YOU CAN SEE IT IN HIS EYESPosted: 30/05/2014 Filed under: Opinion | Tags: Blogging, Blogs, Books, Britain's Education Secretary Michael Gove, Britain's Education Secretary Michael Gove Censorship of Literature, Censorship, Cliff Harrison, Education, No force is more evil than censorship, Vegas Valley, Writers, Writing, YOU CAN SEE IT IN HIS EYES Leave a comment
No force is more evil than censorship.
Be it here in America or abroad, censorship of literature is pure communism and a deterrent to quality education. Where do they find idiots like Gove to hold power over the suppressed students of our world?
Banning books does but one thing, it narrows minds and reduces opportunity for a student to reach his or her fullest potential.
Hitler burned books. Stalin burned books. Book burners and censors are the demons of education and shall not be tolerated. ZERO TOLERANCE FOR BOOK CENSORSHIP! Say it.
A free world depends upon free minds. Communication and education depends upon the mind of the writer being transformed to the reader regardless of what generation or century either lived. A book on a library’s shelf or in a school curriculum is not an endorsement for such book, it is an opportunity to explore another opinion of another mind in another spectrum of history and life.
The banning of books prevent a person in growing into someone their potential allows and that someone may be in a free society or a suppressed one. When in a free society, books are banned, that free person, especially students and young adults, no longer remain free and have but one cloud over their head and it’s a dark one, indeed–SUPPRESSION OF THE MIND.
Education Secretary Michael Gove, I challenge you to reverse your decision and allow the children and students of our world grow with brilliant minds and not clouded ones of closed ideology.
The Plaza at Fremont Street ExperiencePosted: 29/05/2014 Filed under: Photography | Tags: Blogs, Casinos, Cliff Harrison, Cliff Harrison Photography, Downtown Las Vegas, Fremont Street Experience, Fun, Gallery, The Plaza, The Plaza at Fremont Street Experience, Travel, Vacation, Writing Leave a comment
The Plaza Hotel & Casino as seen from the Fremont Street Experience in Downtown, Las Vegas. This image was taken in 2010 just before the closing for renovations. The Plaza has since reopened.
Give Peace a Chance in UkrainePosted: 28/05/2014 Filed under: World | Tags: Blog, Blogs, Give Peace a Chance, Give Peace a Chance in Ukraine, John Lennon, Opinion, Peace, Plastic Ono Band, Ukraine, War, War & Peace, Writing Leave a comment
We Must Pray for Ukraine and Plead with Vladimir Putin to recognize the sovereignty of Ukraine; for him to ask the Pro-Russian forces and civilians in Ukraine to give peace a chance. My heart is broken since I have friends on both sides of this conflict that is the dark reminiscence of World War II’s Ukrainian-Russian conflict, where more people died than anywhere in the world, including the Jewish Holocaust. Ukraine has one of the longest histories in the world of suppression. The world must recognize her right to sovereignty. The killing will only further open wounds of hostility and burn hatred into the minds and hearts of the lost soul’s loved one’s for the rest of their lives. Killing the innocent can never right a wrong. Killing the defenseless can never cure failed leadership. Killing the wrong people, that had no choice than to be where they were during the time of war, can never solve problems. The killing of civilians is never justified no matter the reason for the war. Never. The voices of the innocent cry in the shadows of war. We must not tolerate the slaying of innocent civilians, for either side, during the course of war. It is simply not acceptable in the 21st Century. No exceptions, no excuses. Period! We must stand for peace, for what else is there worth standing for? All we are saying, is give peace a chance.
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Ukraine Fighting Intensifies
TodayPosted: 26/05/2014 Filed under: Uncategorized 2 Comments
A day of remembrance…. a salute to the fallen heroes.