One my pet peeves is when people cite statistics without knowing, or caring about knowing, the source; and the soundness of that source.
Below are 10 statistics that I found particularly eye-opening. I’ve listed the sources at the end of the post.
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The Porn Industry
1. According to Websense, in 2004 the number of porn sites went from 88,000 in 2000 to nearly 1.6 million.
2. In 2002, there were 11,300 mainstream hardcore films released, compared to 470 Hollywood features.
Porn and the Performer
3. One male pornographic performer, Rocco (600 films and 3,000 women), said: “Every professional in the porn-world has herpes, male or female.”
4. Tanya Burleson said, “Guys are punching you in the face. You get ripped. Your insides can come out…