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timisaverage:

ftnd-blog:

Hey, Pornhub. We’re Not Buying It. 
Yesterday, the massive online porn site Pornhub unveiled their first big money billboard in New York City’s legendary Times Square. (By the way, ad space in Times Square can cost up to $2 million. We looked it up.) 
The ad, created by the winner of Pornhub’s ad campaign contest, features a hand forming a heart over the site’s logo and the bold text, “ALL YOU NEED IS HAND.” The site then filmed a video underneath the billboard of a hired choir of men and women singing a twisted rendition of The Beatles’ popular hit song, “All You Need Is Love,” but replacing the word “love” with “hand”.
Yes, this ad was the winner of a real contest held by Pornhub. There were thousands of people who submitted their ideas for non-pornographic ads promoting the site. A few months ago, we wrote a blog post titled, ‘Pornhub Vs. #PornKillsLove’, that went on to reach over a million people on Facebook. In the post, we took some of the disturbing contest ads and remade them from the REAL perspective:


That was our response to Pornhub’s ongoing attempt to normalize porn. And they are still going at it in a way that people might not realize right away.
Think about if you wanted to sell people a product that was harmful and addictive. What would you do?
First, you would want go to great lengths to show people that what you’re selling is NOT harmful, that it is normal and acceptable. You would want to camouflage the true nature of what you are selling so that people would see it as just any another product. You would try and bend your message to make it seem like something other than it really is.
Well this is exactly what Pornhub is doing.
Pornhub is now placing these non-offensive ads in the public eye, painting a harmless picture of the harmful material they are making millions of dollars off of every day: porn. 
But what Pornhub (and the porn industry as a whole) would like you to think, and what porn really is, are two very different things.
Pornhub wants you to think that their site is just a simple way to love yourself. This unsuspecting ad is not immediately offensive and seems to be promoting a care free ideal that you are all you need.
But here’s what Pornhub is really saying through this ad:
- You don’t need love. You don’t need a boyfriend, girlfriend, husband, wife, or any other personal human connection to be fulfilled. 
- You don’t need healthy and committed sexuality, you just need yourself and a computer screen.
- Your sexual pleasure and desires are what’s most important. And if that means going outside of a committed relationship to satisfy yourself, then no problem.
And last but most importantly:
- Porn is normal, harmless, and even encouraged. Everyone does it and it’s not a big deal.
Make no mistake: porn is not normal. Porn is not harmless. Porn acts like a drug addicting its users, damaging relationships, and harming society as a whole. But ads like this - subtly (or in cases like this, not-so-subtly) injected into the mainstream and placed amongst advertisements for soft drinks and food chains - begin to normalize people’s perception of porn.
If we didn’t have all the overwhelming facts and personal accounts of how harmful porn really is, we might just say that these guys are pretty smart. But just like giant tobacco companies that seek to make smoking look cool and in turn get lifelong customers, we see Pornhub for what it really is.
Call To Action!
If you aren’t cool with money hungry corporations like Pornhub pushing these harmful ideas down society’s throat, share this article and share THIS ad that we made, telling the truth about love:

Save this photo and SHARE if you Fight for LOVE! Take a stand and show people that LOVE is worth it!
#PornKillsLove
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Click Below To Tweet This Article!
Tweet: This new Pornhub ad in Times Square is garbage. LOVE TAKES TWO! #PornKillsLove. Check it out @fightthenewdrug’s latest blog: http://ctt.ec/7eXZS+

I’m sorry Kevin but are you saying that you believe that porn is harmful and want pornhub to dissist with their advertising?Do you support this campaign? Do you believe porn ‘kills love’?

Hey Tim. I do believe that porn is harmful to individuals and to the human race. Here is a really recent article by the Huffington Post that has a plethora of facts and research which sums up a lot of information (and a good portion of my opinion) really briefly. Since you’re asking for my opinion, I would appreciate if you read the whole article, and maybe even took a quick look at some of the related studies. 
Also, I would be happy to start an open dialogue and just discuss this more. Unlike most I don’t mind my personal views being questioned - disagreeing is healthy and keeps us in check on what we believe. 
ARTICLE: Boys and Porn: A Moving Target

timisaverage:

ftnd-blog:

Hey, Pornhub. We’re Not Buying It. 

