November 27, 2011

Let me decide

"Think for yourself and let others enjoy the privilege to do so, too". Voltaire


They have the right to vote, make legal contracts, legally buy alcohol and even die for their country. Why should they be deprived of the ability to decide what they want to see?
Whether at some online community like Google Plus, on the television, at the museum ...

People are not being forced to view artwork at gunpoint. Every member of the public has the right to avert their eyes and not look at anything that offends them. They can always refrain from entering a gallery with an exhibition of "offensive" works.

Censorship of anything, at any time, in any place is bad.
It is unacceptable to censor art. Only thing we'll get by doing that is making it "underground". 

Isn't it better to keep everything completely accessible to the public, where people can see for themselves and decide is it "bad"? Don't we all love to have control in our hands?

Censoring legal content does not promote discussion, learning, dialogue, diversity, better understanding and discovering different cultures.

Censorship is not the answer. Content control is. Freedom of choice is what we need.

Think. Decide. Support us. Sign the petition here.

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