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ControversialMartin Velasquez 8/17/2015 9:40:1In reality it is hard to figure out sometimes if it is justified or not but honestly it is often jusitified because in many situations occur in which it is exteremely necessary for governto make sure some of the information is not really released to all the public. This is becasue it is a safetly concern and well being of others as well a greater good in general. Oththat seeing it from a child's perspective view point somehow decreases those chances so then it is not possible to be allowed.RE: ControversialSalvador Cruz 8/18/2015 9:58:5For the government safety is an issue. By that I mean "safety" has progress to were some may be offensive to others but others may see it as not offensive as much. Pup to what can our child see or hear depending on what the major topic is.
8/22/15, 10:10 PMTopic Print ViewPage 8 of 10(NEXT(b33ac452c708471c938af…sViewSelected=False&checkedIds=6000031308463&isPrntVwSortReq=FalseRE: ControversialMartin Velasquez 8/21/2015 7:55:2Yes, you are right but in reality I still believe that the art is still being censored in literally every country in the world, which even though that the means and letolerance vary it is still censored when even some people do not like it by force. Plus the Americans now try to stifle criticism using their economic might.To Kill A MockingbirdAmber White 8/18/2015 7:11:3One book that comes to mind for be as promoting controversy is To Kill A Mockingbird. Probably because so much as been in the news regarding the release of the decades old Set a Watchman". This seems to be a book that is forever in the news as causing a "stir" and being challenged as appropriate for the classroom. Many say it promotes racism, iimmoral.I found this article that lists many of the times and reasons this book has been and is still being challenged. I believe many forget that books can be used to teach our history evdone in a story.RE: To Kill A MockingbirdProfessor Clarke-Peterson 8/18/2015 9:48:1Amber, this is an interesting example. There is a HUGE difference between -showing- something and -promoting- it. Have any of you read this book or seen the film? perfect example of how important context is. Class can anyone discuss the difference in this example?RE: To Kill A MockingbirdBradley Ward 8/19/2015 10:57I agree, there is a enormous difference between showing something and promoting something. If anything, To Kill A Mockingbird, was written to expose the hand racism and hopefully incite some change. Yes, the book contained rape and racial slurs and overtones, but simply because Lee was trying to show how cruRE: To Kill A MockingbirdChristine Collins 8/19/2015 11:06I read the book as an assignment in high school but I never watched the film. I know with any books that are made into films they don't portray the There is always parts left out and changed. I have to agree that the book was very harsh and had a lot of racism in it.