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Library Idiocy

Discussion in 'North American Politics' started by The Hammer, Aug 6, 2022 at 12:28 PM.

  1. The Hammer

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    #1 The Hammer, Aug 6, 2022 at 12:28 PM
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    I don't get it.

    If you don't like the book, don't read the book! There's no need to destroy/censor/remove the material. Just don't read it. Its not that difficult.

    There are all kinds of books at the library I don't want to read. That doesn't mean I should push to have the place shut down.
     
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    The American Taliban which hates American freedom on parade.
     
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    With all this controversy of "human rights", religious freedom, freedom of speech and similar inventions, it is clear as day that the US will have a very hard time to fix issues that come out of their own ideology.
     
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    The more frightened people get, the more they want to control everything and everyone around them. And the constant fear-mongering of right wing politicians and media has been driving some of these people to an absurd level of desire for control. It's what's driving all this social negation and authoritarianism.
     
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    How can one person decide what books are appropriate for someone else? Would you want me deciding what books are appropriate for you?
     
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    It wasn’t one person. It was 1,905.
     
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    Ok, how can 1905 people decide what books are appropriate for anyone else? Do you want 1905 people deciding what books are appropriate for you?
     
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    Fits well in a US changing into China 2.0
     
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    It is their community. Their library. I approve of them controlling what books to include on their own shelves. Why would I object to that? I can still create my own libraries online and at home.
     
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    You seem to be missing the whole concept of a public library.
     
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    And they will lose their library. Tough **** to those who need it right?
     
    #18 The Hammer, Aug 6, 2022 at 3:55 PM
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    Why do you think anyone needs to control what books are available to the public in a public library? After all, a public library is for every member of the public, not just the ones that don't like gay content. Or the ones that are Christian, or the ones that are white, or the ones that ... whatever.
     
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