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  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    Feminist anti-porn discourse virtually always ignores the gigantic gay male porn industry, since any mention of the latter would bring crashing to the ground the absurd argument that pornography is by definition the subordination of women.
    Source: Vamps and Tramps (1994)
  • J. G. Ballard
    J. G. Ballard
    British author 1930-
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    A widespread taste for pornography means that nature is alerting us to some threat of extinction.
  • Iris Murdoch
    Iris Murdoch
    Anglo-Irish novelist and philosopher 1919-1999
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    But fantasy kills imagination, pornography is death to art.
  • Andrea Dworkin
    Andrea Dworkin
    American radical feminist and writer 1946-2005
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    Erotica is simply high-class pornography; better produced, better conceived, better executed, better packaged, designed for a better class of consumer.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    Far from poisoning the mind, pornography shows the deepest truth about sexuality, stripped of romantic veneer.
    Source: Vamps and Tramps (1994)
  • James C. Humes
    James C. Humes
    American author and former presidential speechwriter 1934-
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    I don't like jokes in speeches. I do like wit and humor. A joke is to humor what pornography is to erotic language in a good novel.
  • Alex Cox
    Alex Cox
    English film director, screenwriter and actor 1954-
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    It's interesting actually, what's gone on with that footage, and also what happened with the footage from the war in Afghanistan, is that our news reporting is pretty much along the lines of pornography now.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    My thinking tends to be libertarian. That is, I oppose intrusions of the state into the private realm - as in abortion, sodomy, prostitution, pornography, drug use, or suicide, all of which I would strongly defend as matters of free choice in a representative democracy.
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
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    Nine-tenths of the appeal of pornography is due to the indecent feelings concerning sex which moralists inculcate in the young; the other tenth is physiological, and will occur in one way or another whatever the state of the law may be.
  • Henry Miller
    Henry Miller
    American writer 1891-1980
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    Obscenity is a cleansing process, whereas pornography only adds to the murk.
  • J. G. Ballard
    J. G. Ballard
    British author 1930-
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    Perhaps violence, like pornography, is some kind of an evolutionary standby system, a last-resort device for throwing a wild joker into the game?
  • Angela Carter
    Angela Carter
    British author 1940-1992
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    Pornographers are the enemies of women only because our contemporary ideology of pornography does not encompass the possibility of change, as if we were the slaves of history and not its makers. Pornography is a satire on human pretensions.
  • Gloria Steinem
    Gloria Steinem
    American feminist writer 1934-
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    Pornography is about dominance. Erotica is about mutuality.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    Pornography is human imagination in tense theatrical action; its violations are a protest against the violations of our freedom by nature.
  • Robertson Davies
    Robertson Davies
    Canadian novelist and journalist 1913-
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    Pornography is rather like trying to find out about a Beethoven symphony by having somebody tell you about it and perhaps hum a few bars.
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