Not convinced that porn is wrong? Then quit because it’s making you miserable.

By Jonathon Van Maren I was very pleased to see that GQ Magazine has joined the growing number of secular publications that are beginning the painful process of examining our out-of-control cultural obsession with pornography, recently publishing an article entitled 10 Reasons You Should Quit Watching Porn. While a number of prominent feminists (including Naomi Wolf) have openly…

The real “War on Christmas”

By Jonathon Van Maren Christmastime has something that enlarges the heart of everyone–even, I suspect, the grinchiest of atheists. Whether it is lightly falling snow, or visiting family and friends, or Christmas caroling, or an audience surging to its feet at the crescendos of Handel’s Hallelujah chorus, there is something about this time of year…

Noam Chomsky and the anti-porn Left

By Jonathon Van Maren Anti-porn activists often face this accusation: You’re right-wing prudes. You just hate sex. But what many fail to realize is that there have been many left-wing thinkers—even far left-wing thinkers—who saw porn for precisely what it is: Exploitation, dehumanization, and victimization. They are intellectuals who, regardless of how much and how often I disagree…

Porn use hasn’t decreased sexual violence. It has normalized sexual violence.

By Jonathon Van Maren November 23, 2018 (LifeSiteNews) – A long-form article in the most recent issue of Politico has been attracting a lot of discussion in conservative circles over the past several weeks. Titled “How the GOP Gave Up on Porn,” journalist Tim Allen posits the thesis that conservatives—or at least, conservative politicians—have essentially…