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Against Porn

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Young men who are both healthy and sane must often keep in check the sexual predator that lurks inside of them. For some, it’s easy. For others, however, it’s the hardest thing they can do. But they do it, not merely because not doing it violates multiple laws and taboos and would violently separate one from society, but because they appreciate the inherent value in human life. This is what separates civilized people from the uncivilized. This is what some would say gives many of us the spark of the divine. This is also what torments young men every day.

When I was in my twenties, I was baffled at how so many young women were either completely oblivious to this, or just didn’t care. Every time a girl said she preferred to be friends with me, it made the torment worse. Every time a girl realized my intentions and suddenly grew cold, it made the torment worse. It also made me resent girls a little bit. For more on my pathetically non-misspent youth, check out “In Defense of Losers, Part 2.” [2]

I am sad to say this, but this is what produces the perfect petri dish for porn: Lonely, resentful young men looking to escape the torment at least for a little while. They are willing to grant the opposite sex the minimum of human rights, of course, but beyond that, all’s fair. Serves them right for not appreciating the difficult trials many young men face every day. And when it’s not real-life women being degraded but mere images of willing adult participants on a screen, then it’s win-win, right?

Porn as torment-escape, however, comes at a steep price that may not be obvious right away. Over time, it produces a dysgenic effect by encouraging young men to remain in the feckless rut of not engaging with women in real life. Of course, I’m not talking about single men with viable social lives who indulge in porn as a rare and guilty pleasure. I’m referring to incels: the sad, involuntary celibate young men who are so discouraged by rejection and loneliness that they’ve decided not to compete with other men for the attention of women. And by offering them a modicum of comfort and relief, porn makes it easier for them to do this. Worst-case scenario: a plethora of immediate gratification in exchange for a fruitless lifetime.

What are these incels going to do at age 60, when the torment is greatly alleviated and they still lack all the comfort and stability of a family? What will our population and our people do as tens of thousands of perfectly viable young men become separated from the gene pool? Or, just as bad, what will these incels do in their 40s when they finally get over their troubles and start building families late in life? There’s an increased likelihood that children of older parents will have autism, Down syndrome, and a host of other serious medical issues [3].

It’s not a pretty picture.

There are other reasons to ditch porn, of course. First of all, it’s obviously a waste of time. Why do in an hour in front of a screen what you can accomplish unassisted in five minutes? I mean, they both lead to the same happy ending, right?

Even less obvious is the effect porn has on the brain. It’s addictive, it alters one’s brain chemistry, and can potentially produce brain damage. In fact, too much porn can actually cause the brain’s frontal lobes to atrophy. According to Lasha Darkmoon [4] of the Occidental Observer [5]:

Recent research has shown that pornographic images become permanently embedded in the brain, releasing large amounts of naturally occurring chemicals into the bloodstream: e.g., dopamine, epinephrine, oxytocin, serotonin, vasopressin, prolactin, and enkephalins or endogenous opioids, i.e., the brain’s own endorphins. People who view porn obsessively become literally intoxicated: drunk with an overdose of psychotropic chemicals. These mind-altering substances are now known as erototoxins, a relatively recent neologism meaning “sex poisons”.

Taking this further is Dr. Donald Hilton in one of the most fascinating articles [6] on this subject I have ever read:

It’s the overuse of the dopamine reward system that causes addiction. When the pathways are used compulsively, a downgrading occurs that actually decreases the amount of dopamine in the pleasure areas available for use, and the dopamine cells themselves start to atrophy, or shrink. The reward cells in the nucleus accumbens are now starved for dopamine and exist in a state of dopamine craving, as a downgrading of dopamine receptors on the pleasure cells occurs as well. This resetting of the “pleasure thermostat” produces a “new normal.” In this addictive state, the person must act out in addiction to boost the dopamine to levels sufficient just to feel normal.

As the desensitization of the reward circuits continues, stronger and stronger stimuli are required to boost the dopamine. In the case of narcotic addiction, the addicted person must increase the amount of the drug to get the same high. In pornography addiction, progressively more shocking images are required to stimulate the person.

The constant barrage of sexual imagery eventually alters enough of the brain, according to Hilton and others, that the brain’s frontal lobes — a person’s judgment centers — begin to shrink. The same can happen with any addiction.

There’s also the exploitation angle: Rashida Jones’ 2015 Netflix documentary Hot Girls Wanted explores how the porn industry, where it is unregulated, often tricks teenage girls looking for modeling gigs into entering porn. Sadly, you put $500 in a young woman’s face and there is a lot she will do. But many of these girls are abused, both verbally and physically, and they often contract STDs and are forced to do things they don’t want to do, even things that are physically harmful to them.

From Berlin Sylvestre’s Ranker review [7] of Hot Girls Wanted:

There’s only one Hot Girls Wanted confession in which a young woman’s tough-as-nails facade cracks. It’s when she speaks about a $300 oral scene in California wherein she walked into a situation she didn’t know how to leave — it was a video in which she actually had to act like she was being forced. According to performers, if you turn on your heels and leave, it could be your last job in the industry. One performer, who goes by the stage name Ava Taylor, expresses her fear of this lose-lose situation:

“I was terrified. I didn’t know what to do. I didn’t know if I could tell him no […] or the fact that we’d already recorded 15 minutes of it, if I could just […] leave. It’s like, then what?”

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You can buy Spencer Quinn’s novel White Like You here [9].

Exploring the sheer depravity and degeneracy behind the porn industry will revolt just about anyone. It’s pure money-worship and corruption. And by corruption I’m not merely referring to the exploitation on set and the financial chicanery off it, but also corruption of the viewer by creating content which presumes that ubiquitous and unmitigated lust is the new normal.

