Is the media getting more violent, or are we getting more violent?

The Mass Transparency Hypothesis

Philip Dhingra
Philosophistry
Published in
6 min readOct 11, 2022

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woman using a laptop in bed
Credit: Victoria Heath

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When I was 14, my 13-year-old cousin showed me porn on his computer. Instinctively, I put my hands up to block the image. There were no parents around, yet I still felt the need to shelter myself.

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Philip Dhingra
Philosophistry

Author of Dear Hannah, a cautionary tale about self-improvement. Learn more: philipkd.com