[DWJ] Porn? (was What are we reading?)

Roger Burton West roger at firedrake.org
Wed Nov 4 08:27:35 EST 2009


On Wed, Nov 04, 2009 at 01:19:32PM +0000, Minnow wrote:

>I conclude that a book might be porn if people read it *for* the sexual
>descriptions and titilation thereby, and not-porn if they read it *in spite
>of* the sex-bits.

Pornography is in the reaction of the reader. For people with the
appropriate fetishes, the right sort of clothing catalogue is porn.

R



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