Ai Weiwei: How Censorship Works / NYT Opinion

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Opinion | Ai Weiwei: How Censorship Works

Censoring speech removes the freedom to choose what to take in and to express to others, and this inevitably leads to depression in people. Wherever fear dominates, true happiness vanishes and individual willpower runs dry. Judgments become distorted and rationality itself begins to slip away. Group behavior can become wild, abnormal and violent.