Usually, when we hear the word “censorship” we think of China. Words like “communism”, “fascism” and “dictatorship” come to our minds. It also reminds us of some of our most favorite literature, such as “1984”, “Fahrenheit 451” and “A Brave New World”.
That’s what we’ve been told to think: Since we live in a democracy, we allow the freedom of speech, and we don’t censor our media. Censorship is dangerous, and is the work of our Enemy, our TV told us, while showing us pictures of a different world of pain and horror, only to be abrupted by TV-commercials every once in a while.
And since these dictators, these beasts, would not allow their people to know the truth, it was our job to “free” these people from the horrible grip of their bloodthirsty animalistic leaders. If their people resisted our military invasions of their countries, it was only proo... [more]