Pornography

Whether we care to admit it or not, pornography has become a huge part of western society. Here are just a few statistics provided by familysafemedia.com:

  • Every second – 28,258 internet users are viewing pornography.
  • In 2006, 23% of all internet users who searched the word ‘porn’ were under 18.
  • 12% of all internet websites are pornographic.
  • The average age of a person’s first exposure to internet pornography is 11.
  • 1 in 3 visitors to adult websites are female – this affects people from both genders.
  • And, perhaps most shockingly, 80% of 15-17 year olds have multiple hard-core exposures to pornography.

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Success and Human Relationships

Success is an interesting concept to consider because it’s definition is hyper-variable from person to person. My copy of The New Oxford Dictionary of English defines it as:

“The accomplishment of an aim or purpose”

You may be surprised as to how general that definition is. Of course, when we talk about success in general we are talking about the success of one’s life; how satisfied we are with the accomplishment of our own personal goals. These vary from person to person from happiness to love, sex, money, power, changing the world, having kids, marriage, having material published in their name – the list is endless. But is there a right or wrong answer?

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