Thursday, 22 July 2010

Moderation by any other name?

It appears that our friends in the other place are at it again!

A dictionary definition..........


censor


 Pronunciation /ˈsɛnsə/

noun




  • 1 an official who examines books, films, news, etc. that are about to be published and suppresses any parts that are considered obscene, politically unacceptable, or a threat to security

  • Psychoanalysisan aspect of the superego which is said to prevent certain ideas and memories from emerging into consciousness[from a mistranslation of German Zensur 'censorship', coined by Freud]

    2 (in ancient Rome) either of two magistrates who held censuses and supervised public morals

verb

[with object]



  • examine (a book, film, etc.) officially and suppress unacceptable parts of it

Derivatives




censorial





10 comments:

  1. Something bothering you this evening Jon? ;-)

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  2. Have you taken leave of your census?

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  3. Well, Jon, I have to say that I don't have a clue what you're talking about ;-)

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  4. I suppose whatever was originally in the white boxes above has been censored?

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  5. Rog made me laugh here.

    Am hoping that others misfortune in t'other place with be our good fortune here - would be nice to have another excellent photographer in our blogging midst...

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  6. Careful or some blogspot official will wave a mighty hand and shut you down for uttering such subversion!

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  7. I like this quote by Cecil Beaton.
    Be daring, be different, be impractical, be anything that will assert integrity of purpose and imaginative vision against the play-it-safers, the creatures of the commonplace, the slaves of the ordinary.

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