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For the brain has approximately it an uncanny wholeness, and may, even via insanity, retrieve all its components. T h e virgin is given sexual wisdom; she is raped. yet after her deflowering, this girl who had represented innocence and soulfulness needs to now be redelined. For tradition has declared that the flesh and the spirit can't meet. T h e r e f o r e , once the virgin understands carnality she needs to lose her soul. She turns into a whore, and now sexuality is her humiliation. but within the pornographic brain, all alongside, the virgin is a whore. For this lady, we needs to r e m e m b e r , is a figment of the pornographic mind's eye. She doesn't stand for the absence of data, the way in which we would believe. She stands in its place for a lie. Her picture indicates the denial of sexual wisdom and hope which the pornographic brain has attempted to fail to remember yet which it can't omit. So within the pornographic myth, every time the virgin is raped, she is informed that she has consistently desired to be raped. She is advised that beneath her "innoc e n c e " she has the soul of a whore. In A Captive Virgin, for instance, we learn the heroine feels "delight flashing via her loins" whilst she is forcibly penetrated. And whilst he's raping a lady, one other pornographic hero tells his sufferer, "You fairly sought after this, did not you? " hence implying to her that she is already in essence a whore. once we glance, eventually, on the lives of the virgin and the whore in pornography, we find that sexuality can by no means be sought as an easy pleasure. during this brain, simply because a lady wishes, she is imagined as evil via and thanks to her carnality. T h e achievement of her hope necessarily brings approximately her humiliation and whilst implies the lack of her soul. For pornography doesn't current to us a brand new kingdom of grace, during which the physique is admitted into heaven. really, the pornographer offers us his personal model of hell. * The Animal guy is the h u n t e r , w o m a n is his g a m e . T E N N Y s o N, The Princess talking of his predisposition to loathe ladies he had recognized sexually, and of his choice in friendship for ladies he imagined as grotesque, de Sade tells us: " W h a t want for the center to have a task within the state of affairs within which merely the physique performs a p a r t ? " For within the taking into consideration the pornographic brain, it's the physique that's the reduce 1/2 human nature, and which corrupts the soul. but the pornographic brain, just like the doctrinal brain, denies the data of its personal physique. by way of the mechanism of projection, this brain succeeds in detaching itself from its personal bestiality. during this brain, the bestiality of a man's nature is expressed in- a woman's physique. therefore pornography is stuffed with institutions b e t w e e n ladies and animals. W e see a movie during which girls b e c o m e animals, who're then educated with a whip. Juvenal tells us girl jam-packed with sexual wish b e c o m e s " m o r e savage than a tigress that misplaced her cubs. " In Hustler journal, a lady is photographed surrounded by means of the fastened heads of untamed animals and animal skins.