Well, the man who first translated the bible into English was burned at the stake, and they’ve been at it ever since. Must be all that adultery, murder and incest. But not to worry. It’s back on the shelves.
Yes, books are dangerous. They should be dangerous – they contain ideas.
Banning books gives us silence when we need speech. It closes our ears when we need to listen. It makes us blind when we need sight.
A word to the unwise.Torch every book.Char every page.Burn every word to ash.Ideas are incombustible.And therein lies your real fear.
Censorship is the child of fear and the father of ignorance.
Having the freedom to read and the freedom to choose is one of the best gifts my parents ever gave me.
Banning books is just another form of bullying. It’s all about fear and an assumption of power. The key is to address the fear and deny the power.
I hate it that Americans are taught to fear some books and some ideas as though they were diseases.