Click it or Kick it event explores the potential price of pornography use
Issue date: 10/30/09 Section: News
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"I have many friends who have told me that their boyfriends have [seen] something in a porno and now they 'want to try it with me'," said Ohtola. "I'm so offended by this."
Ohtola stated that Click it or Kick it is meant to be an academic look at pornography and how it has affected men's views of women and their sexuality. It will not be an hour long event condemning pornography, but rather a tool to initiate discussion of why human beings like the violent, degrading aspects of pornographic material as well as what can be learned from examining this lust to make sure it has no negative consequences in interpersonal relationships.
Pornography isn't hard to find, thanks to the advent of the internet. Indeed, some cynically remark that the internet would be dead without its existence. The first encounter with the opposite sex for many who grew up in the age of computers was through the television or the internet. Click It or Kick It begs the question: how does viewing pornography at an early age affect the developing viewpoint of young adults? Ohtola explained that several scenes throughout pornography are demeaning and degrading of women, men, and sometimes animals, yet our society has made adult entertainment a billion-dollar industry.