IS PORN BECOMING A POTENTIALLY-HAZARDOUS PART OF MAINSTREAM COLLEGE CURRICULA IN AMERICA?

Posted: November 16, 2012 in American Decency Association
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There’s a fascinating new report in WORLD Magazine about a phenomenon called “porn curriculum.” The term refers to explicit material that is making its way into America’s college and university classrooms. While the notion may seem too bizarre to be true, some experts claim that there is, indeed, an influx of pornography being integrated into secular professors’ curricula.

Earlier this year, TheBlaze did report about one anecdotal example — the allegation that Fresno State Public Health Professor Peggy Gish showed her students “Advanced Sexual Techniques, Volume One,” a video that touts sexually-explicit audio and video messaging. But according to WORLD, this isn’t an isolated incident.

The Christian magazine claims that, at New York University in New York City, New York, students have discussed pornographic comic books for a course called “Anthropology of the Unconscious.” At Bates College in Lewiston, Maine, too, students have delved into sexual topics for a class entitled, “Doing it, Getting it, Seeing it, Reading it.”

And not to outdo the other examples, but the WORLD report claims that a class at Wesleyan University in Middletown, Connecticut, once offered a course called “Pornography: Writings of Prostitutes.” If the name of the class still leaves you with doubts about what’s covered, consider that students were asked to create their own pornographic work for their final projects. While the class isn’t currently listed on the college’s web site, past media coverage will provide you with an overview of content.

While these courses may seem bizarre, the idea behind them is that they allegedly help prepare students for a world in which they will encounter graphic art, ideas and other related phenomena. By exposing pupils to these ideas early on, the notion is that they are then better prepared to contend with them in the real world.

Read More: http://www.theblaze.com/stories/is-porn-becoming-a-potentially-hazardous-part-of-mainstream-college-curricula-in-america/

http://americandecency.org/full_article.php?article_no=1605

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