April 9 - April 9, 2008 What Pornography How women are...

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April 9, 2008 What Pornography How women are objectified ex. Cosby Show women are burgers, double burgers, or deluxe burgers New prostitute = fresh meat Fresh Prince women are 100% USDA Prime Choice Pornographers know that sex sells Unlikely to excavate animal origins of comparisons/insults “treated like cattle” want to describe the negative situation a person is in but you’re using something having to do with animals in a meat-eating society how we treat cattle is good contradiction Reification/ to reify to turn into a thing The process by which women are turned into things is similar to the process by which animals are turned into things Advertisements reflect things society wants All stories point to similar phenomena growing awareness/curiosity of line of demarcation animals/humans people want to know what they’re eating
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This note was uploaded on 04/22/2009 for the course PHIL 320 taught by Professor Johnson during the Spring '09 term at Montclair.

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