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College Wages 'War' on Masturbation With Video That Offends Soldiers

Posted by on Feb. 5, 2014 at 9:12 AM
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College Wages 'War' on Masturbation With Video That Offends Soldiers (WATCH)

by Maressa Brown

wounded battlefield military BYU masturbation videoEating too much, partying too much, drinking too much, watching porn, having sex, having solo sex ... All things we just commonly accept as college kid behavior, right? Welll, not all of us. Certainly not educators at Brigham Young University-Idaho, who are seemingly fighting a "war" on a behavior they see as an imminent danger to their young male students: Masturbation.

Yes, this is the MAJOR threat to 18- to 21-year-old guys. So much so that BYU's Office of Housing and Student Living created a PSA that actually likens self-pleasure to fighting -- and nearly dying -- in a war. Featuring footage of a young man "consumed" by porn and masturbation finding himself on a battlefield, and BYU president President Kim B. Clark addressing the topic with quotes like, "We've all been spiritually wounded in the battles of the great war," the clip may very well be one of the most offensive things you'll see all week ...


Unbelievable. To compare having to contend with a healthy sex drive (oh no!) to serving in the military, to fighting and nearly being killed in battle, like brave U.S. soldiers? What in the world were they thinking? The ideology itself is extreme, but then to illustrate it in this completely over-the-top way crosses the line in SO many ways. It's absolutely ludicrous!

In the movie Don Jon, writer/director Joseph Gordon-Levitt addressed why addiction to porn might be detrimental because of the way it can poison perspective on what's real, what's fake, and the real point of physical intimacy. No matter what your religion or background, that's the conversation we need to be having. Unfortunately, this bizarre BYU video is nothing more than extreme propaganda that is likely helping no one and offending -- or at the very least, alienating -- just about everyone.

What do you think about this video?

by on Feb. 5, 2014 at 9:12 AM
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lga1965
by on Feb. 5, 2014 at 9:14 AM
BYU....Mormon. LDS. Need I say more ?
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mikiemom
by Ruby Member on Feb. 5, 2014 at 9:16 AM

SMDH - they are certainly clueless on the issue/

amyasmommy2005
by Member on Feb. 5, 2014 at 9:23 AM
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damn they can't sex even with themselves. SHM

AtiFreeFalls
by Silver Member on Feb. 5, 2014 at 9:26 AM
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 In the Mormon religion sexual impurity, including sexual urges and thoughts (which none of us can control!) outside of marriage is a grave sin, second only to murder.  Its one of the things that drove me away.  I can control murdering people, I can't control the fact that I am biologically driven to have sex. 

Anyway, I get why they are so over the top about this.  Masturbating and watching porn are horrible things... SECOND ONLY TO MURDER.  Of COURSE they're going to freak out about it.

What offends me is that it is directed only at young men.  WTF?  Do mormon women not masturbate in nearly-equal numbers?  Because 95% of women admit to masturbating, some of them have to be Mormon lol.

Clairwil
by Ruby Member on Feb. 5, 2014 at 9:30 AM
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I so want to see a spoof of that, based upon the homoerotic subtext of the two men catching each other's gaze near the end.   :-)

paganbaby
by Teflon Don on Feb. 5, 2014 at 9:44 AM

Right?

Quoting amyasmommy2005:

damn they can't sex even with themselves. SHM




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VooDooB
by Platinum Member on Feb. 5, 2014 at 9:46 AM

Masturbation is considered a "sin" in many religions. Including the muslim faith.

SilverSterling
by MrsSilverusSnape on Feb. 5, 2014 at 9:50 AM
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I agree with most here its over the top and I do feel it is slightly disrespectful to those who serve and protect this country.... 

lga1965
by on Feb. 5, 2014 at 9:53 AM
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Lol, that would be great.

Quoting Clairwil:

I so want to see a spoof of that, based upon the homoerotic subtext of the two men catching each other's gaze near the end.   :-)

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12hellokitty
by Ruby Member on Feb. 5, 2014 at 10:00 AM

Sorry not seeing how this is offensive to soldiers.  Or is it only okay for liberals to use references to soldiers as we see in many forms of art and media?  The difference being when libs use references to soldiers the solider is usually the bad guy killing the innocent.   

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