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Moving Pictures

Three Words That Can Kill

The delusional censorship of wrongspeak murders great art

A woman with a Covid mask protests on the street.

Morons, dingbats, and fools of every stripe — flat-Earthers, climate-change deniers, 9/11 “Truthers,” Obama-was-born-in-Kenya zealots — voicing support for nonsense doesn’t bother me as much as when it’s advantaged, educated, intelligent, literate, cultured folk.



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Richard Walter

Screenwriter, bestselling author, and 40 years leadership @ UCLA’s prestigious screenwriting program. Get 40 lessons from 40 years: