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Quote for Today

“You don’t have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.” Ray Bradbury


Coming to Portland's book burning party?

The Portland (Oregon) Public School board recently voted to prohibit textbooks or classroom materials questioning the mainstream thinking about climate change. The Cascade Policy Institute’s comments on the action, reprinted here, deserve attention. 154 more words

[Posting Bareng BBI] Balada Bakar Buku

Yes, books are dangerous. They should be dangerous – theycontain ideas. – Pete Hautman

Buku identik dengan ide. Dan terkadang (atau seringkali) ide-ide ini membuat pihak-pihak tertentu merasa terancam, takut, dan terpojokkan.

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My Story

The Book Sacrifice Tag.

Well, it’s the first day of my fortnight off from work… so OBVIOUSLY I’ve woken up really ill. What shall I do to cheer myself up? 791 more words

Book Blog

Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury

Element Value Value Standard dc.title Fahrenheit 451 dc.creator Bradbury, Ray, 1920-2012 dc.subject Censorship—Fiction; Book Burning—Fiction; Totalitarianism—Fiction LCSH dc.description 165 more words

La Grande Illusion (1937)

This is one of the greats. Why? It’s about more than its ostensible subject matter, French officers making repeated attempts at escape from their German captors in WW1. 127 more words