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Topic # 207709 10-Jan-2017 15:03 Send private message

According to an item on RNZ, Kiwis are the world's fifth-largest consumers of pornography on the site Pornhub, which releases nationality breakdowns of its users every year. Not bad for a country of less than 6 million!

 

 





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  Reply # 1700943 10-Jan-2017 15:04 Send private message

Less than 5 million

 

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  Reply # 1701062 10-Jan-2017 17:32 One person supports this post Send private message

Gross.

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  Reply # 1701064 10-Jan-2017 17:37 Send private message

JayADee: Gross.

 

 

 

Yep, very and not a statistic to be proud of





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  Reply # 1701066 10-Jan-2017 17:46 Send private message

Per Capita

 

Huge difference. Based on total number of views from each country though we don't even make it on the top 20 list, so it's not as bad as it's being made out to be.


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  Reply # 1701069 10-Jan-2017 17:55 11 people support this post Send private message

Why is it gross?

 

What is wrong with porn? 


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  Reply # 1701077 10-Jan-2017 18:22 Send private message

blakamin:

 

What is wrong with porn? 

 

 

Kind of like asking what is asking what is wrong with alcohol. Nothing, except where it becomes an addiction , as Nick Willis came out in public a while back.  . 

 

I would think males that dislike porn would be more the exception than the norm. 

 

But it is one of those things where admitting to viewing porn would be like admitting you voted for trump ha ha. 

 

 

 

 


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  Reply # 1701082 10-Jan-2017 18:36 Send private message

surfisup1000:

 

 

 

But it is one of those things where admitting to viewing porn would be like admitting you voted for trump ha ha. 

 

 

 

 

It's nowhere near that bad ;p


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Reply # 1701083 10-Jan-2017 18:39 One person supports this post Send private message

surfisup1000:

 

blakamin: What is wrong with porn? 

 

Kind of like asking what is asking what is wrong with alcohol. Nothing, except where it becomes an addiction , as Nick Willis came out in public a while back.  . 

 

I reckon he'd have performed better if he kept watching it and stayed quiet...

 

Edit: pun intended


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  Reply # 1701095 10-Jan-2017 19:21 Send private message

Dratsab:

 

surfisup1000:

 

blakamin: What is wrong with porn? 

 

Kind of like asking what is asking what is wrong with alcohol. Nothing, except where it becomes an addiction , as Nick Willis came out in public a while back.  . 

 

I reckon he'd have performed better if he kept watching it and stayed quiet...

 

Edit: pun intended

 

 

 

 

I think he 'performed' quite well considering he won the election. Not to mention did what no-one thought it was possible under any circumstances.


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  Reply # 1701202 11-Jan-2017 04:50 One person supports this post Send private message

blakamin:

Why is it gross?


What is wrong with porn? 



Do the people in those films look happy to you? Who appears to hold the 'power' in those movies? Do you think the people in those films would 'choose' it as a career over something else? Even though they may 'choose' to participate in it, what you're watching is abuse and is harmful. It is exploitative. How can you take pleasure in that? Never mind the other problems with it like encouraging misogyny, sexual addiction and youth's skewed perception of intimacy.

Seems to me porn is similar to watching street people paid to fight on camera. Are they adults doing it willingly for pay? Is it therefore ok to support that and normalise it by watching it since I enjoy it? Maybe we could ask them to cut body parts off next if they are willing and we are paying.

There is nothing wrong with sex, there is a lot wrong with the pornography industry.


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  Reply # 1701207 11-Jan-2017 06:57 4 people support this post Send private message

JayADee:

Do the people in those films look happy to you? Who appears to hold the 'power' in those movies? Do you think the people in those films would 'choose' it as a career over something else? Even though they may 'choose' to participate in it, what you're watching is abuse and is harmful. It is exploitative. How can you take pleasure in that? Never mind the other problems with it like encouraging misogyny, sexual addiction and youth's skewed perception of intimacy.

 

What about home-made, amateur porn? People making porn because presumably they enjoy other people watching them.

 

Maybe youths already have skewed views of intimacy, limited by whatever their parents thought was "normal"?

 

 




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  Reply # 1701242 11-Jan-2017 08:53 4 people support this post Send private message

OK, I am absolutely no expert on porn but I have seen multiple interviews over the years with actors in the industry and many (women) insist that it is their chosen profession and they do enjoy it. I can't judge if this is true or not but it is what people claim. I don't doubt that some porn certainly is abusive and probably should be illegal for that reason, but I don't see a problem with stuff that just shows people having different kinds of sex and enjoying it. Maybe it is also worth pointing out that according to the article I cited, 35% of porn consumers in New Zealand are women, also above the international average.  

 

 





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  Reply # 1701246 11-Jan-2017 09:07 One person supports this post Send private message

JayADee:
blakamin:

Why is it gross?


What is wrong with porn? 



Do the people in those films look happy to you? Who appears to hold the 'power' in those movies? Do you think the people in those films would 'choose' it as a career over something else? Even though they may 'choose' to participate in it, what you're watching is abuse and is harmful. It is exploitative. How can you take pleasure in that? Never mind the other problems with it like encouraging misogyny, sexual addiction and youth's skewed perception of intimacy.

Seems to me porn is similar to watching street people paid to fight on camera. Are they adults doing it willingly for pay? Is it therefore ok to support that and normalise it by watching it since I enjoy it? Maybe we could ask them to cut body parts off next if they are willing and we are paying.

There is nothing wrong with sex, there is a lot wrong with the pornography industry.


You're watching the wrong porn, or haven't watched any since the 70's/80's.

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  Reply # 1701262 11-Jan-2017 09:52 4 people support this post Send private message

JayADee:

Do the people in those films look happy to you? Who appears to hold the 'power' in those movies? Do you think the people in those films would 'choose' it as a career over something else?

 

That could be said of so many jobs in so many industries. 





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  Reply # 1701311 11-Jan-2017 11:28 Send private message

I seem to recall another 'survey' a year or two back which claimed that Kiwis were amongst the most promiscuous nations as well....






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