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LINDA CUNNINGHAM School Days [via]

But the library isn’t a remnant of what Big Sur was; it’s the beating cultural heart of Big Sur right now.

The Henry Miller Library, Big Sur
Photo: Shelley Town (Happy 50th)

I tell my own children that no single word is entirely out of bounds. One must simply know the heft of each word, and use it appropriately. If that means employing discretion around archaic or racist terms, so be it.

LAWRENCE HILL

“All great truths begin as blasphemies.”

GEORGE BERNARD SHAW

Homosexuality!

…on display!

…in [a] PUBLIC

…LIBRARY!

…IN ONTARIO!

“When I go to the library with my children, I don’t want to be seeing, let alone explaining homosexual intimacy to my children.”

Will someone explain to Mr. Friesen of Tillsonburg, “It’s okay.”

Tillsonburg Public Library, take down that curtain. Shame.

Pictured: The offensive culprit. R. Bruce Flowers, Joy

“I’m sorry, though, that a few individuals, having missed in the stories that grace draws closest to lives that have been broken, have decided for an entire community.”


banned.

A really fine argument here against censorship, and why libraries must remain vigilant in their stance.

IS IT CHILD ABUSE, GAY PORN OR OUR LITERARY HERITAGE?

Censorship isn’t the way to fight hate-mongers. Boycott them, shun them, denounce them, use logic against them, but don’t censor them.



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