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Re: Mahanayakas want a Board to scrutinize Buddhist books

Postby tiltbillings » Sat Oct 24, 2009 7:54 pm

Ben wrote:
Individual wrote:You mean censorship? Imagine a Christian country where they censored all books which "distort" the official account of Jesus' life.


If you want to talk about censorship, look at your own country - one of the most repressive when it comes to intellectual freedom.

http://www.ala.org/ala/issuesadvocacy/b ... /index.cfm


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Re: Mahanayakas want a Board to scrutinize Buddhist books

Postby Ben » Sat Oct 24, 2009 8:35 pm

Hi Tilt

Perhaps you didn't see my follow-up...

Ben wrote:
Jechbi wrote:
Ben wrote:If you want to talk about censorship, look at your own country - one of the most repressive when it comes to intellectual freedom.

wow. Didn't see that coming.

My apologies for the akusala dhammas!
Ben


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tuṇhīyanti mahodadhī.

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