Banning books benefits nobody.

Criticize. Scrutinize. Debunk. Examine. Question.

But don’t remove. Don’t ban. And whatever you do, don’t burn.

Even if a particular book is incompatible with an institution’s reigning political dogma, wouldn’t it be educational to examine, to criticize the book by the criteria of that reigning political dogma?

Banning books benefits absolutely nobody – even the most crystallized ideologues.

More on this:

P.S: somewhat related, here’s my conversation with Jake Orthwein about pro (fake) wrestling and political (fake) discourse.

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