Pornography Essays & Term Papers

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Susan Brownmillers's essay "Let's Put Pornography Back in the Closet", is an well-argued essay. However, adult material is protected by the First Amendment, which protects the freedoms of speech and press. Beginning in the first paragraph, she tries to get the reader's sympathy by showing that she is not against the First Amendment. She begins her essay by, "Free speech is one of the great foundations on which our democracy rests." So starting with her introduction she gets

Speech II Outline Intro: Censorship is when a third party makes decisions about what can be communicated between two people; even if the two agree that the censorship is okay, it is still censorship. Although the Internet was created in the 1960s as a communications tool of the U.S. military that would withstand even the most severe nuclear war and still be operable, it was not until after the government opened it up to public use in the late 1980s that the Internet became a unique communica

The causes of the deterioration of society are attributed to many parts of human nature. Actions, feelings, and events have all been blamed for the rise in crime and violence. None of these, however, have created as much controversy as pornography. Anti-pornography groups have tried to make all forms of this entertainment illegal. These activists blame pornography for the increase in sexual violence, the degradation of women, and a blockade to the first amendment. Truly a multi-media

Pornography in the Media It started by way of messengers and scribes, evolved through the presentation of newspapers and radio, brought us together with television, and now serves us world- wide via the ever-popular Internet. It is the mass media, and even from the earliest days of its existence, it has contributed greatly in ways that both enlighten and enrich society, and ways that deteriorate and perplex it. It is not a surprise to learn, then, that the mass media is the mos

As the debate over pornography and its place in society grows hotter every day, several authors in particular shed a new light on the subject. Both their intuition and insight involving their beliefs can help the reader a great deal in seeing aspects of this debate that might have otherwise gone without the consideration that they so deserve. I believe that pornography is not only okay, but is allowing our country to take a step back and ask ourselves how far we are w

While there are many women who oppose pornography because they think it degrades and demeans women, I believe that there are many women who approve of pornography due to the many positive benefits it has for them such as providing sexual curiosity opportunities and improving couples sexual relationships. In this paper I am going to discuss how women benefit from pornography through satisfying their sexual curiosity and how pornography can help stimulate a sexual relationship. I want you to b

In this essay I will be summarizing Cyberspace for all by Esther Dyson. Cyberspace is a place that all people can benefit from. Cyberspace used to be a place where only techies and nerds would hang out. The Net, as it is called, is a place where everyone can go and find something of interest to them. Lost in the furor over porn on the Net is the exhilarating sense of freedom that this new frontier once promised- and still does in some quarters. Cyberspace has games, reference materi

It started by way of messengers and scribes, evolved through the presentation of newspapers and radio, brought us together with television, and now serves us world- wide via the ever-popular Internet. It is the mass media, and even from the earliest days of its existence, it has contributed greatly in ways that both enlighten and enrich society, and ways that deteriorate and perplex it. It is not a surprise to learn, then, that the m

Andrea Dworkin has been an influential write, speaker, and activist for over two decades. She claims to be a feminist, and that her ideas are beneficial to women. This paper will show that many of her most popular beliefs are not only detrimental to society, but also not in the best interests of women. In letters from a war zone, Andrea Dworkin presents a collection of speeches and short articles she has composed during her career as a writer and activist. Many of her articles deal

The Internet is an amazing and informative tool. Today, and in years to come, it will without a doubt become the cornerstone for education and communication throughout our society. However, it is currently not regulated by governmental laws and guidelines. It's contents are accessible to all users - including children! With the explosive growth of Internet usage throughout the world, it is the individual user who needs to take the appropriate precautions to regulate the potentially damaging co

When someone says the word photography the first thing that most people think of is pictures. People never think of what goes in to the developing process. They do not think about all the chemicals that go into developing the pictures. Many people just wonder why their picture came back with nothing on it or why they look like a ghost. They do not even bother to think about all the chemistry that goes on to develop the pictures. They think of how much money they just wasted on a bun

Pornography on the Internet The Internet is a method of communication and a source of information that is becoming popular among those who are interested in the information superhighway. The problem with this world we know as Cyberspace, the Net, or the Web is that some of this information, including pornographical material and hate literature, is being accessible to minors. Did you know that 83.5% of the images available on the Internet are pornographical? Did you know that the Internet s

Pornography on the Internet The Internet is a method of communication and a source of information that is becoming popular among those who are interested in the information superhighway. The problem with this world we know as Cyberspace, the 'Net, or the Web is that some of this information, including pornographical material and hate literature, is being accessible to minors. Did you know that 83.5% of the images available on the Internet are pornographical? Did you know that the

Only Words, by Catharine MacKinnon is a collection of three essays; each essay argues her claim that sexual words and pictures should be banned instead of Constitutionally protected under the First Amendment as free speech. In her first essay, “Defamation and Discrimination,” MacKinnon takes the stance that pornography is sex, and should not be treated as speech, but as a sexist act. She claims that pornography is an action, just as, “a sign saying ‘White Only’ is only words,