If you watch garbage, you will get dirty.

We are in denial about how vulnerable our hearts really are. Watching brutality makes us brutal. Torturing our emotions inevitably makes torture seem more normal, not less.Read the rest at the Register.image via Bing … [Read more...]

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A beautiful, courageous, somewhat nervous-making idea: naming your victims

Darren Cools (husband of Anna Cools, the proprietor of Roots Soap Co.) has founded Her Name, a website built to honor women whose dignity was wounded through pornography.It's a simple, anonymous project: If you want to add the name of a girl you have victimized by lust, please click the Add a Name button and enter her first name. If you remember her face but not her name, give her one. The form is completely anonymous and non-trackable. Use first names only. Pornography is a grave affront … [Read more...]

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Soon you’ll have to opt IN to get porn online in the UK

Says David Cameron, the Prime Minister: Children can’t go into the shops or the cinema and buy things meant for adults or have adult experiences – we rightly regulate to protect them.But when it comes to the internet in the balance between freedom and responsibility, we have neglected our responsibility to our children.My argument is that the internet is not a side-line to ‘real life’ or an escape from ‘real life’; it is real life.It has an impact: on the children who view things tha … [Read more...]

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