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How Porn Changes Sexual Beliefs

Last Updated: August 5, 2021

Luke Gilkerson

Luke Gilkerson has a BA in Philosophy and Religious Studies and an MA in Religion. He is the author of Coming Clean: Overcoming Lust Through Biblical Accountability and The Talk: 7 Lessons to Introduce Your Child to Biblical Sexuality. Luke and his wife Trisha blog at IntoxicatedOnLife.com

Last week we published an article for the latest issue of Pure Minds Online called, “Is Porn Raising Your Kids?” The goal of the article was to bring pre-Internet research about the effects of pornography to bear on the modern prevalence of Internet porn.

The following infographic shows data from a university-sponsored research project over 25 years ago. You can easily see how the more pornography one is exposed to, the more it shapes one’s beliefs.

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