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Creators, Censors, Censorship

by Julius Portnoy - 1965

The author examines the “creator” and the “censor” as personality types, each contributing to the complex of attitudes which defines a democratic civilization. Each also poses his distinctive threats, and of the two, the censor is far more dangerous. After reminding us of some of the outrages committed in the name of censorship, the author considers the question of what conditions and principles would facilitate wisdom in the exercise of the censor’s function.

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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 66 Number 7, 1965, p. 579-587
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 2460, Date Accessed: 10/21/2020 5:17:12 PM

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