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Unformatted text preview: Influences on Sexuality Given the fact that humans vary in their values and life structures, it is not surprising that everyone is so different. A person's morals and beliefs rarely will be the same as the next person's morals and beliefs. Yet, despite our own beliefs on topics, outside influences are bound to impact what people think. The mass media has a large role in defining sexuality in today's culture --- or pop culture as some people like to call it. Music is a part of pop culture that has a very strong influence on children, teenagers, and young adults. The different types of music can portray people as beings who must act “sexy” in order to be sexual beings, but can portray people positively as well. Individuals in today's society pride themselves on their taste in music. However, many musical groups today focus on sex, and influence peoples' thoughts. With the growing popularity of “emo” music, teenagers today are taking their ideas of sexuality to an extreme. Even the actions of musicians music, teenagers today are taking their ideas of sexuality to an extreme....
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