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NFL vs Porn

Discussion in 'Sports and News' started by ifilus, Jan 29, 2011.

  1. ifilus

    ifilus Active Member

    Packers defensive end Ryan Pickett had hoped to attend National Porn Sunday, a Feb. 6 religious service whose anti-pornography message will be broadcast to 300 churches across the country on Super Bowl Sunday.

    But, it turns out, he has a conflict...


    The video includes personal stories of other current and former NFL players, including quarterbacks Matt Hasselbeck of the Seattle Seahawks and Jon Kitna of the Dallas Cowboys. They're seen touting the ministry and its software, which tracks a user's Internet movements, sending a weekly list of sites visited to the user's "accountability partners" - say, friends or a spouse.

    Hasselbeck says it's strengthened his marriage and gives his wife "a lot of security."

    Josh McCown, who spent seven years in the NFL before signing on with the United Football League, tells viewers he began to deal with his porn problem because he feared it was "taking me someplace I didn't want to go."

    "It's a whole lot easier to tell your wife you're struggling with it than to have her walk in on you," he says in the video.


    http://www.jsonline.com/features/religion/114843759.html
     
  2. DanOregon

    DanOregon Well-Known Member

    I'm sure they get a lot of people who will be sorely disappointed when they show up. This sounds like one of those deals police agencies use to round up fugitives.
     
  3. Trouser_Buddah

    Trouser_Buddah Active Member

    Even the mighty NFL is no match for porn.

    Advantage: Porn.
     
  4. Beef03

    Beef03 Active Member

    My only issue with this is that the football players would be involved in this on Super Bowl Sunday. Probably get a better turn out this Sunday or the one after the Super Bowl.
     
  5. terrier

    terrier Well-Known Member

    These guys, basically, are supporting an invasion of civil liberties in the name of religion.
    Sounds kind of al-Qaida to me.
     
  6. Ben_Hecht

    Ben_Hecht Active Member


    What else do you expect from bluenose busybodies? Can people mind their own business? Guess not.

    Why highrolling NFL stars would prefer porn over their trophy wives is a mystery -- unless, of course,
    their wives are epic morons . . .
     
  7. Dick Whitman

    Dick Whitman Well-Known Member

    How so? Nothing in that story indicates to me that they advocate government intervention into pornography use and distribution. The laptop/PC trackers were voluntary.

    Admittedly I haven't read all the church's literature on porn, so maybe they do advocate its outlaw (as do some feminists presumably on the other side of the political aisle, by the way). But the Journal-Sentinel article seems to indicate that it merely sees it as a vice that can have a corrosive effect on relationships, and people should take personal responsibility to limit or eliminate their porn use.

    That doesn't seem that off-the-wall to me, nor advocacy of an invasion of civil liberties. Not any more than AA or NA does.
     
  8. terrier

    terrier Well-Known Member

    I just hope Ryan Pickett hasn't been worshipping with Mark Chmura.
     
  9. joe

    joe Active Member

    Or, you know, Palm Sunday.
     
  10. DanOregon

    DanOregon Well-Known Member

  11. BitterYoungMatador2

    BitterYoungMatador2 Well-Known Member

    Large men crashing into and injuring each other = good.
    Two people fucking = bad.

    Okay, got it.
     
  12. SixToe

    SixToe Active Member

    Invasion? These tracking or accountability methods are used with voluntary consent.

    Your "civil liberties" argument is idiotic and specious.
     
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