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Censorship in the 21st Century. Do we need it?

Posted: Thu Apr 15, 2021 1:13 pm
by Joe
censorship (uncountable noun): the banning, suppression or prohibition of speech, writing or images that are deemed obscene, politically or religiously "unacceptable", or a threat to security. It can be applied to (parts of) articles, books, films, art, letters, news, internet or virtually any form of communicaton. Censorship may be carried out by government, by private organizations or even by individuals. – Totalitarian states are characterised by strict censorship laws. | Social media sites sometimes subject their own users to censorship.
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What do you think about censorship? Good or bad? Necessary sometimes, always or never?

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Re: Censorship in the 21st Century. Do we need it?

Posted: Thu Apr 22, 2021 6:07 pm
by Zanet
Censorship might work more like a treat of a symptom instead of a problem behind it. If it is granted for seeing, it does not mean that does not exist. Of course, there are some serious cases when censorship should be applied, but just as necessary and temporary solution.

Re: Censorship in the 21st Century. Do we need it?

Posted: Sat May 08, 2021 4:37 am
by Jsherki
It's depends on what things r going to be censored.if anything which is actually trouble for mass community or changing the way of living good life by any obstacles then we definitely need to censored that thing.now a days we all aware of drugs used by childrens which is very devastating day by day so things like that which causing harm to human beings or any living thing that should be censored.
Everyone has a right to live and do what he wants to do but there r certain limits on which extent he can do what he wants to do.if censorship is remove from our system then their will be the rise in crimes.we all want to live in peace with each others.