an expert in the field reading your comments.

I am not who you think I am.

what do I know? (5.00 / 1) (#14)
by johnny ambiguous on Wed Jul 18th, 2001 at 02:00:14 PM PST
It ain't like thorazine, and if dosed properly, should not have the side effects as you mentioned.

Risperdal "should not" have those extrapyramidal side effects, but, gee, guess the fuck what, it does have them.

Don't spout off about things you don't really know, especially when there is an expert in the field reading your comments.

Yeah, right, sure. As an expert in the pharmaceutical field, you know all about it, having, what, read about it? I, on the other hand, don't know a fucking thing about it, neither its price nor its effects, either somatic or subjective, since all I've ever done is pay for it and take it.

Yours WD "layman" K -

Getting into my Chevrolet Magic Fire, I drove slowly back to the office. - L. Rosen

It's islam you fools (none / 0) (#11)
by Anonymous Reader on Tue Jul 17th, 2001 at 04:48:23 PM PST
See subject


From A Recovering Porn Addict (5.00 / 1) (#13)
by Logical Analysis on Tue Jul 17th, 2001 at 08:54:33 PM PST
I must confess that I am a recovering porn addict.

A few months ago I found that I was spending all my free time on my computer... doing what? Downloading porn. Yes, I had found Bearshare (a gnutella client) and was downloading about a gigabyte a day in XXX rated material, and watching it over and over again for hours.

Indeed I had begun to neglect my family, and I forgot to feed my cat for a couple of days. Even the plants on my windowsill had all dried up and died because I hadn't bothered to water them.

One day I finally began to realize how much of my life I was wasting just sitting at my desk wanking.

This revelation came as somewhat of a suprise to me... because when you are an addict you lose track of time and everything around you. I was shocked to find that I had lost any desire whatsoever for real flesh-and-blood women, and only wanted the idealized digitally liposuctioned blonde porn star.

I knew I had to do something to stop this madness.

I am not a religious man, so the suggestions posted in the article here would not have helped me. What did motivate me was my depression and general dissatisfaction with life that had appeared since my porn addication had begun. I knew the only way I could again become statisfied with my life was to get rid of the porn and go out and find some real women in the real world.

I gradually weaned myself off of pornography, using the same methods detailed in this article. First I threw away all my movies and just looked at still pictures -- this alone gave back hours to my day. Next I started to get rid of the dirtiest still pictures and eventually I got to the point where I was only looking at "PG-13" pictures like those found in Sports Illustrated.

By this time I was feeling much healthier however I still had a natural thirst for women. Rather than searching for them on the internet, I actually went outside my house and looked for them.

Granted, I haven't had much luck yet, but I am confident that this path towards real women will ultimately make me happier than a lifetime drooling at a computer screen.

Now I find some of my friends going through the same addiction that I am recovering from, except they are even worse off than I was. They are addicted to all sorts of strange stuff like "Japanimation" and ... er.. well other things that are not suitable for discussion on a public message board. I know that there is very little I can do to help them. Anything I say to them is just laughed at as Puritanical nonsense. But in time I hope they will see what a negative impact pornography is having on their lives...

damn (none / 0) (#15)
by Anonymous Reader on Thu Jul 19th, 2001 at 03:03:15 AM PST
is it possible for you to see pornography NOT as some kind of godless plot, but as part of recreational activities of healthy people?<br><br>

that's what it is.<br><br>

of course, there ARE people who become addicted to it, but this is not particular to pornography. look at ANYTHING and you will see that a percentage of the people involved with it are addicted. heck, people even get addicted to eating carrots.<br><br>

worrying about pornography taking down society is silly and can only lead to the detraction of other people's enjoyment of it. if you don't like it, it is your own decision and you are welcome to it. <br><br>

why try to ruin it for people who don't wish to be "saved"?<br><br>

confused (5.00 / 1) (#16)
by alprazolam on Thu Jul 19th, 2001 at 01:09:04 PM PST
so you are saying that we should go to church if we are addicted to pornography? what kind of porn do they have there?

Sites? (none / 0) (#18)
by Anonymous Reader on Sun Jan 13th, 2002 at 10:44:47 AM PST
Homosexual... I think (well think about it logically).

Hey, does anybody know of some good sites?

wisdom (none / 0) (#17)
by WOW on Sat Aug 4th, 2001 at 11:14:20 AM PST
It is a sign of maturity and wisdom to know what you should not share.



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