But does all this sexual imagery in the air mean that sex has been liberated—or is it the case that the relationship between the multi-billion-dollar porn industry, compulsiveness, and sexual appetite has become like the relationship between agribusiness, processed foods, supersize portions, and obesity? If your appetite is stimulated and fed by poor-quality material, it takes more junk to fill you up. People are not closer because of porn but further apart; people are not more turned on in their daily lives but less so.
Le giovani donne della vita reale, nello specifico, sono solo cattivo porno. Piuttosto che trasformare gli uomini in bestie rapaci, il porno della generazione Internet li ha trasformati in consumatori di spazzatura virtuale, o sogni di "prestazioni" e corpi irraggiungibili se non nell'industria del porno. So it seems....
So Dworkin was right that pornography is compulsive, but she was wrong in thinking it would make men more rapacious. A whole generation of men are less able to connect erotically to women—and ultimately less libidinous.
The ubiquity of sexual images does not free eros but dilutes it