1984 revisited

Jonathan Lighter wuxxmupp2000 at GMAIL.COM
Sun Sep 9 17:30:27 UTC 2012

Arthur bright, C. Sci. Mon., Friday

Pakistan’s ban on blasphemy is a pernicious beast, warns author Mohammed
Hanif in a commentary for The Guardian, as it defies being explained. You
can’t give examples of it “because reproducing it ... would constitute

I recall an anti-pornography law in the US during the Nixon years that
likewise could not be quoted in full because it would be pornographic to do

I believe it was soon repealed.


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