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"Political censorship is necessarily based on fear of what will happen if those whose work is censored get their way, or if they are effecting in persuading a large number of readers to share their point of view. The nature of political censorship at any given time depends on the censor’s answer to the simple question, “What are you afraid of?”"


Donald Thompson (more quotes by Donald Thompson or books by/about Donald Thompson)

(1931-2005) British Conservative Party politician, Member of Parliament (MP) (1979-1997)


A Long Time Burning: The History of Literary Censorship in England


Speech, Censorship


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