The Buffalo News has a story about the cyberporn class today. I’ll admit that I was looking forward to how the story would be framed with some trepidation. After all, you can’t have a story about such a controversial issue without “balancing” it with opposing viewpoints. Which means — no matter how hard it may be — finding someone who is willing to object to the class on the grounds of the title alone:
The cyberporn course hasn’t generated any formal complaints. But at least one person is concerned the course could provide a haven for young people who are addicted to pornography.
“It really depends on the motivation, both of the professor and the students taking the class,” said Nate Miller, UB campus director of the Campus Crusade for Christ.
Well, if that’s the worst they can do, more power to them. It does, however, make me wish I had approached Mr. Miller to come and talk about religion (or at least Christianity) and pornography. I fear I gave it short shrift (so to speak) a couple weeks ago.
Just a few weeks left in the semester. Looking forward (sort of) to summer.
I once had a class t h i s b i g…