Fifty young adults gathered to hear about the harmful effects of pornography. Many had either directly or indirectly been exposed to it via social media or WhatsApp groups shared by friends. The session dealt with how porn affects the brain, the heart and the society.
In a 2012 survey of 1,500 males, 56 per cent of them said their tastes in porn had become “increasingly extreme or deviant” the more porn they watched. This happens because porn consumers’ brains quickly become accustomed to the porn they’ve already seen, so they have to constantly be moving on to more extreme forms to get aroused.