Tag Archives: Censorship

Let’s Just Pretend Everything is OK

There used to be a lot of respect for open debate, speaking your mind, holding opinions, debating them and having a point of view.  It was never more important than in the arts, where artists were often social commentators and … Continue reading

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Fight SOPA

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Limited Only By Your Imagination

This slogan “Limited only by your imagination” was one that was used by a company I used to work for, which produced the first digital sampling synthesizers that made any significant commercial impact.  I recall, at the time, thinking that … Continue reading

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Censorship, Control and Conformity

In Stalin’s Russia, making the wrong sort of art could literally get you killed.  Unless your art conformed to the central committee’s view of what was deemed appropriate, you could find yourself being denounced by all your former friends and … Continue reading

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