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You Can’t Marry a Hot Vampire

(Tomado de Relevant Magazine)

Kent Woodyard

How fantasies like Twilight damage expectations for romance and reality.

A while back, Russell Moore wrote an article that made the assertion that romance novels are to women as pornography is to men. While Dr. Moore was quick to admit that “pornography and romance novels aren’t (or at least aren’t always) morally equivalent,” he claimed that they “work the same” because they are both rooted in illusion.

“Pornography is based on the illusion of a perfectly willing, always aroused partner without the ‘work’ of relational intimacy. Romance novels or their film equivalents do the same thing for the emotional needs of women that pornography offers for the erotic urges of men.” Lee el resto de esta entrada

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