Watching Porn Has A Really Weird, Positive Effect on Hardcore Christians by Rob Waugh

Watching Porn Has A Really Weird, Positive Effect on Hardcore Christians by Rob Waugh

(Link): Watching Porn Has A Really Weird, Positive Effect on Hardcore Christians 

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Weirdly, ‘porn again Christians’ – weekly churchgoers who also like to unwind with a bit of adult entertainment – are more likely to support women’s rights.

If fact, among weekly church goers, porn users were more likely to support abortion rights, more likely to be in favour of women in power, and more likely to be in favour of women working.

If you’re thinking, ‘Eh?’ it’s thought be because of ‘congitive dissonance’ – which means that people’s attitudes can be disrupted when they behave in a way that’s in conflict with them.

The researchers write, …. ‘In the case of religious conservatives, pornography-related dissonance could not only serve to liberalize attitudes toward pornography and, by extension, sexuality, but also other conservative beliefs that support those attitudes, including beliefs about female subservience and dependence. …

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