Thursday, November 14, 2013

Frightening Stats Regarding Internet Pornography - and - How To Overcome Pornography Addiction

Academicians, I ran across these brief but very informative videos from our friends at Catholic Answers.

More and more men - including Catholic men - are succumbing to the incredibly subtle yet extremely destructive sin of viewing pornographic images or watching pornographic videos which are pandemic on the internet.

-  Every second:   $3,075.64 is spent on pornography;
                            28,258 people are viewing pornography;
                            372 people are typing adult search terms.
-  Every 39 minutes:  A new pornographic video is created in the United States.
-  $13.33 billion was spent in the porn industry in 2006.
-  U.S. porn revenue exceeds the combined revenues of ABC, CBS and NBC.
-  There are 4.2 Million pornographic websites (12% of total websites).
-  42.7% of internet users view pornography.
-  72 Million worldwide internet users visit adult sites per month.

(Source: Top Ten Reviews

-  Porn sites get more visitors each month than Netflix, Amazon and Twitter

(Source: Huff Post Tech

Matt Fradd was addicted to pornography.  He is Australian by birth and Catholic by choice. After experiencing a profound conversion at World Youth Day in Rome in 2000, Matt committed himself to inviting others to know Jesus Christ and the Church He founded. As a missionary in Canada and Ireland, Matt proclaimed the Gospel to over ten thousand teens and young adults. Matt has also served the Church through full-time lay ministry in Australia, Ireland, Canada and Texas.

Matt has been a guest on the BBC, EWTN, ABC and Catholic Answers Live, where he has shared his personal story of sin, redemption, and healing to people all over the world. Matt lives in Southern California with his wife and three children, where he works as an Apologist and Speaker with Catholic Answers.

and their DVD based parent workshop kit:
UNFILTERED: Equipping Parents for an Ongoing Conversation about Internet Pornography, which features Catholic experts who can help educate parents about the dangers of pornography,
The Biochemistry of Porn Addiction-How Your Brain Gets Hijacked.

If you are addicted, you can escape from porn's hold on you.
Our Lord wants to help you save yourself and to be holy and happy again.
Trust Him. 

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