Yesterday, the massive online porn site Pornhub unveiled their first big money billboard in New York City’s legendary Times Square. (By the way, ad space in Times Square can cost up to $2 million. We looked it up.) 

The ad, created by the winner of Pornhub’s ad campaign contest, features a hand forming a heart over the site’s logo and the bold text, “ALL YOU NEED IS HAND.” The site then filmed a video underneath the billboard of a hired choir of men and women singing a twisted rendition of The Beatles’ popular hit song, “All You Need Is Love,” but replacing the word “love” with “hand”.

Yes, this ad was the winner of a real contest held by Pornhub. There were thousands of people who submitted their ideas for non-pornographic ads promoting the site. A few months ago, we wrote a blog post titled, ‘Pornhub Vs. #PornKillsLove’, that went on to reach over a million people on Facebook. In the post, we took some of the disturbing contest ads and remade them from the REAL perspective:

image

image

That was our response to Pornhub’s ongoing attempt to normalize porn. And they are still going at it in a way that people might not realize right away.

Think about if you wanted to sell people a product that was harmful and addictive. What would you do?

First, you would want go to great lengths to show people that what you’re selling is NOT harmful, that it is normal and acceptable. You would want to camouflage the true nature of what you are selling so that people would see it as just any another product. You would try and bend your message to make it seem like something other than it really is.

Well this is exactly what Pornhub is doing.

Pornhub is now placing these non-offensive ads in the public eye, painting a harmless picture of the harmful material they are making millions of dollars off of every day: porn. 

But what Pornhub (and the porn industry as a whole) would like you to think, and what porn really is, are two very different things.

Pornhub wants you to think that their site is just a simple way to love yourself. This unsuspecting ad is not immediately offensive and seems to be promoting a care free ideal that you are all you need.

But here’s what Pornhub is really saying through this ad:

- You don’t need love. You don’t need a boyfriend, girlfriend, husband, wife, or any other personal human connection to be fulfilled. 

- You don’t need healthy and committed sexuality, you just need yourself and a computer screen.

- Your sexual pleasure and desires are what’s most important. And if that means going outside of a committed relationship to satisfy yourself, then no problem.

And last but most importantly:

- Porn is normal, harmless, and even encouraged. Everyone does it and it’s not a big deal.

Make no mistake: porn is not normal. Porn is not harmless. Porn acts like a drug addicting its users, damaging relationships, and harming society as a whole. But ads like this - subtly (or in cases like this, not-so-subtly) injected into the mainstream and placed amongst advertisements for soft drinks and food chains - begin to normalize people’s perception of porn.

If we didn’t have all the overwhelming facts and personal accounts of how harmful porn really is, we might just say that these guys are pretty smart. But just like giant tobacco companies that seek to make smoking look cool and in turn get lifelong customers, we see Pornhub for what it really is.

Call To Action!

If you aren’t cool with money hungry corporations like Pornhub pushing these harmful ideas down society’s throat, share this article and share THIS ad that we made, telling the truth about love:

image

Save this photo and SHARE if you Fight for LOVE! Take a stand and show people that LOVE is worth it!

#PornKillsLove

————————————————————————-

Click Below To Tweet This Article!

Tweet: This new Pornhub ad in Times Square is garbage. LOVE TAKES TWO! #PornKillsLove. Check it out @fightthenewdrug’s latest blog: http://ctt.ec/7eXZS+

I’m sorry Kevin but are you saying that you believe that porn is harmful and want pornhub to dissist with their advertising?
Do you support this campaign? Do you believe porn ‘kills love’?

Hey Tim. I do believe that porn is harmful to individuals and to the human race. Here is a really recent article by the Huffington Post that has a plethora of facts and research which sums up a lot of information (and a good portion of my opinion) really briefly. Since you’re asking for my opinion, I would appreciate if you read the whole article, and maybe even took a quick look at some of the related studies. 

Also, I would be happy to start an open dialogue and just discuss this more. Unlike most I don’t mind my personal views being questioned - disagreeing is healthy and keeps us in check on what we believe. 

