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DirtyPete    10

So I've been meaning to make this topic for a while.

 

What exactly makes something pornographic? Does the intent of the photographer make it pornographic, or does having the intent to use an image (sexual or otherwise) as a masturbatory aid make it pornographic? For instance, if a pedophile is found with a picture of a child with no nudity or sexual nature, could he be charged with possession of child porn if he intended to masturbate to it? If a person sexually attracted to cars carries around pictures of cars, is he carrying around porn?

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Pretty sure it's just the presence of nudity that makes it porn. Something like cars, inanimate objects, i'm pretty sure can't be considered porn.

 

I take that back, I think it's the combination of nudity and meant for sexual arousal.

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Syphist    1415

If I remember correctly it was something along the lines of content that contains nudity made for the purpose of sexual arousal.

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Phlyrox    1112

Pretty sure it's just the presence of nudity that makes it porn. Something like cars, inanimate objects, i'm pretty sure can't be considered porn.

have you not seen the Dragon x Car

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Left4Bread    1211

Not porn specifically, but if you want to go with a Supreme Court justice's view on what obscenity is, here you go.

 

"The basic guidelines for the trier of fact must be: (a) whether the average person, applying contemporary community standards would find that the work, taken as a whole, appeals to the prurient interest, (b) whether the work depicts or describes, in a patently offensive way, sexual conduct specifically defined by the applicable state law; and © whether the work, taken as a whole, lacks serious literary, artistic, political, or scientific value." -Warren Burger

 

EDIT: hey you auto-formatting fuck, stop giving me the copyright symbol

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Phlyrox    1112
"© whether the work, taken as a whole, lacks serious literary, artistic, political, or scientific value." -Warren Burger

 

why cant we have nice things

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Maniakdude    100

"The work, taken as a whole, lacks serious literary, artistic, political, or scientific value." -Warren Burger

 

Where would that leave the classical pieces of art depicting females and goddesses in the nude? Couldn't they be considered slightly pornographic in a sense, depending on the individual?

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Left4Bread    1211

Where would that leave the classical pieces of art depicting females and goddesses in the nude? Couldn't they be considered slightly pornographic in a sense, depending on the individual?

 

I dunno. I think it's just based off a case by case system. Kinda sucks, but when it comes to art, it's really hard to nail. As justice Potter Stewart said, "I know it when I see it."

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Left4Bread    1211

Would he know it when he saw it if he was a "sexual deviant", though?

 

I mean, if we're talking about the Supreme Court then he probably has a pretty good eye for discerning these kinds of things. It's his job. A lower court judge maybe.

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Valkyrie    1352

My definition of porn is anything that arouses someone. This can be sex, torture, art, children, lolis, furries, Scout, comic books, etc.

 

Exhibit A:

 

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Phlyrox    1112

My definition of porn is anything that arouses someone. This can be sex, torture, art, children, lolis, furries, Scout, comic books, etc.

I've got avo porn, who wants it

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Zirix    716

I've got avo porn, who wants it

avo porn, also known as krysk sticking his pickaxe dick in diamond blocks.

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Without looking at anything in this thread, other than the title. Porn is up to viewer discression for me as a person...

 

...basicly, although sometimes considered bullshit, I go by the "I know it when I see it" argument.

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CARVERitUP    4995

I think it's intent. Like, you can have a sex scene in a movie, but that's not considered to be "for masturbation", or what have you, that's just part of the movie's story. But porn I would say is intentionally designed for that.

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Dojo    603

The Etymological meaning of pornography is "anything shocking to the consciousness".

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Flash    488

avo porn, also known as krysk sticking his pickaxe into his own pooper.

Now that seems more realistic.

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dejordzta    1688

small bamp

Now that seems more realistic.

 

But he has StormSinkip to do that for him?? While he's affixed to Vosen's magnet wall... lel

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