Censorship leads to tyranny and oppression

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Whenever any government, or any church, or anyone else for that matter, undertakes to say to its subjects: "This book you may not read, this film you may not watch, this image you may not see, this knowledge you may not have," then the end result is tyranny and oppression, no matter how holy the motives.

- Robert A. Heinlein, "If This Goes On..."

source: Quote used in essay 'Why The Legality Of Child Pornography Is Relevant To The Youth Liberation Movement' by Dissident; newgon.com/wiki/Essay: Why_The_Legality_Of_Child_Pornography_Is_Relevant_To_The_Youth_Liberation_Movement; NewgonWiki; Martch 2011; Book 'If This Goes On...' from: 1940