Whoever paid attention to the news this week, heard, that a world famous pornography star named James Deen (one big booo for the cheap choice of name) was invited to the Pasadena City College to speak about his experiences as an actor in the pornography industry at a class which the college shamelessly lists as a Pornography class in its class catalogue, on Wednesday.
If you are like me, you immediately asked yourself: What is wrong with the teachers of that college that they even think of introducing a class like that?
Don’t they have any respect for women? Aren’t teachers supposed be role models that represent a certain moral standard and an ethically appropriate conduct? Aren’t all our public colleges currently under tough financial hardships where important classes keep being reduced leaving no space for...Pornography???
Apparently not, for if the PCC can afford to pay a Pornstar to speak at a college class, they might as well invite some rapists and ask them to explain why they don’t find it necessary to ask women if they want to do it before they just go ahead and rape them and then maybe teach a class in Cocain production. For selling drugs can be financially profitable if you do it right – to be learned at PCC...? Drugs are absolutely not legal and absolutely unethical, but ethics does not seem to be an issue that the current leaders of the PCC seem to be too concerned with.
Also, what role does Pornography have under this hardship: is PCC seriously trying to tell our future generations that there are no more jobs in America to be found so it’s okay to try making some cash by professionally screwing around? Helloo morals!!!
Yes. These are the things and worse that are being said by the Pasadena City College by allowing a class in Pornography to take place. As a citizen of this town, it filled me with shame having to watch the news unfold about this scandalous event.
Obviously, the teachers of PCC have lost all ability of morally apropriate decision making. So to help out, here are three pertinent reasons why pornography does not belong in an educational environment:
1) Women are not respected in porn movies
As many titles of pornographic movies insinuate, women are shown as objects, to be consumed in masses and without reflexion, they are shown as victims. Leading women are not shown in porn movies and if they are, their names immediately compensate for all the good intentions.
One main purpose of all educational institutions today is to teach and represent a respectful view of the woman. Having a class that teaches Pornography as a future means of living, not only defeats this purpose but devaluates the college itself.
2) The confusion about sex and love
If PCC were concerned with moral values, they would teach a class in “How to practice unconditional love” for example, not in “What to do to become Hollywood’s next Pornstar”.
Pornography, sorry people, is not about love at all. It is about having a desire and how to satisfy that desire. That is pretty much it. As you can see: zero content – and it does not fill 45 minutes of college class to explain that. Love is pretty much the opposite of all that and if a whole city is not able to see the difference between these two values, a class in “How to practice unconditional love” is needed urgently
3) The confusion about the value of money
Most jobs, no matter how low the pay rate is, are worthwhile because they teach humility.
Earning a paycheck in the pornography industry does not teach humility, it inspires greed and disrespect for other human beings. That is why Sylvester Stallone who is a former Pornstar wrote the movie ‘Rocky’ – because he wanted to do an esteemable act to redeem his value as an actor by showing something interesting and worthwhile on screen.
Stallone’s writing of the movie ‘Rocky’ was an esteemable act because he turned his back on the industry he originally came from and wrote a box office hit.
How to write a hit when you are feeling low is not only an esteemable act, it is also a class worth teaching because it can propel movie lovers into a wide variety of interesting careers which pornography cannot.
It doesn’t matter how much money Pornstar ‘James Deen’ makes: by promoting his career, he is setting a bad example to thousands of young adults who might follow his.
So, that’s it for now. Certainly, there are a 1000 more reasons to be found why Pornography is a class that has no place in college. I hope by writing this, I can inspire the citizens of Pasadena who do have a moral conscience, to do something to remove that class. For I am a Mom and I want my son to go to a respected school one day, not some pornography dump.
One last thought: if the citizens of Pasadena cannot invite an NFL team to reside in their world famous football stadium to fill the financial deficit of the renovation because they fear an increase of alcoholism, how can this top moral city allow a Pornography class to be held at their City College?
Excuse me, Pasadena, but you are being inconsistent. Please stop this hypocrisy and be the ethical role model that you aspire to be and remove this moral sore, the Pornography class, from your City College.
Thank you, Pasadena.
Christina Przybilla, Mom