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Tuesday, December 28, 2004

Laughing at Book Burning in Maine

Book Blog -- ReadersRead.com: "Horrified by the 'immoral' themes of the book, Ms. Minnon wasn't content to stop her son from reading the book. She wants the entire freshman class not to have to read it. No word yet if her son has gone into therapy yet from the mortification of being a high school boy whose mother is leading a crusade against classic literature."
This one made me laugh. While one should always stamp out the burning of books or the censorship of others, one is gratified for the opportunity to laugh at the breathtaking stupidity of those who suppose that preventing knowledge is a path to enlightenment and happiness.

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