CENSORED - Santorum, Porn and Addiction Neuroscience

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Santorum, Porn and Addiction Neuroscience

I'm sorry to say that this piece, which I wrote to help explain the new Internet addiction research and its significance for Internet porn users was censored by "Psychology Today." The editor pulled it and dragged her feet until now putting it up. So it never appeared on the front page of the PT blogs (because the editor left it under the original date).

If you like it, please post it everywhere you can think of. I don't like unfair treatment.

I can't stress enough how

I can't stress enough how influential Gary and Marnia are in educating people around the world about this problem. I admire them so much.

It makes me sad when people say that porn is perfectly harmless. Maybe it was 15 years ago when you had very limited access to it, but it's a whole different animal now with the tube sites.

I did a quick Google search on Santorum and porn and it surprised me all the mockery he received for his claim.

Oh well.

At least people can find YBOP through Google when they search for their problems.

He said:

He said:

"A wealth of research is now available demonstrating that pornography causes profound brain changes in both children and adults, resulting in widespread negative consequences."


Here's a quote which seems to me apropos:

I hold that it is bad as far as we are concerned if a person, a political party, an army or a school is not attacked by the enemy, for in that case it would definitely mean that we have sunk to the level of the enemy. It is good if we are attacked by the enemy, since it proves that we have drawn a clear line of demarcation between the enemy and ourselves. It is still better if the enemy attacks us wildly and paints us as utterly black and without a single virtue; it demonstrates that we have not only drawn a clear line of demarcation between the enemy and ourselves but achieved a great deal in our work.

To Be Attacked by the Enemy Is Not a Bad Thing but a Good Thing (May 26, 1939), first pocket ed., p. two. *

As long as you keep pursuing the truth, no matter what the popularity of those truths you will run into people who will use their power, in this case editorial authority, to push you aside.

Keep up the good work comrades.