Music Censorship

What's Good About It

  • It prevents the public display of disrespect to any particular individual or community.
  • It promotes political correctness.
  • Children are prevented from learning things that could harm them and others.
  • It shields the morals of society.
  • It restrains vulgarity and obscenity.
  • The abundance of violence in music videos is restricted by it.

Why it Sucks

  • Freedom of speech is compromised.
  • It prevents ideas from flowing freely.
  • Censorship in music and music videos may compromise their entertainment value.
  • Creativity is restricted.
  • If you hide something from people they will become extra curious about it.
  • It has no place in a democratic nation.
  • It is used to control people.
  • There can be different standards of morals among different societies quite different from the imposed ones by the censorship.
  • It may be used to block legitimate criticism.
  • Governments should not control people. It should be the other way around.
  • Individuals have different tastes.
  • It stifles the opposition, broadcasting only a particular point of view.
  • People have a right to hear.