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Is prostitution harmful?
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    Is Prostitution harmful? - a comment

    I would agree with many of the points that Moen raises in his intersting journal especially that many of the problems prostitutes face are secondary to external factors.

    Despite this I feel that the analogies he uses almost ridicule many of the sensitive points he argues. I do not feel you can compare hairdressing to prostitution because of the act involved. Our morals around sex form such an integral part of...

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    Harmful conceptions of prostitutes and their clientele

    The perception of prostitution as something intrinsically immoral is, in and of itself, harmful. Indeed, Yolanda Estes , the former prostitute who is a philosophy professor at Missippi University, is quoted in the article stating clearly that her job prospects would have been harmed had she mentioned her previous career.

    Moreover, users of prostitutes are also harmed because they pay for sex. The variety of ster...

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