Well, like beauty, offense is in the eye of the beholder.
Philosophizing and Facebook just don’t mesh. Here’s 4 reasons why.
Why do we accept this kind of extreme violence towards women? And why is it so common in rap and hip hop?
Poetry Editor Charlie Bondhus comments on erotic poetry, queer sex, and a high school controversy involving both of the above.
T. J. Sullivan sees the terror attack at ‘Charlie Hebdo’ in Paris as a reminder that defending freedom of speech means defending speech we find uncomfortable, offensive, or scary.
Matthew Rozsa believes North Korea’s threat to Sony challenges the very essence of our democratic freedoms.
Getting rid of Dapper Laughs and Julien Blanc is not enough if laddism continues to flourish.
The words that dare not be uttered.
Knowledge enlightens and empowers people and is an essential building block of civilization. Censorship prevents knowledge and narrows the mind.
Censorship measures in the 20th century sought to limit the depiction of same-sex relationships. Not everyone went along with the rules.
Censorship in schools is doing a lot more harm than good. Stephanie Sharlow on why this needs to change.
Let us revel in the diversity of literature rather than wallow in our own prejudices. The “freedom to read” is something should all celebrate.
Dad blogger Joel Gratcyk disagrees with Sheryl Sandberg’s “Ban Bossy” campaign, arguing that censoring a word does nothing to address the inherent problems the word is masking.
JJ Vincent wonders about the relevance of the MPAA’s movie rating system. Do you think it matters anymore?
JJ Vincent thought long and hard before posting
links to these stories. What would you have done?
Let’s reframe the idea of political correctness to be less about censorship and more about choosing to not use needlessly hurtful language.