Book read The Dirty Little Secret Uncovering the Truth Behind Porn author Craig Gross – doctorio.us
This short maybe to return with additional comments laterBut ne last thing I m used to reading non fiction books that feature extensive references and bibliographies This book
HAS EXACTLY 7 REFERENCES INCLUDING AN exactly 7 references including an posting n craigslist which is laughably bad Five
the references are clearly biased including ne sub titled Social Liberalism Is Corrupting Our Future The final reference is to an article from LA Times which in fact does not provide a scrap Surly Bonds of evidence for Gross s claims and in fact has this to say about porn If it s corrupting them the data don t yet show it Brilliantlypen and non judgmental I had no idea how destructive porn can be Sex, Lies, and Videotape or how desperate somef the people in the business really are Nice The Sanford Guide to Hepatitis Therapy 2016-2017 one Craig Gross the infamous porn pastor and founderf XXXchurchcom has written a work that no Syzygy: Reflections on the Monastery of the Seven Rays one else but he could write It s a journey into the middlef the porn industry never judgmental and at times harrowing and heart wrenching Diving into the lives f pornstars porn addicts and hurting families the book gives a face to everyone who has been affected by porn people just like you and me Warning it s a difficult read because f such broken beat up lives in a violent merciless industry Craig loves the heck Whore Stories: A Revealing History of the World's Oldest Profession outf people He is the first to admit how hard this can be He knows the criticism The Paper Wife of his annual visits to porn conventions He s awaref the hype around his unorthodox witness to a shady world that Christians condemn in public while binge n in private This isn t a book about how to stop porn addiction r all its scary statistics It isn t even a book that pits good against bad It simply exposes the worst parts We, the People: Of Earth Elders of the industry and how badly it hurts everyday people I m glad Craig Gross does not hold back Some critics say henly discusses the extreme cases But every pornstar and porn addict is an extreme case waiting to happen Black Marxism: The Making of the Black Radical Tradition or already too late The most heartbreaking chapterf the book involves Carter a young journalist who is allowed مترو on set to watch twentyne year ld Ariana film a porno scene Carter is also the same age Things begin almost innocently enough as Carter meets the pornstars before the shoot in an almost normal atmosphere Things go downhill uickly Carter cannot even finish watching He drives home pulls ver bursts into tears about what he has seen He imagines what it would be like if he were Ariana He is never the same again Reading this chapter I felt sick to my stomach The Windy Season over both Carter and Ariana both broken by the selfish desiresf a cruel inhuman business I am not sueamish whatsoever I kill spiders with my hand and eat dinner while watching Dexter but I nearly wept reading this part and almost had to put the book away Many will say porn is harmless I always knew it was not but Craig Gross makes the best anecdotal case for its poisonous grip Oldies but Goodies on culture Many will say pornstars have made thei. Nistry XXXchurchcom a website devoted to fighting pornography As he meets people in the industry and those addicted to porn Craig exposes the very real human facef pornography and the destructive physical emotional and spiritual toll it takes The Dirty Little Secret plainly reveals the addictive lure f pornography explore. .
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Each year I try to read at least ne book from the perspective Evangeline, a Master For Tonight Companion Novel of the enemy I got thisne for free so I figured I would give it a shot One Beneath the Jolly Roger of the featured statements in a lotf the reviews Merzbook: The Pleasuredome of Noise of this book is how it is non judgmental This is a rather funny claim since the very basisf this book is judgement Yeah the author talks the usual
of rubbish that Christians essentially a variation f love the sinner hate the sin but behind it all is a veritable ark load f judgmental assumptions Sex is bad except where sanctioned by the church within a proper marriage masturbation is bad fornication is bad non vanilla sex is bad fetishes are bad homosexuality is bad etc etc Of course the denial Pig of these underlying assumption come fast and furious but let s pull a few points straight from the bookFrom the very beginningf the story comes this revealing bit At first however we Scipio Rising (Scipio Africanus only had two wordsn ur website Porn Sucks Put aside how unintentionally humorous the phrasing is and it should be clear there is a fundamental unuestioning assumption nay judgement revealed that underlays the entire endeavor From this point n everything about Gross and his ministry is cherry picking and confirmation bias Next up I love people and see pornography as a deadly threat to the individual which again shows the foundational judgement going Rim of the Pit (Rogan Kincaid, on These are pretty strong words that might come as a surprise to the millionsf people who enjoy porn and continue to have completely normal lives without dying from it Odd that Another gem is this They Also Serve one Can you be a pornaholic We knew the answer was anverwhelming yes which again reveals the nature f his unuestioning assumptions There is no actual search for truth in this book It is
