When and Where Did Porn Come From?

It seems to modern people that they discovered sex or that it was different before the 20th century, but they are mistaken.

Let’s observe some benchmark of humankind path to porn starting from France:

  • The XVIII century was a century of social and religious upheavals in France and experienced a kind of a boom of erotic works. However, the politicized society of the Enlightenment reinterpreted the erotic in its own way and in its own goals. The authors were the philosophers, and their pornographic works were targeted mostly at areal reading aloud. The style of the works became more journalistic: only facts, incidents, comments on political events – but with an erotic twist. By the way,
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