Occasions of Sin


#1

Hello,

I've been battling with the vice of lust and one of the occasions of sin –big surprise- has been my work computer. How can I go about removing this occasion of sin without it affecting my work? I’ve paid and tried to install a filter, but because I do not have admin access, I am unable to install it. Does anyone know of any way to get around this, or some way of fixing this issue?

Thank you and please pray for me.


#2

I don't have any real suggestions, but I do have a friend who recently got busted by his work for such things, and will probably be fired. :(

Is there any way to orient your computer so that the screen is visible to coworkers?


#3

If you have Firefox as a search engine you can add a free "add-on" filter. Go under 'tools' and click "Add-Ons". You can go on the little search engine at the top and write "porn filter" or something of that sort.
I know you mentioned filters in your post, but these filters are free and you can pick which one you like and which one suits you best for your work.
I hope that helps! :thumbsup: :)


#4

[quote="Prodigal_Son, post:2, topic:334214"]

Is there any way to orient your computer so that the screen is visible to coworkers?

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Unfortunately not; I’m telecommuting.

[quote="CrispSnowflake, post:3, topic:334214"]
If you have Firefox as a search engine you can add a free "add-on" filter. Go under 'tools' and click "Add-Ons". You can go on the little search engine at the top and write "porn filter" or something of that sort.
I know you mentioned filters in your post, but these filters are free and you can pick which one you like and which one suits you best for your work.
I hope that helps! :thumbsup: :)

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Currently I'm using Internet Explorer and I've been put the filters on this as high as I can go without admin permissions. The problem with it is the filters in the browser aren't really that good. I don't know if it will allow me to install another browser without having admin permissions.

Thank you both for the advice so far. To be honest I believe I'm at that point where I'm just going to have to fight, being stuck in the middle of a rock and a hard place. Put just in case I'm missing something, I welcome more suggestions.


#5

What about distraction? When you are about to commit the sin get up and go do something else productive to distract your mind. In theory, as time goes on, you will become used to a different thought process and different habits and find you have to interrupt yourself less and less.


#6

What about placing a statue of Jesus and/or Mary right next to your monitor. It could help to remind you that they are watching what you are doing at all times. You could also focus on that when you are tempted and It could help to give you strength during those times of temptation.


#7

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