[plug] Arguments in favour?

Rob Potter potter at central.murdoch.edu.au
Fri May 28 19:14:52 WST 1999

>Well now, for starters, what is the problem with children seeing
>pornographic material anyway?
>What effect is it supposed to have on them?
>Up to a certain age, it would be meaningless; beyond about 15 they would
>be knowledgable of sex and about to begin partaking.  During another,
>earlier period, it would probably be more educational than anything

After this comment, I just have to relay a rationale I heard from a
friend's 13 year old son.

"But Mum, when you're grown up you can go out and see these things for
real.  At my age what other options have I got?"

Now there's logic for you!

Dr Rob Potter
WA State Ag Biotech Centre
Murdoch University
Perth, WA 6150
Ph: +618 93602920  Fax: +618 93606303
Internet: potter at central.murdoch.edu.au;  Compuserve: 100113,1537

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