Essay on The Dilemma of Censorship

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The Dilemma of Censorship

The issue of censorship always provides an interesting debate. There are many intelligent and very valid arguments for and against the issue. However I strongly believe that the act of censorship is wrong.

I believe that all films, songs and television programs should be released uncut from any government or senior authority intervention. A film or piece of music is a work of art, thus it should be marketed as its creator intended. Because of this the cutting of a film or censoring of a song is the same as the mutilation of a painting or an act of vandalism.

Indeed musicians are often referred to as artists and this especially true of those that right
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In the current system it is the cinema managers job to oversee that the correct age group do attend these films and not the job of a censoring committee to make sure the film is suitable for any age group.

I think it is extremely important to note that most film festivals in the world require no censorship- it is un-arguable that some of the most individual and compelling movies never make it out of there because of the writers, producers and directors rightful unwillingness to allow some would be censors to tamper with their message and their art

In the case of videos just because some parents cannot or will not be responsible for the welfare of their children does not mean that we should suffer. The majority of parents are responsible and know something about how their child’s mind works and take it upon themselves to make sure that they know the difference between the world of film and the real world. They also censor the movies their children watch themselves. The children that’s parents choose not to take an interest in there life and what they are watching and doing in their spare time have much deeper and more serious issues that will not be solves by the banning or cutting of films.

On top of this two thirds of households in this country do not contain

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