HomeLatest ThreadsGreatest ThreadsForums & GroupsMy SubscriptionsMy Posts
DU Home » Latest Threads » Forums & Groups » Main » Latest Breaking News (Forum) » 6 Dr. Seuss books won't b... » Reply #10

Response to packman (Original post)

Tue Mar 2, 2021, 12:48 PM

10. I personally have a problem with "cancel culture"...

It reminds me too much of book-burning. I realize that the rights to these titles belong to the publisher who can choose whether or not to continue releasing them (until they become public domain anyway) and it is not a "ban" per se.

I have always been of the mind; "Don't like it? Don't read it/watch it/listen to it." Just like we say, don't like abortion? Don't have one.

Just my opinion. The more we restrict what we cannot see/read/hear/say, the less free we become. There are exceptions for hate speech (and I understand some may regard these titles as falling into that category). The only one I personally remember was Mulberry Street, and as a toddler I was simply fascinated by the idea that a horse and carriage could be found on ANY street.

Reply to this post

Back to OP Alert abuse Link to post in-thread

Always highlight: 10 newest replies | Replies posted after I mark a forum
Replies to this discussion thread
Arrow 57 replies Author Time Post
packman Mar 2021 OP
Beacool Mar 2021 #1
Miguelito Loveless Mar 2021 #5
Deminpenn Mar 2021 #6
thesquanderer Mar 2021 #19
wnylib Mar 2021 #30
TxGuitar Mar 2021 #32
thesquanderer Mar 2021 #38
Martin68 Mar 2021 #25
erpowers Mar 2021 #48
Politicub Mar 2021 #35
moose65 Mar 2021 #49
Beacool Mar 2021 #2
kimbutgar Mar 2021 #3
Miguelito Loveless Mar 2021 #7
kimbutgar Mar 2021 #8
Miguelito Loveless Mar 2021 #9
Martin68 Mar 2021 #27
Martin68 Mar 2021 #52
underpants Mar 2021 #4
edhopper Mar 2021 #16
Silver1 Mar 2021 #28
Silver1 Mar 2021 #26
IronLionZion Mar 2021 #37
Silver1 Mar 2021 #43
IronLionZion Mar 2021 #44
Silver1 Mar 2021 #47
rockfordfile Mar 2021 #57
LineReply I personally have a problem with "cancel culture"...
RevBrotherThomas Mar 2021 #10
Happy Hoosier Mar 2021 #17
Skittles Mar 2021 #55
DashOneBravo Mar 2021 #56
phandancer917 Mar 2021 #11
wnylib Mar 2021 #31
JohnnyRingo Mar 2021 #12
cab67 Mar 2021 #13
ExTex Mar 2021 #14
Happy Hoosier Mar 2021 #21
Lunabell Mar 2021 #22
wnylib Mar 2021 #33
ExTex Mar 2021 #50
wnylib Mar 2021 #51
Devil Child Mar 2021 #15
Amishman Mar 2021 #24
bucolic_frolic Mar 2021 #18
Bayard Mar 2021 #20
Bucky Mar 2021 #41
Liberty Belle Mar 2021 #23
C Moon Mar 2021 #29
TxGuitar Mar 2021 #34
Cozmo Mar 2021 #36
Polybius Mar 2021 #39
Roy Rolling Mar 2021 #40
Bucky Mar 2021 #42
LanternWaste Mar 2021 #45
msfiddlestix Mar 2021 #46
GulfCoast66 Mar 2021 #53
pfitz59 Mar 2021 #54
Please login to view edit histories.