Thursday, August 12, 2010

Some Thoughts on the Nobility of Porn

For most people, those moments in which they achieve sexual climax are the happiest of their lives. That sweet sense of anticipation that gives way to a tingling of the loins, then the dizziness of ecstatic release and complete loss of self as you exist only in that single moment before the drowsiness and then the calm of blissful sleep is unmatchable. There is no greater feeling than the giddy thrill that comes from coming.

For many, that feeling of joy is only enhanced when it is shared with a partner. Yet there are times when it must be experienced alone. Perhaps you’ve just broken up. Perhaps you’re physically loathsome. Perhaps you’re being oppressed by some reactionary religious government edict. Perhaps you don’t have money for bus fare. In those times, pornography is the most helpful alternative.

Look at the areas where internet pornography is most frequently consumed. In the United States, Utah is the pornography-consumption capital. This also happens to be one of our most religious states. The Middle East, a vast wasteland of religious repression, is another region in which an unusually large amount of pornography is enjoyed.

Making people happy is the noblest pursuit. Making people who are suffering repression happy is even nobler than the noblest pursuit.

Those who make pornography are the noblest people I know.

We should all aspire to be Stoya.

The woman and man who engage in a mere five minutes of videotaped coitus and then share that videotape on the internet are doing more to help spread happiness and relieve tension in the Middle East than the last fifty years of disastrous US “foreign policy.”

It’s for this reason that when anyone makes the decision to go into the pornographic film business, they are to be celebrated. That is why I wish to salute Montana Fishburne, who has stated unequivocally that she wants to make pornographic films.

Ms. Fishburne has “options.” She does not match the stereotype of the sad, dirt-poor girl from Podunk, USA who needs to do a few scenes to score her next 8-ball, or to pay for an abortion. She is the daughter of a wealthy and famous Academy Award nominated film and television star. In an industry built on nepotism, she could do whatever she wanted to do.

She has chosen to bring real joy to people.

This despite the fact that there is a stigma attached to such a decision. Any time a woman chooses to assert her sexuality, she puts herself at risk for ridicule. As a society, we seem to both celebrate and abhor women who make “unconventional” choices.

And I thought we were supposed to encourage our daughters to do what they want. “You can be anything you want to be,” we’re supposed to tell them. Well, apparently not. Now we have a “first lady” who wants to tell little girls what not to eat. We have a “super model” “United Nations ambassador” who wants to tell women who have just gone through childbirth that they must breastfeed their babies for at least six months. And of course we have a prominent father attempting to buy up copies of his daughter’s first pornographic film to prevent others seeing it.

I believe that Mr. Fishburne should celebrate his daughter’s choice. He is her father, and gave her the benefit of his wisdom and guidance for 18 years. Now she is legally an adult, and is making her own choices about what to do with her life and body. I would think a parent would be happy about that.

3 comments:

ITSCCChaneey. said...

-i like your blog,
it's honest and different.

havea great day,
cx.

A.Jaye said...

I like your blog - but I like Larry Fishburne better.

That daughter of his is hardly cute enough to shag on camera. No talent in performance and too many pimples on the arse. Very unsightly.

Dude this story broke on Bourgy last week. Where've you been?

Ricky Sprague said...

I know, A.Jaye, I'm way behind. No excuses, really.

I actually think Ms. Fishburne is kind of hot. But I haven't seen her performances or her bottom, as yet.

Her father is a terrific actor, though.

ITSCCChaneey: Many thanks for the kind words.