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Censorship and Discrimination

Journal Entry: Sun Aug 19, 2018, 1:30 PM
As artists, most of us have dealt with censorship, in one way or another.
As a teen, I experienced censorship from Christians I knew.
As I grew older, there were immature people who seen any artist as weird or perverted.
They had their own form of reality of what art is and what creative people were.
I began to understand the world is not a "universal" civil society,
where everybody commonly understood each other.
Quite contrary.
My art and my ideals became personal.
I only shared my works with people whom I knew would be interested.
Self censorship? Yes.

People's perception is their "reality".

People DO discriminate. We ALL discriminate in one way or another.
Most discrimination leads to personal censorship.
We have our own personal reasons why.

When we encounter insecure people who get triggered for whatever reason,
they want to censor what they see as offensive to themselves,
and then what they believe the rest of the world has to be protected from.
These people then feel it is their duty to purge the world of what they hate.

Can we deal with people who have can not tolerate anything that disturbs their world view?
When the censors are looking for problems, we ALL have problems.
Today it can be a friends art or writings that is censored.
The next day, it can be YOUR creative works.
We need to fight that sort of censorship.

One of the reasons I enjoy Deviant Art;
We have communities where we can seek out other like minded artists and writers.
IF you don't like that sort of creativity, then don't go there.

Self censorship. It does work.

  • Listening to: XM Radio - Patriot
  • Reading: Deviant Art
  • Watching: YouTube: Sargon of Akkad
  • Eating: Home made bread
  • Drinking: Coffee


Richard C Treadway
United States
Name: Zage or Richard
Location: Central California, USA
Deviant of many talents!

Current Residence: Central California USA
Favourite genre of music: Many kinds
Favourite photographer: Ansel Adams
Operating System: Win 7
Favourite cartoon character: Calvin and Hobbs
Personal Quote: Unto thine own self, be true




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tarpalsfan Featured By Owner Apr 7, 2019
Peek a boo 
HomicidalJumpScare Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2019  Student General Artist
Thank you for the watch :)
tarpalsfan Featured By Owner Mar 19, 2019
I will bug you tomorrow!  :evillaugh:
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