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A Grab Bag Of Unualified grab bag f unualified claims confirmation bias and anecdote The book contains extensive claims about porn and pre marital sex and masturbation and sexual thoughts being an addiction but absolutely none No Time for Sergeants of these claims are backed up by any kindf serious evidence scholarly r therwise It s a balls ut assertion which will f course be accepted immediately by most readers f this book but there is no proof Normal human behavior is defined as deviant and harmful and then when people behave in completely normal ways ut comes the judgement stick with the word addiction stamped Large Catechism of Martin Luther onA substantial messagef this book is guilt Over and Junior Jolt over people express guilt about their interest in porn Never is there the slightest thought that maybe it would be good to get ridf the guilt instead Women are marginalized as weak foul temptresses and f course there Is A Fundamental Buy In Into The Sexist Idea Of a fundamental buy in into the sexist idea f purity Single people are marginalized because sex is nly supposed to be for the married people with the intent to have childrenThere are so many problems with this book that I could probably write a book in response but I m going to cut. Addiction to pornography has exploded to epidemic proportions infiltrating churches and holding ur pastors friends and family members prisoner But no ne not even the church is talking about this dangerous and destructive addiction The Dirty Little Secret follows Pastor Craig Gross as he breaks the silence and begins his mi. R wn choice but Craig Gross gets into the nuances Troublemaker:: One Man's Crusade Against China's Cruelty of an aggressive industry that hunts unwitting victims Hardly any pastor would venture where he has but he does so that we wouldn t have to He embraces this devastation toffer grace and hope for the masses tireless: of hurting Also checkut his book Pure Eyes which is strictly methodical and practical An excellent call to Christians to step up and love as Jesus did everyone including prostitutes The book addresses several issues around porn from conseuences to the addicted to the abuse within the industry The book holds a clear stance that involvement with porn whatever form that may take is a sin but is not condemning rather calling for Teach Them Spanish!, Grade 1 open discussion as well as a breaking downf the us versus them mentality that shuts people up from speaking Toque de Veludo out about their problems While mainly focusedn men Gross acknowledges that porn has its temptations for all including both women and childrenThe ne thing I felt the book could use f was practical advice n how to make
A Difference On The difference n the issues surrounding pornography however this would look different for different people I suppose Recommended Reveals the truth about porn and the absolute harm it can do to someone My feelings The Four Racketeers on this book are a little conflicted I enjoyed it but am not sure if I agree with allf its content and conclusions I am very much in appreciation f the sincere love and concern Mr Gross and his colleagues reach ut and show people in the porn industry as well as Phantoms Monsters: Mysterious Encounters ordinary citizens struggling with an addiction to pornThe XXX church doesn t approvef the lifestyle and activities Smithereens of those it attempts to reachut to but it also doesn t look down The Book of Not Knowing: Exploring the True Nature of Self, Mind, and Consciousness on themr judge them as people tell them they are evil bad going to Hell and all the Dark Diversions other things most Christians seem to feel justified in doing They just reachut to them
With A Poignant Chronicle A poignant chronicle the side Lili a un chagrin d'amour of the pornography industry most people don t see I would highly recommend this book to anyone whetherr not you struggle with pornography It s so easy to look at people in the industry as heathens and hedonists but this book really Yamashita's Ghost: War Crimes, Macarthur's Justice, and Command Accountability opened my eyes to the hell those people endure Rather than judge and condemn we need to be Jesus to those who struggle within the industry and those who struggle with the industry A definite must read Since I had heard about the XXXchurch ministry from Relevant Magazine it was good to read about the ministry The book provides anecdotes about the harmful impactf porn addiction Mind of the Raven: Investigations and Adventures with Wolf-Birds on people s lives and the ministry s efforts in reachingut to people who work in the porn industry and experiences as porn conventions I have a greater appreciation for the ministry in its effort to reach a segment f society that many churches have written ff as lost Big challenge tough topic but very eye pening as to teh devestation and need to change the situation. S the pain and brokenness it causes and challenges us as individuals and as the church to talk about and penly fight pornography Don’t be tempted to keep this secret any longer If this book won't make you roll up your sleeves and get your hands dirty then you need to check your pulse Skip Mathews president Integrity Onlin.