CAFÉ-DÉBAT - Jeudi 15/03/18 Is censorship effective?
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DATE / LEVELS
- Thursday, Mar 15, 2018
- Faux Début. to Pre Int II
TIME / VENUE
- From 19h00 to 20h30
- Aix and Marseille
- Kate Lodge (Aix)
- Kiah Dana (Marseille)
QUESTIONS FOR DEBATE
What examples of past censorship can you think of?
Can you think of any current examples of censorship?
Is censorship a good or a bad thing?
What is the purpose or end goal of censorship?
Is there a difference between censoring spoken or written words? Images? Films? Scientific experiments?
Are school textbooks censored? Consider direct and indirect censorship.
What do you think about censorship on a familial level? (Parents and children for example)
Does the French government censor others in any way?
Could censorship be an effective way to make positive change?
If a democratic majority decides they want to collectively censor something in their society, is that a valid use of censorship?
Is a law against Holocaust denial a valid use of censorship?
explicit vs implicit
freedom of expression
the first amendment
the greater good
thought crime (1984 George Orwell)
SEARCH THE WEB FOR IDEAS!
Find articles and/or videos on the web and come prepared to share the information you have found with the others.
SUGGESTED SEARCH WORDS FOR THIS SUBJECT
censorship in 1984 by George Orwell
laws against Holocaust denial
history of book burning
list of banned books (films, art, etc.)
SUGGESTED WEBSITES FOR MATERIALS
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