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Kistaro Windrider, Reptillian Situation Assessor

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Irony: When a literature book that spends a 15 page section on describing the tyrrany of censorship goes to great lengths to dash out any possibly objectionable word, including d--n, d----d, s--t, f--k, g-d...

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Ah, hypocracy. How well we know thee.

[begin monty python mode]
The BBC would like to apologise for the poor quality of the writing in that sketch. It is not BBC policy to get easy laughs with words like bum, knickers, botty or wee-wees. (laughs off camera) Ssssh!

Cut to a man standing by a screen with a clicker.

BBC Man: These are the words that are not to be used again on this programme.
He clicks the clicker. On screen appear the following slides:

B*M
B*TTY
P*X
KN*CKERS
W**-W**
SEMPRINI
A girl comes into shot.
Girl: Semprini!?
BBC Man: (pointing) Out!

[/end monty python mode]

W--t? M-n, t--t b-----y m---s s----e.

That's only sort of ironic, and not at all hypocritical. However, maybe this person opposes censorship on principle because it violates the freedoms of those being censored, but is also self conscious and beleives that they have a moral imperative to cross out dirty words? I mean, what's so weird about that?

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