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  1. Censorship on Textbooks or Books Joshua Lackore

  2. What is censorship ? • Rewriting • Covering Up • Complete Removal

  3. Examples of Censoring Textbooks Or Books • Texas 2002 and 1995 • Alabama 1987 • Librarians (multiple examples) • Book Burnings

  4. Advantages of Not Censoring • Allowing Free Thinking • Other Ideas are not Suppressed • Keeps our Rights • Will Cause Less Controversy

  5. Advantages of Censoring • Factual Assurance • Allows Parents to Control Education • Makes Companies Research Better

  6. Disadvantages of Censoring • Restrict Ideas • Doesn’t Promote Free Thinking • Against Our Rights

  7. “Metaphors” • Like a Barbed Wire Fence • Like a Patina • Like a Tight Rope

  8. Conclusion • Still Controversial • Good or Bad?

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