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For a long time, censorship has existed. In the ancient Egyptian empire,
negative could be said about the gods. When America was an English colony, if
spoke out against the King of England, it was considered treason. In the
period, books like "Uncle Tom's Cabin" were banned in the south.
And even today,
censorship laws have been implemented on the internet. In all these cases ,it
positive. The Egyptian empire collapsed, The United States had a revolution,
War broke out, and pornography has spread even more across the internet. If
nothing to gain with censorship, then schools shouldn't try to censor the
books we read.
Besides not working in the past, there are more reasons why books shouldn't
censored. First, if one can't read a book because it is censored, then he is
losing some of
his freedom. Imagine having to secretly get a copy of a book, just because
deems it unfit. Also, how would the school decide if a book is safe to read.
If a teacher
finds a book to be trash, a student may the same book educational, and worth
only do the people reading the book lose freedom, but the writers lose the
express what they are feeling. Some of the greatest pieces of writing have
come from the
heart, and if writers are worrying about how they are writing, then they
won't be worried
about what they are writing.
Many books that are part of American society could be banned because of their
content. If a book says a few curse words, then the school could say than it
can't be read
even if it teaches us a...
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