459. Should We Be Censoring Old Books?

Should publishers censor classic books written long ago to protect people from getting their feelings hurt? Some people think so. Here’s a transcript of our conversation: Brittany: Hi, Ronni. Ronni: Hey, Brittany. Brittany: So, I’m going to say his name wrong. Roald Doll. Do you know who this is? Ronni: I know who this is, […]

310. Is There Ever a Good Reason for Censorship?

Covid has led a lot of alleged free speech advocates to call for censorship when they don’t agree with what’s being said. Here’s a transcript of our conversation: Emma: Hi, Brittany. Brittany: Hi, Emma. Emma: So, there is something very fascinating going on right now in the music world, and I am a huge music history lover. I […]

74. What is Censorship?

For people to be truly free, they must live in a society that values free speech. All too often, governments suppress speech that is contrary to their ends in order to maintain control. But it’s not just governments. Lots of people use censorship to try and control the narrative instead of letting people freely voice […]