Mary Grace Dulay 24 Feb. 2011
Title: HARMFUL EFFECTS OF PORNOGRAPHY ON CHILDREN AND SOCIETY
These days Children live in a society where hard-core pornography abounds, where they can easily access porn materials with the help of technology. “Internet is now a primary source of pornography because it offers accessibility, affordability, and anonymity to consumers.”(Mark L., 2011) because of this children can develop deviant sexual behavior from viewing Internet pornography. It can also lead to sexual addiction and unacceptable sexual behavior in adults.
A child's repetitive involvement with pornography can be a symptom of an unhappy home; they need love and attention from their parents therefore responsibility of parents to educate their children about sexuality, they should know how to talk to their children about this kind of issue, and the parents should be more affectionate and appreciative in everything that his/her children do and let them know how much you love them and that you are willing to listen to them. Parents are responsible who want to instill in their children the values about relationships, sex, intimacy, love, and marriage. Unfortunately, the powerful irresponsible messages of pornography may be educating our children on these very important life issues. Exposure to pornography shapes our attitudes and values and behavior.
Pornography is not only dangerous to individuals but to society as well. The major effect that pornography has on society is in its facilitation of child molestation. It destroys the morality of individual and focus in life; it has the power to make everyone commit fornication, masturbation and other forms of sexual abuse. We have a Law regarding this problem which is called Anti-Pornography Act, also known as Republic Act (RA) 9775. We can say that the government is...