<--- For Albury, the past is instructive.
"In the 17th and 18th centuries, similar arguments were being made about the effects of novels on young women to the arguments that are being made about the effects of net porn on men today," she says. "It was said novels drew women away from the family, that it isolated them and made them antisocial, and that it encouraged them to have fantasies that would make them unsuitable for real-life relationships."
какое замечательное наблюдение, про "новые технологии" и их ближайших семантических соседей! (чиста "про себя" - надо бы ещё один маленький-маленький шажок сделать, и где-то между добавить делом к
источник цитаты - "In the grip of a guilty pleasure"; а на саму статью я набрёл в поисках информации про Alan McKee.