The Importance of Censorship Essay

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The Importance of Censorship

Censorship affects our society in many different ways, it affects the music we listen to, the movies we watch, the books we read, and many other aspects of our everyday lives. Even though many might argue that censorship doesn't really have a place in a society that emphases freedom of speech and the freedom to express oneself, but censorship is an essential and needed part of our growing society, it's needed in the television industry, the Internet, and the music industry. Censorship helps to make our world a better place because it creates a better environment for us to live in.

Censorship is an important and essential part of television. Without the presence of censorship television would
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In order to minimizes the negative effects the censorship laws and regulations most be stricter then the currently are.

Censorship on the Internet is a very important issue but it currently does not really exist because it cost to much money, time and effort to censor the billions of pages on the net. So anybody could go on the Internet and look up information on anything ranging from cooking recipes to instructions on how to make pipe bombs. The worst part is, all these sites are accessible through any major search engine so anybody can stumble on these sites without even knowing it because there?s so many of them. For example if you type in ?pics? on the Yahoo search engine, millions of X-rated pages will appear. Something needs to be done about this. The censors need to play a bigger role in making the Internet a safer place to surf. They need to take action and raise the standards.

Another problem that plagues today?s youth is the music industry. Censorship is a major problem in the music industry because of the Charter of Rights in Canada and the First Amendment in the United States protect the artists because they both emphasis freedom to express oneself and music is a form of self expression. So artist these days are able to sing about what ever they want. Most artist choose to sing about violence?s and racism because it sells. But censorship does however regulate music on the radio and television, which cuts back on the

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