¿Está volviendo locos a los hombres la pornografía?

NUEVA YORK – Es difícil ignorar que los hombres con un alto perfil público en los últimos años (de hecho meses) han tenido un comportamiento sexualmente autodestructivo. Algunos hombres poderosos han sido desde hace tiempo sexualmente voraces; aunque a diferencia de hoy eran mucho más discretos y en general tenían más juicio a la hora de cubrir sus acciones.

Por supuesto, la creciente capacidad tecnológica de ahora para exponer la conducta privada es parte de la razón de este cambio. Sin embargo, esa es precisamente la cuestión: muchos de los hombres que han sido descubiertos en escándalos sexuales recientes se han autoexpuesto –algunas veces literalmente- a través de su propio deseo de utilizar mensajes de texto, Twitter y otros medios indiscretos.

¿Qué está impulsando esa extraña desinhibición para tomar decisiones? ¿Acaso el acceso generalizado a la pornografía y su consumo en años recientes está reconfigurando el cerebro masculino y afectando el juicio de los hombres en lo que se refiere al sexo, y haciendo que les sea más difícil controlar sus impulsos?

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