It looks so inhuman, doesn’t it? Like who would rape a 7-year-old? Where do these sexual predators come from? Dare I say, we are raising a generation of sexual predators.
I’m angry today. Too long have I known this and not spoken. I don’t care what may result from this, but I must say it.
I’m a teenager of 19. I live among teenagers, I know them, I am them, so believe me when I tell you… I have not met a single guy in my entire life, who has not had exposure to pornography. I have rarely met guys who don’t consume pornography regularly, who aren’t addicted to it. Proving that pornography is an addiction is not my topic, if you don’t know already, google it, but let me stay on point.
You can deny it all you want, refuse to see it, but pornography is in your house right now… it is. We have a whole generation who is addicted to pornography and doesn’t even care. Want proof? Fine. Why does every Sunny Leone movie create such a hype? Why is she so famous? Everybody knows… she’s a porn star. And it makes me crazy when I see 14-year-old kids! watching her movies! And it makes me even more mad when I see their parents, who know what they’re watching, who (A) don’t care what movie they’re going to watch in the cinema with their friends and (B) even if they do know, don’t think there’s anything wrong with it.
Still think I’m lying? How will you deny stats?
“90 percent of boys and 60 percent of girls are exposed to Internet porn by age 18. 30 percent of Internet content is porn.”
But I suppose you will, like 90% of people, continue to assume that your child, your brother, your husband is not included in those 90% men who have exposure to pornography by the age of 18, and neither did they have exposure afterwards. If you do think so, kindly stop reading this article. What I’m about to say from this point forward is only for people with eyes.
So, what has pornography got to do with this case, with violence against women?
“88 percent of porn contains violence against women.”
And yes, I am also a teenager past 18 and yes, I’ve also had exposure to pornography… a lot of exposure. Most porn videos depict women as sex objects, things men use for pleasure. Rape porn, forced sex, blackmail porn, incest porn, bondage porn, what not, it’s super common, and those are some of the most popular types of porn.
Let’s drift aside for an instant. Remember watching a singing competition on TV? Or a dance performance? Remember how later you imagined yourself singing on that stage? Dancing? A few minutes of a mild singing competition video, dance performance video… look what effect they have over your imagination… then what would be the effect of regular porn use?
The guy begins to imagine doing the same stuff he saw being done in the porn movie, with people he knows. I know this because I’ve witnessed this effect over my imagination, which is why I fought pornography for years. Research has shown that pedophilic porn movies were found to have had a major influence on almost all pedophiles and child sexual predators.
Now let me tell you how it works. Let’s create a sexual predator.
He’s a guy who’s got raging hormones. He’s got access to pornography. He really wants to have sex. But since society is wiser than Allah, they feel it’s in the guy’s best interest to keep him unmarried until he’s around 28 years old. So even 15 years after reaching sexual maturity, the guy has no spouse, but guess what he does have? The need for one. So what does he do with all that energy, all those urges? It’s gotta go somewhere, right? And it does… to pornography temporarily, but just like cigarette addiction, that increases from a cigarette a day to a pack a day. Just like alcohol addiction, that increases from a glass a day to a bottle a day. Pornography addiction also escalates… from mild porn to violent porn to… to the point when watching it happen on a screen is no longer enough. Now he wants to do something… he has to do something… the urges are overtaking… “what do I do? What do I do?” And then he sees her… that girl. She’s young, too young, that makes her an easy target too. An older one would resist. And finally, he takes the leap, from the virtual world into the real world. He rapes her. And then you have the whole world wondering what planet that guy came from. You deceive yourselves, you see it but you ignore it, he came from amidst you, you made him, you did, you killed her, it was you, it was society.
Think this is just theory? Go right now, go to YouTube, go see Ted Bundy’s interview before his execution for raping and murdering several young girls, the interview in which he told the interviewer what made him the Serial Killer and Rapist he was, when he told the interviewer the power of pornography, how porn made him do what he did, and how we’re raising a generation of sexual predators.
So now that we know the problem, what do we do about it? First of all, for God’s sake, speak. If you’re addicted to it, speak, write, do something! Get out of it and help others get out of it. Fight the new drug. If you’re a parent, talk to your children about it, ask them if they’re stuck with it, help them out instead of thrashing them. If you’re an elder brother, elder sister, ask your younger brother if he’s addicted. And please don’t think it’s an offense to you, me suggesting that someone in your family may be addicted to pornography. Because it is an offense, but not to you. It’s an abuse to us as a society, as Muslims, but most of all, as human beings.
Written by: Muhammad Rohan Hussain