Books are banned for all sorts of reasons - including perversion of patriotism. But I think most books are banned for moral/religious reasons. "The Catcher in the Rye" is probably the most high profile example and was banned for religious/moral reasons.Originally posted by Zero
The title of this thread is misleading. While the censors may or may not see themselves as patriots, your link doesn't show the connection.
"The Catcher in the Rye" is probably the most high profile example and was banned for religious/moral reasons.
but your average high school student is mature enough to read any of the classics.
The biology classes couldn't go over human (or basic animal reproduction) because of the response from students (everything slight from giggling, to simulating masterbation, to even demonstrating the act of sexual intercourse for the benefit of the class).
Whoah. What kind of high school did you go to?
I'm sure that we had some giggling at mine, but not the, umm, demonstrations