Why “Ethical” Porn is a Myth




“Ethical” pornography is an oxymoron—one of massive proportions. Here are four reasons why so-called ethical pornography is a myth.


1. Consumers of “ethical” porn aren’t immune to effects of addiction and tolerance


An important strand of evidence to consider is the way in which both substance and behavioral addictions are formed.


When a person consumes or uses a stimulus repeatedly, the dopamine receptors in their brain become desensitized in a process referred to as downregulation. Using drugs as an example, over time a small dose of cocaine must become a larger and larger dose for the user to experience the same high they initially had with a smaller dose, because in the brain’s effort to return to normal homeostasis it shuts down dopamine receptors...


To read the full article from the National Center On Sexual Exploitation, go to:

https://endsexualexploitation.org/articles/why-ethical-porn-is-a-myth/