The Pros and Cons of Censorship?

The Pros and Cons of Censorship? Im doing a project on censorship in my U.S. Government class, and i need to know some pros and cons of censorship. Even some good web sites will do. If you would like you can just send your opinion. Thanks Bunches jamie

Asked By: jamie c - 10/24/2006
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Censorship" is a buzzword. It is a word used to evoke a viseral negative reaction. "How DARE they tell me what I can see!" is supposed to be the usual reaction. Quite often, this is with good reason. Repressive governments have long used censorship to repress the thoughts of the people and to crush movements toward... More
Answered By: BikeR Bee - 10/24/2006
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Censorship as in bleeping out bad words... More
Answered By: Mr. Angry! - 10/24/2006
Censorship has no con's. In a free and open society it is important to be able to research and form your own opinion on the information that you receive. To censor any bit of information hides the true conclusion of any information. In a free nation that people have died for their ideals, it is wrong to censor any... More
Answered By: Answerman - 10/24/2006
censorship is like morals and respect there is no such thing anymore. parents do not teach children any respect anymore the grownups don't teach morals anymore and these movies pg 13 etc iwouldn't let my children watch the first 5 minutes of them.
Answered By: cpr_dummy2003 - 10/24/2006
Censorship means different things to different people, depending on your political philosophy. Often the same people who holler censorship the loudest will spend the most time trying to block the message of their opposition. Then it will be called protecting the public or preventing hate speech, or whatever. Should... More
Answered By: nikkor13 - 10/24/2006
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