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Unformatted text preview: shelter us from what might be suitable, age appropriate, or moral. Much like our parents when we were young, the government wants to protect us from what we might not want to see or hear. Although this does seem like a breech of the freedom of speech, the reason the government censors the way they do is because they cannot afford for people to be upset at the government for not protecting against what might be thought of as obscene and indecent. The idea of censorship is not to impose on people’s freedom of speech, but rather to eliminate the possibility of discontent with media, music, and the internet. Censorship is necessary in...
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- Spring '08
- Obscenity, Pro Censorship Essay, Censorship Essay, Professor Brock Coms