ARTICLE: Boys and Porn: A Moving Target

ftnd-blog:

Hey, Pornhub. We’re Not Buying It. 
Yesterday, the massive online porn site Pornhub unveiled their first big money billboard in New York City’s legendary Times Square. (By the way, ad space in Times Square can cost up to $2 million. We looked it up.) 
The ad, created by the winner of Pornhub’s ad campaign contest, features a hand forming a heart over the site’s logo and the bold text, “ALL YOU NEED IS HAND.” The site then filmed a video underneath the billboard of a hired choir of men and women singing a twisted rendition of The Beatles’ popular hit song, “All You Need Is Love,” but replacing the word “love” with “hand”.
Yes, this ad was the winner of a real contest held by Pornhub. There were thousands of people who submitted their ideas for non-pornographic ads promoting the site. A few months ago, we wrote a blog post titled, ‘Pornhub Vs. #PornKillsLove’, that went on to reach over a million people on Facebook. In the post, we took some of the disturbing contest ads and remade them from the REAL perspective:


That was our response to Pornhub’s ongoing attempt to normalize porn. And they are still going at it in a way that people might not realize right away.
Think about if you wanted to sell people a product that was harmful and addictive. What would you do?
First, you would want go to great lengths to show people that what you’re selling is NOT harmful, that it is normal and acceptable. You would want to camouflage the true nature of what you are selling so that people would see it as just any another product. You would try and bend your message to make it seem like something other than it really is.
Well this is exactly what Pornhub is doing.
Pornhub is now placing these non-offensive ads in the public eye, painting a harmless picture of the harmful material they are making millions of dollars off of every day: porn. 
But what Pornhub (and the porn industry as a whole) would like you to think, and what porn really is, are two very different things.
Pornhub wants you to think that their site is just a simple way to love yourself. This unsuspecting ad is not immediately offensive and seems to be promoting a care free ideal that you are all you need.
But here’s what Pornhub is really saying through this ad:
- You don’t need love. You don’t need a boyfriend, girlfriend, husband, wife, or any other personal human connection to be fulfilled. 
- You don’t need healthy and committed sexuality, you just need yourself and a computer screen.
- Your sexual pleasure and desires are what’s most important. And if that means going outside of a committed relationship to satisfy yourself, then no problem.
And last but most importantly:
- Porn is normal, harmless, and even encouraged. Everyone does it and it’s not a big deal.
Make no mistake: porn is not normal. Porn is not harmless. Porn acts like a drug addicting its users, damaging relationships, and harming society as a whole. But ads like this - subtly (or in cases like this, not-so-subtly) injected into the mainstream and placed amongst advertisements for soft drinks and food chains - begin to normalize people’s perception of porn.
If we didn’t have all the overwhelming facts and personal accounts of how harmful porn really is, we might just say that these guys are pretty smart. But just like giant tobacco companies that seek to make smoking look cool and in turn get lifelong customers, we see Pornhub for what it really is.
Call To Action!
If you aren’t cool with money hungry corporations like Pornhub pushing these harmful ideas down society’s throat, share this article and share THIS ad that we made, telling the truth about love:



Save this photo and SHARE if you Fight for LOVE! Take a stand and show people that LOVE is worth it!
#PornKillsLove
————————————————————————-
Click Below To Tweet This Article!
Tweet: This new Pornhub ad in Times Square is garbage. LOVE TAKES TWO! #PornKillsLove. Check it out @fightthenewdrug’s latest blog: http://ctt.ec/7eXZS+

ftnd-blog:

Hey, Pornhub. We’re Not Buying It. 

Yesterday, the massive online porn site Pornhub unveiled their first big money billboard in New York City’s legendary Times Square. (By the way, ad space in Times Square can cost up to $2 million. We looked it up.) 

The ad, created by the winner of Pornhub’s ad campaign contest, features a hand forming a heart over the site’s logo and the bold text, “ALL YOU NEED IS HAND.” The site then filmed a video underneath the billboard of a hired choir of men and women singing a twisted rendition of The Beatles’ popular hit song, “All You Need Is Love,” but replacing the word “love” with “hand”.

Yes, this ad was the winner of a real contest held by Pornhub. There were thousands of people who submitted their ideas for non-pornographic ads promoting the site. A few months ago, we wrote a blog post titled, ‘Pornhub Vs. #PornKillsLove’, that went on to reach over a million people on Facebook. In the post, we took some of the disturbing contest ads and remade them from the REAL perspective:

image

image

That was our response to Pornhub’s ongoing attempt to normalize porn. And they are still going at it in a way that people might not realize right away.

Think about if you wanted to sell people a product that was harmful and addictive. What would you do?

