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Criticisms/Controversy

 

Faulty, Associates & Students Opinions

 

Is this Pornography?

"I can't define pornography," one judge once famously said, "but I know it when I see it." (Justice Stewart in Jacobellis v. Ohio 378 US 184 (1964).) Pornography is any material (either pictures or words) that is sexually explicit. Pornography is sexually explicit material (verbal or pictorial) that is primarily designed to produce sexual arousal in viewer.  pornography is sexually explicit material designed to produce sexual arousal in consumers that is bad in a certain way

 

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Questions

What do you say to critics who don't think these books are cnstructive or health to read?

For what age group are these books appropriate? Adults over 18?

Do you feel some of these books could encourage bad behavior? Law breaking? Gratutious Violence? Drug use?

Do you see some of these books being turned to film?

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