Sylvestre:

Later in the film, viewers are privy to a scene being filmed in which Ava is playing the role of a girl losing her virginity to a much older man. The male actor is playing a “friend of the family” who is preying on the family’s daughter. When he goes upstairs to her room under the ruse to use the restroom, the male director instructs the actor to touch her as she lies in bed. The director continues:

“And you kiiiiind of, without getting a yes, you almost start to like, keep going with it. Then eventually, you can just tell her, like, ‘Move over’ and you kinda of start taking [her pants] off. It’s like you never even got that full ‘yes’ but you’re kind of getting little ‘yesses’ to the big ‘yes.’”

Let’s also talk about the pedophilia angle. If there weren’t laws protecting children from this kind of abuse, I have a feeling that at least some of these unscrupulous porn producers would gladly take advantage of children, if the money were right:

In one scene from Hot Girls Wanted, a man off-camera enthusiastically says, “She’s 18, but looks like she’s 12!” According to this guy and his associates, looking 12 years old is a bonus in their corner of the adult film industry. “Every day, a new girl turns 18,” says Riley Reynolds, a then-23-year-old Tampa, FL, talent agent. “Every day, a new girl . . . I will never run out.”

Disgusting, right? Then Ms. Sylvestre drops this nasty tidbit on us:

There’s actually a site that specializes in “facial abuse,” and it’s famous for taking oral to the extreme. By extreme, the goal is to penetrate a woman’s face so carelessly and vigorously as to make her vomit. These abuse porn sites rack up 60 million hits per month. Hot Girls Wanted contends that 40% of online adult video sites are comprised of violence against women.

Off camera, a man with a high-pitched voice offers his own brand of what Ava calls “Latina abuse,” which is stereotyping her personality all the while telling her he hates that. He addresses her using expletives and derogatory terms. Then he slaps her and spits on her face as he instructs her to say degrading things about herself. He verbally and physically abuses her with a sex toy until she vomits.

In another facial abuse video, Belle Knox (who later went on The View to talk about her experiences as a Duke student by day and an adult video star by night) is choked and dragged off a couch while crying expletives at her attacker, who’s more than eager to slap her confused face. The violence is all part of the film’s direction.

And they say thousands of post-high school girls sign up for the porn industry every year. Why? Because there are millions of men worldwide who consume it. Is this what we want to contribute to? Is this the world we want to live in?

If not, then tune out and help starve the beast.

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Finally, there are racial reasons to quit porn — and this being Counter-Currents, I would be remiss if I did not include them. It is common knowledge that Jews are behind much of the porn industry; see Mark Collett’s comprehensive analysis [11] of this depressing topic and two Counter-Currents articles, here [12] and here [13]. As many of us know, there has always been an unscrupulous, profiteering portion of the Jewish diaspora population which seeks fortune at the expense of gentiles’ weaknesses, oftentimes exacerbating them. And rarely does the mainstream Jewish community speak out against or police these predators.

Chapter Three of Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn’s 200 Years Together describes how the poet and senator Gavrila Romanovich Derzhavin, in the late eighteenth century, observed a devastating famine in what is now Belarus. Here is what he reported, according to Solzhenitsyn:

Derzhavin discovered that the Jewish schnapps distillers exploited the alcoholism of the peasants: “After I had discovered that the Jews from profit-seeking use the lure of drink to beguile grain from the peasants, convert it into brandy and therewith cause a famine. I commanded that they should close their distilleries in the village Liosno . . . I informed myself from sensible inhabitants as well as nobles, merchants, and villagers about the manner of life of the Jews, their occupations, their deceptions and all their pettifogging with which . . . they provide the poor dumb villages with hunger . . .”

This has been going on for centuries: alcohol, usury, prostitution, and now porn. The pattern here is unmistakable. And once one sees this pattern by which Jewish pornographers rake in billions every year at the expense of the health, humanity, and biological success of whites, this becomes a piece in an even bigger puzzle in which we can perceive the enemy’s actions.

Jews are the driving force behind Bolshevism [14], non-white immigration [15], radical Left-wing politics [16], the Hart-Cellar Act of 1965 [17], anti-white racism [18], gun control [19], the LGBTQ agenda [20], vulture capitalism [21], censorship [22], and many other culturally corrosive projects.

Of course, there is always the NAXALT caveat. I am aware that there are Jews who oppose many of these things. For example, the late Judith Reisman [23] campaigned indefatigably against pornography, as well as against the good reputation of sex “researcher” and incorrigible pervert Alfred Kinsey. Since her death this past April, her institute carries on her work.

But the fact remains that these are minority voices — and have always been minority voices — in the greater Jewish diaspora community. This justifies my claim that “the Jews” were behind this or that, while not justifying flagrant racial insults from influential Jews like Noel (we must abolish whiteness [24]) Ignatiev and Donald (whiteness is a parasitic condition [25]) Moss when the mainstream opinions of whites in the West range from tolerating Jews to outright philo-Semitism.

Further, let’s do the following thought experiment. Can anyone name something that is eugenic for the white race as a whole that the majority of diaspora Jews either energetically support — or at least doesn’t energetically fight against?

Add your answers in the comments below. I don’t think I will have too many takers — from Jew or Gentile alike.

Nevertheless, once a white person realizes what has been perpetrated against him and his people, everything changes. What was black is now white, day is now night, up is now down, and — for me, at least — I felt I was living in Bizzaro World for several weeks. As I have reported elsewhere [26], when reading Kevin MacDonald’s Culture of Critique, I could feel all my philo-Semitic angels dying one by one. I could hear their screams.

Once one gets over that, however, and sees porn and other aspects of the ongoing anti-white demographic war for what they really are, then it becomes a lot easier to get off the junk.

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