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Surname 1 Name: Affiliation: Course: Tutor: Date: Ethical Dimensions of Pornography The concept and practice of pornography goes back to ancient and medieval societies when d epictions of sexual nature believed to be older than civilization were exhibited on rock art as well as Venus figurines. 1 Nonetheless, it is essential to note that the concept of pornography that is understood today came about during the Victorian era. But what is pornography? Basically, pornography refers to the portrayal of sexual subjects in the aim of soliciting sexual arousal from the viewer or the audience. As the world continues to enjoy the benefits of globalization due to advancement in technological innovations, the pornography industry appears to have tremendously benefitted through by having a myriad of means to reach its target audience. Today, there are numerous forms of media through which pornography is presented to the people namely; sculpture, books, postcards, magazines, photographs, painting, drawing, film, animation, sound recording, video, as well as video games. The emergence and expansion of internet technology has made much easier for pornographic content to be spread all over the 1 Williams, A. T. (2012, October 1). The Impact of Pornography upon Society – the anthropological, cultural and economic aspects - ResearchGate. Retrieved from opological_cultural_and_economic_aspects
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Surname 2 world at a much faster and convenient approach. As a business, the pornography industry accounts for huge sums of money that are transacted on an annual basis. For instance, in the United States the pornographic industry accounts for an estimated 13 billion dollars in terms of revenue. Both locally and globally, the pornographic sector has played a role in the use of children in filming pornographic films, a scenario that has generated a lot of debate as well as criticism towards the industry. Another aspect that has drawn criticism towards the pornographic industry is the use of what are referred to as sex slaves. These are some of the numerous criticisms that surround the issue pornography. This philosophy essay seeks to undertake an in- depth into the ethical or moral dimensions of pornography in relation to the social contract theory. It seeks to explore and understand whether the concept and practice of pornography is
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