pornocracy


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pornocracy

A society guided by the belief that all human relationships are driven by commercial (market) values and conditioned by market forces. This neologism derives from the Greek porne (prostitute), and kratos (to rule).
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Sergius had the distinction of ordering, "out of pity," the murder of both the deposed Leo V and antipope Christopher, and of inaugurating the period known as "the pornocracy of the papacy," when easy women in powerful Roman families exerted sinister influence on popes and papal elections.
In either sphere, reflection on powerful women quickly led to anxiety about pornocracy.