First, you would want go to great lengths to show people that what you’re selling is NOT harmful, that it is normal and acceptable. You would want to camouflage the true nature of what you are selling so that people would see it as just any another product. You would try and bend your message to make it seem like something other than it really is.

Well this is exactly what Pornhub is doing.

Pornhub is now placing these non-offensive ads in the public eye, painting a harmless picture of the harmful material they are making millions of dollars off of every day: porn. 

But what Pornhub (and the porn industry as a whole) would like you to think, and what porn really is, are two very different things.

Pornhub wants you to think that their site is just a simple way to love yourself. This unsuspecting ad is not immediately offensive and seems to be promoting a care free ideal that you are all you need.

But here’s what Pornhub is really saying through this ad:

- You don’t need love. You don’t need a boyfriend, girlfriend, husband, wife, or any other personal human connection to be fulfilled. 

- You don’t need healthy and committed sexuality, you just need yourself and a computer screen.

- Your sexual pleasure and desires are what’s most important. And if that means going outside of a committed relationship to satisfy yourself, then no problem.

And last but most importantly:

- Porn is normal, harmless, and even encouraged. Everyone does it and it’s not a big deal.

Make no mistake: porn is not normal. Porn is not harmless. Porn acts like a drug addicting its users, damaging relationships, and harming society as a whole. But ads like this - subtly (or in cases like this, not-so-subtly) injected into the mainstream and placed amongst advertisements for soft drinks and food chains - begin to normalize people’s perception of porn.

If we didn’t have all the overwhelming facts and personal accounts of how harmful porn really is, we might just say that these guys are pretty smart. But just like giant tobacco companies that seek to make smoking look cool and in turn get lifelong customers, we see Pornhub for what it really is.

Call To Action!

If you aren’t cool with money hungry corporations like Pornhub pushing these harmful ideas down society’s throat, share this article and share THIS ad that we made, telling the truth about love:

image

Save this photo and SHARE if you Fight for LOVE! Take a stand and show people that LOVE is worth it!

#PornKillsLove

————————————————————————-

Click Below To Tweet This Article!

Tweet: This new Pornhub ad in Times Square is garbage. LOVE TAKES TWO! #PornKillsLove. Check it out @fightthenewdrug’s latest blog: http://ctt.ec/7eXZS+

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humansofnewyork:

“There have been very good parts and very bad parts, but in the end, I love life. Every night before I sleep, I ask God for three more years, so that I can make it an even one hundred. Then I recite a blessing that my mother gave me when I left her in Poland. It was the last time I saw her. The blessing is much more powerful in Hebrew, but it says: ‘Wherever you go, may people always recognize that you have a beautiful heart.’”
(Jerusalem)

humansofnewyork:

“There have been very good parts and very bad parts, but in the end, I love life. Every night before I sleep, I ask God for three more years, so that I can make it an even one hundred. Then I recite a blessing that my mother gave me when I left her in Poland. It was the last time I saw her. The blessing is much more powerful in Hebrew, but it says: ‘Wherever you go, may people always recognize that you have a beautiful heart.’”

(Jerusalem)

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wandertome:

Mi-Young Choi (b. South Korea, resides London, UK) - Enlightenment, 2013     Paintings: Oil on Canvas

wandertome:

Mi-Young Choi (b. South Korea, resides London, UK) - Enlightenment, 2013     Paintings: Oil on Canvas

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as-howarth said: Hey John, what is your reaction to the news that the Riverside district has chosen to ban TFIOS from middle school libraries on the grounds that it deals with mortality and sex? I remember your reactions to similar situations concerning your books have been pretty animated and wondered what you thought?

fishingboatproceeds:

I guess I am both happy and sad.

I am happy because apparently young people in Riverside, California will never witness or experience mortality since they won’t be reading my book, which is great for them.

But I am also sad because I was really hoping I would be able to introduce the idea that human beings die to the children of Riverside, California and thereby crush their dreams of immortality.

ourtroylerinfinityy:

found this gem in tyler’s favorites

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im on my way

im on my way

"Grace Helbig is one of the funniest, most creative beings on this damn planet and if you don’t read her book and enjoy the crap out of it you simply hate wonderful things."

— Chris Hardwick on Grace’s Guide (via happyhelbig)

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it’s amazing to me how insufficient talking on the phone or video chatting someone you love can be when distance separates you, and yet at the same time how fulfilling it can be in times of loneliness.