P.C. Police Propose Book Banning

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    West Orange school officials review diversity training, curriculum after class handout includes racial epithet | NJ.com

    Has anyone in Flagler read "To Kill a Mockingbird"? :confused:
     
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    you're right... it shouldn't be banned. it should be used to teach people what creeps and racists some people are.
     
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    You liberals have created conditions where that will never happen, instead words and books are banned because of political correctness and people are punished for asking students to read important literary material.
     
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    I think you'll find its the rabid right that does the book banning thing.

    but thanks for your input.
     
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    Lots of great writers' works would be banned in such a sweep. Toni Morrison, Mark Twain, Tolstoy, Charles Dickens, Ernest Hemingway......
     
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    and that's the point in To Kill a Mockingbird and Of Mice and Men. It's historically significant and integral to the plot. These race baiters need to read a few books.

    Do you think the teachers need "re-educating"? I am almost certain that the West Orange School District will censor ANYTHING that can be deemed offensive in the future. It wouldn't surprise me if it had a chilling effect on all schools in NJ.
     
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    I think you'll find that both sides do the book banning thing. But, please don't let facts get in the way of your argument.
     
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    Karl Marx, Kurt Vonnegut, Stephen King, Robert Burns, Robert Heinlein, Amy Tan, Dashiell Hammett, Bernard Malamud, Salman Rushdie......
     
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    Yes. And it wouldn't surprise me if the complainants were white either.
     
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    I think the whole thing is pretty silly, but what did the word ****** have to do with the lesson at all?

    Oh, right...nothing.

    :confused:
     

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