Quote from Rebecca West 

"But once a culture develops sufficiently to become skeptical,
the idea of censorship becomes less attractive.
To suppress a book or a picture or a sculpture or a play or a film
is a terrible act of aggression against the artist who created it.
This is a miming of capital punishment;
it destroys the life that has been emanated by a life."

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Rebecca West
(1892-1983) British author, journalist, literary critic and travel writer
Censorship: For And Against, 1971
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