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Francois Dubois, S.J.
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Posted: 31 Oct 12 15:21
In the last two weeks, different special interest groups in the US, have attempted to censor, or to remove completely from public view, Charles Shultz's Peanuts comic strip and have, successfully, removed all traces of Santa smoking a pipe, from the Christmas classic "A visit from St. Nicholas." or "The night before Xmas." Mark Twain was removed from schools last century. Librarians are amazed and so am I--and not a little frightened too.

Q: Is there an attempt to censor literature in your country?
Yes, censorship is an issue
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No, censorship is not an issue
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It could happen here
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Posted: 2 Nov 12 07:49
Is there politically "correct" censorship in the UK? You're kiddin' me right Frankie? Does The Pope shit in the woods fer chrissakes?

Listen my friend, my old woman is in the teaching business and you would not believe some of the PC bullshit she has to implement when dealing with a class of multi ethnic kids from London.

She's seen many popular kid's books withdrawn from the syllabus due to perceived examples of racism, religious intolerance etc.

I dont have time to detail them all right now but later on I'll write them on the "chalk board" for yers. She's not allowed to call it a blackboard any more you see?

Crazy fucked up logic because just like myself, yourself and all right thinking folks she doesn't see black kids, yellow kids, Asian kids, Muslim kids, Jewish kids when she looks out across her classroom each working day.....

Just kids.

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Posted: 2 Nov 12 08:16
Clive; brilliant. I had to come back for that one, but only that one; Bye

Monkey nutter...
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Posted: 2 Nov 12 12:13
Wait till they find out God is black.
All those Papal pictures will have to go.




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Posted: 2 Nov 12 16:29
David Cameron said in 2008 that he wanted all books to be checked and age rated and like films have 'offensive material removed' all magazines with a shelf life of over a week would also have to go through the same process. They are slowly bringing this in by stealth.

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Posted: 2 Nov 12 17:16

Quote: Jaggedone

Clive; brilliant. I had to come back for that one, but only that one; Bye


Hey stick around kiddo! I need all the friends I can get in this damn place right now. Everybody hates my guts and it's all down to my overwhelming, all conquering successes in the writing compos which I constantly win by an absolute country mile.

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Posted: 2 Nov 12 17:17

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Wait till they find out God is black.
All those Papal pictures will have to go.




Arm xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx


To hell with that mate! Wait till people find out he's a girl!



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Posted: 2 Nov 12 20:38

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Quote: armfeetandtoe

Wait till they find out God is black.
All those Papal pictures will have to go.




Arm xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx


To hell with that mate! Wait till people find out he's a girl!




If it wasn't for a spelling mistake in the early Jewish texts (those which make up the Book of Kings) Gods wife would be metioned.

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Posted: 2 Nov 12 21:07
Is that the bit in the Apocrypha were it says;

"For fucks sake dont mention the wife?"



Danton, stop fluffing, I love you, despite the fact you keep winning the writing competitions you bastard!

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Posted: 3 Nov 12 07:50
Hehehe gave me a reet good chuckle did that Arm old chap.

Now sadly I'm not qualified to comment on all this theological gubbins because the last time I went to church was to jemmy open the Poor Box in 1983 but I can tell you that God's actual name is Harald.

I know this because during assembly our headmaster told us to say "Our Father who art in Heaven. Harald be thy name."

Oh yes.

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Francois Dubois, S.J.
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Posted: 6 Nov 12 13:48 - Edited By: Francois Dubois, S.J., 6 Nov 12 13:49
Waddn't Harald killed in 1066?

August 3, 2012:

Texas high school library told to remove Tom Wolfe's "The Right Stuff" (a book about the Mercury Seven Astronauts) due to sexul content (Chippies made a point to fuck each of the seven and did get all but Glenn and Carpenter).

Maybe Ellie has more info, but I got mine from a library review.

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Posted: 7 Nov 12 04:10
I teach kindergarten. I wouldn't know Frankie!

But, I could ask my librarian for a list of books that have been banned or people want to be banned for whatever reason.

I have a cousin who refused to let her children read The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe for some reason having to do with anti-catholicism. And she didn't bother reading it herself. It was all based on what others told her. I would imagine most people who want to ban books haven't even read the book that want to ban.

Ellie

Oh. They've encased him in Carbonite. He should be quite well protected. If he survived the freezing process, that is.
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Posted: 7 Nov 12 05:10 - Edited By: Philbert of Macadamia, 7 Nov 12 05:11
ARM/Frankie:

Mark Twain and Kurt Vonnegurt are always the targets of censorship by the politically correct crowd.

You mean God isn't a black lady?

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Then why do the UFO's not land on the Earth?
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Posted: 7 Nov 12 10:36
PofM:

Wish I could draw an asshole as good as Kurt could!

Another book you won't find on school library shelves in WV:

"The Communist Manifesto"


Oddly enough, "Mein Kamp" is sitting fat and sassy in the bio section.

"And the lowly dogs licked Gaztopimus clean as he slept."
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Posted: 7 Nov 12 13:08
Frankie:

Interesting!

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PofM:

Wish I could draw an asshole as good as Kurt could!

Another book you won't find on school library shelves in WV:

"The Communist Manifesto"


Oddly enough, "Mein Kamp" is sitting fat and sassy in the bio section.


There is intelligent life in outer space!
Then why do the UFO's not land on the Earth?
As I said, there is intelligent life in outer space!

 
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