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Censorship on Textbooks or Books. Joshua Lackore. What is censorship ?. Rewriting Covering Up Complete Removal. Examples of Censoring Textbooks Or Books. Texas 2002 and 1995 Alabama 1987 Librarians (multiple examples) Book Burnings. Advantages of Not Censoring. Allowing Free Thinking

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What is censorship
What is censorship ?

  • Rewriting

  • Covering Up

  • Complete Removal


Examples of censoring textbooks or books
Examples of Censoring Textbooks Or Books

  • Texas 2002 and 1995

  • Alabama 1987

  • Librarians (multiple examples)

  • Book Burnings


Advantages of not censoring
Advantages of Not Censoring

  • Allowing Free Thinking

  • Other Ideas are not Suppressed

  • Keeps our Rights

  • Will Cause Less Controversy


Advantages of censoring
Advantages of Censoring

  • Factual Assurance

  • Allows Parents to Control Education

  • Makes Companies Research Better


Disadvantages of censoring
Disadvantages of Censoring

  • Restrict Ideas

  • Doesn’t Promote Free Thinking

  • Against Our Rights


Metaphors
“Metaphors”

  • Like a Barbed Wire Fence

  • Like a Patina

  • Like a Tight Rope


Conclusion
Conclusion

  • Still Controversial

  • Good or Bad?


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