Does the accessibility of online porn lead to sexual enlightenment?

February 5, 2011

The Guardian’s Alex Krotoski takes a shot at untangling the effect that internet porn has on our sex lives…..Interesting, have read and let us know what you think? How has the internet changed our concept of sex? Is online porn a path to sexual enlightenment or is it the slippery slope to society’s moral corruption ?

Generally, the focus of discussions about sex online tends to be on possible dangers, rather than on enlightenment or mental intimacy. The experience most people have is of searching for information about psychosexual problems, not looking for a good time. Yes, the kinks are out there – they always have been – but there is no evidence that simple exposure to the vast database of online fetishes has sexualised our society any more or less than previous media have. If anything, it’s reversing the trend towards commercialisation. Online interaction, frank discussion and play are transforming our sexualities. The result will, with luck, be sexual enlightenment rather than social destruction. Curious? Continue reading

Source: The Guardian

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