Posts Tagged ‘blog comments’

Censorship

September 15, 2008

A few weeks ago, I got some blog comments that were a little..off the wall would be the polite way to put it. I chose not to publish them for a couple of reasons. One-they were all from the same person, about the same subject. All of them pertained to the lampwork incident and I considered that to be over and done with. Two, they didn’t make much sense to me. Apparently the reading comprehension skills of the writer are somewhat lacking. The comments that were made didn’t really match the posts they were made to.

I have always disliked censorship unless you are filtering what your children are being exposed to. As for adult censorship, I figure that if you get to adulthood, don’t like what you are seeing or hearing, change the channel, or get a new book to read. It’s your choice.

With that in mind, I have decided to post the comments that were made by someone using the name brigitte mars. (This is not the health food lady of the same name). If you would like to read them, they are in the lampwork entries farther down the page and one is posted in the “fluff 5 meme” entry. Why she posted there, I have no clue. This same person sent me a rather virulent email about how she expected me not to post her comments. Brigitte, your email has nothing to do with my posting your words. I have decided to post them because not posting them is censorship.  That’s it-plain and simple.

Readers, you can read these comments and post comments or not. It’s your choice and the last time I heard, it’s still a free country.

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