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The Porn Myth

Exposing the Reality Behind the Fantasy of Pornography
Written by: Matt Fradd
Narrated by: Matthew Lloyd Davies
Length: 5 hrs and 45 mins
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The Porn Myth is a non-religious response to the commonly held belief that pornography is a harmless or even beneficial pastime. Author Matt Fradd draws on the experience of porn performers and users, and the expertise of neurologists, sociologists, and psychologists to demonstrate that pornography is destructive to individuals, relationships, and society. He provides insightful arguments, supported by the latest scientific research, to discredit the fanciful claims used to defend and promote pornography.

This book explains the neurological reasons porn is addictive, helps individuals learn how to be free of porn, and offers real help to the parents and the spouses of porn users. Because recent research on pornography's harmful effects on the brain validates the experiences of countless porn users, there is a growing wave of passionate individuals trying to change the pro-porn cultural norm - by inspiring others to pursue real love and to avoid its hollow counterfeit.

Matt Fradd and this book are part of that movement, which is aiding the many men and women who are seeking a love untainted by warped perceptions of intimacy and rejecting the influence of porn in their lives.

©2017 Ignatius Press (P)2017 Tantor

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Nicely done

This review comes in time for the #Audible1 anniversary which actually gave me this book for free. This book has been well researched and the author made sure he presented scientific and social arguments for his stance. I am a religious person but this topic isn't just for religious people and this book is a strong case to anyone who needs to know what effect porn has on our minds, bodies, and lives in general, and the of the people around us.

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  • shamusoreagan
  • 2017-10-17

Incredibly Eye Opening

The robust scientific references throughout make this book an incredible textbook-like resource, but with a fascinating story-like appeal.

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  • Cliente Amazon
  • 2017-11-27

Important book, listing porn's negative effects

If you are not familiar with the subject (the negative effects and addictivity of porn), this is a must read. However, the book does not tell a story, it is more like a list of all aspects of life and society affected by porn.

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  • InkPaperCreate
  • 2018-12-08

Phenomenal Book

This book is so jammed packed with information taken from researchers, case studies, psychologists and many more. This isn’t a “don’t watch porn cause the Bible and your church tells you so” no this and educated look at what porn actually does to your brain, your personal life, and your relationships with others, and our society as a whole.

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  • Reza Gorji, MD
  • 2018-02-19

Very well researched

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Well researched scientific piece on the evils of this public health and societal problem called pornography. Congratulations to the author. Very well done.

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  • Radu Antoniu
  • 2018-02-09

Very insightful

The book manages to convince you porn is a social hazzard. I recommend listening to it.

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  • Hazel ASU
  • 2018-03-31

Great Book.. abrupt ending

worth the listen .. but ended too quickly ..I would have liked more comparisons and studies.

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  • BaltoPreacher
  • Baltimore,MD
  • 2019-10-08

Engrossing

This book is more than a discussion about porn. It explores the different effects on the brain that happen when a person watches porn.
Very enlightening!

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  • Terry
  • 2019-06-03

Necessary to hear

Great audiobook tackling real life problems in a scientific way by dissecting myths and exposing lies.

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  • Vicki
  • PRINCETON, IN
  • 2019-04-19

Very good read!

Very interesting. Alot of facts you may not have been aware of. Everyone should read.

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  • Johnathan Blauw
  • 2019-04-14

Excellent Material!

Matt Fradd provides so much studious and committed information about pornography and the issues it causes for so many people.