Tag Archive for 'Pornography'

Porn on Halloween

by Jason Stotts What kind of porn do people look for around Halloween? According to PornHub, people’s taste in porn goes along with the season: (Source: PornHub) They’ve got a lot more data for those who want to find out the details, so check it out.

Best of 2014

by Jason Stotts Last year, 2014, was an exceptionally busy year.  I worked on revising my book Eros and Ethos and my MA in Clinical Psychology. Something about full-time grad school and working full-time, in addition to working on Eros and Ethos, hasn’t left me as much time as I would have liked to write essays […]

Question: Pornography and Ayn Rand

by Jason Stotts I get a lot of interesting questions at Erosophia and I try to answer as many of them as I can. When I think the question and answer is particularly interesting, I usually publish an anonymized version of it.  This is one of those. Hi Jason. What is your basic advice on using […]

Porn Addiction?

by Jason Stotts I’ve argued before that I don’t think porn addiction is a real thing (here and Erosophia Podcast #14 & #15).  I’ve also referenced Dr. Marty Klein’s essay on it.  But, here’s an angle that I haven’t pursued enough yet: why do people think they’re addicted to porn in the first place?  It turns out […]

The Duke Porn Star

by Jason Stotts I haven’t been writing as much as usual due to grad school (and working full time and finishing the book!), but I wanted to take a minute to say something about this current “scandal” about the Duke University freshman who is also a porn star. I think it’s great that she is […]

Erosophia Podcast #13: Erotica and Pornography

In this episode of the Erosophia Podcast, Jason, William, and Joia, argue about erotica and pornography. News 1. The Erosophia Podcast is Hot on iTunes! 2. Smallest Penis Contest Winner 3. Censorship in the UK 4. 2 naked women caught swimming in ocean in Myrtle Beach, police say 5. The Gay Not Contagious 6. Russia arresting those who promote “Non-traditional […]

News and Interesting Links

by Jason Stotts 1. How Tisha Schuller went from environmental activist to industry champion The very interesting account of one woman’s complete reversal on a very controversial issue.  For more real information about fracking, visit Alex Epstein’s Center for Industrial Progress at: http://industrialprogress.com/ 2. Pennsylvania Fracking Study Shows Chemicals Did Not Contaminate Water On a related note: fracking […]


by Jason Stotts Scientific American recently had a good article on pornography called “The Sunny Side of Smut.” It’s one of those rare articles about porn that actually looks to the facts, instead of rationalistically condemning porn for its imagined detriments like many feminists and religious people are wont to do. In fact, the article […]