Research paper 1ST draft
ETHICS OF PORNOGRAPHY
Everybody knows something about porn. But what is porn really? Why it is exist? People get pleasure from porn. Porn is just for an entertainment and it is like other genres of movies. It is just like action, just like horror… Porn is a genre and it has some sub-genres in it. In Turkish there is a word says; “nerede çokluk orada bokluk” means if there are so many things there must be bad things in it, like sub-genres of porn. They are exist just for more entertainment, more pleasure but mankind is not always pure. There are some bad men, there are some disgusting ideas and there are some barbarous behaviors. With that genres directors start to use women as an object, the way of sex is start to change, some of movies there are sex slaves and violent on sex, and they start to use children in porn. All of that are pleasurable? If yes or no don’t matter, what important is, is it ethical? Ethics is morality basically. Ethics of porn comes with the violent in porn and the way directors uses women in pornographic materials. With those arguments it can be said that porn is not ethical it contains non-ethical things in it. To begin with we must know what porn is. What is its history, why does it exist, what are the sub-genres? Sexual acts are as old as civilization and can be found painted on too many ancient buildings, but the concept of pornography as understood today did not exist until 1900’s. Previous to that time, though some sex acts were forbidden in laws but looking at objects or images depicting sex was not. At first pornography was art, it was shown in sculptures, pictures and many forms of art. Porn, the form of as we know, was firstly used in early 1900’s. Soon before, the world's first law criminalizing pornography was enacted by the Parliament of the United Kingdom in 1857 in the Obscene Publications Act. The Victorian era is bad days for pornography and...