Unlike most of the popular magazines, which were available behind the counter at bookstores and convenience stores, VHS Porn was initially limited to mail-order and adult bookstores.
This limited access to video porn by the “common man”, especially if he was afraid of someone seeing him purchase such videos or magazines!
You had to work to have meaningful variety, and changing from product to product was not that easy, quick, or cheap!
Although pornography depicting extreme sexual activities has always been available, most of the mainstream porn that was available in the 2oth Century depicted (more-or-less) normal sexual activities: Then came the Digital Age and this little thing called the Internet!
Therefore,if we wish to impact our culture for Christ in this area then we need to understand One of the first things we have to do in order to understand the unique dangers of 21st Century porn is to comprehend how different it is from that of earlier years, such as the late 1900’s!
It is only then that we grasp the evolution of the threat over the past 40-50 years can we start to understand the increased impact of 21st Century pornographic products and materials.
This enabled several new capabilities: All of this did not go unnoticed by the commercial pornography industry, either.
With lower cost and simpler production processes they were able to dramatically ramp up the sheer quantity of pornography that they produced.
I don’t believe the gentleman is alone in that viewpoint, either.
It is difficult for many of us to understand the far more destructive and addictive nature of 21st Century pornography when compared to what many of us “grew up” with.
As you can imagine, commercial porn producers jumped on the popularity of “homemade” sex tapes by making “professional amateur videos”. All of this has dramatically driven a steep rise in both demand and production.