“Whoopi Goldberg” “Polanski” “Banned Books Week”


Did you know it’s Banned Books week? I did, and I’ve spent some time reflecting on the whole notion of banning books….and blogs….and wikis…and Ning….and a whole slew of other things in schools this week….in the name of protecting children. It’s interesting what we ban and what it is we allow, isn’t it? Our notions of what it means to protect others….our understanding of what is truly threatening in this world…it’s all very muddy, isn’t…