Soul Killer

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by Rodney Pelletier  •  ChurchMilitant.com  •  May 25, 2021   

Pornography destroys the mind, emotions and soul

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One of the most destructive weapons cultural Marxists deployed against the Catholic West is the proliferation and normalization of pornography.

Before the advent of the internet, porn was dispersed in shady movie theaters and bookshops.

There were, however, efforts to normalize it going back to 1953 when Hugh Hefner first published Playboy. The addition of news stories and nonfiction stories by established writers was a way to make pornography accepted by a generation of men who fought and suffered in WWII.

Soon after, Hollywood started to make sexuality more overt. What had previously been couched with innuendo gave place to open nudity and sexuality by the late 1960s.

Dirty movie theaters and book stores popped up across the United States, often in the seedy parts of town known for drugs and degeneracy. But the perversion of porn, while still making its way out to America's children, was still just a trickle.

In the 1980s, videotapes became available and people, still mostly men, no longer had to travel to the seedy part of town to get porn. All one had to do was to own a VCR, and pornography could be viewed privately in one's home.

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The internet was, however, the big turning point in making pornography available to younger audiences. While porn had previously been ostracized to the relative fringes of society, the internet was used to disperse the soul-killing poison to anybody with a computer and an internet connection.

Fight the New Drug, a family advocacy site, reveals that 70% of men aged 18–24 watch porn at least once a month.

It also reveals that 93% of boys and 62% of girls in college saw porn during adolescence.

But the statistics get even more shocking. The average age a child is exposed to pornography is 11 years old. And 1 in 10 kids under 10 years old has seen porn.

The average age a child is exposed to pornography is 11 years old. And 1 in 10 kids under 10 years old has seen porn.

It might be easy to wonder just how a child that young could see pornography. But the prominence of lewd content all over the internet might help explain this.

United Families International reveals that every second, 28,258 people in the United States are watching porn.

More than 12% of the world's websites are pornographic, meaning there are over 24.6 million porn sites. A quarter of all search engine requests are for porn — that's over 68 million searches per day.

With Netflix, Hollywood and other media making porn normal, especially for younger audiences, it's a wonder how any young ones stand a chance of staying pure in such an evil environment.

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