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11-02-2009 @ 4:03PM
I hate to be "that guy" but ministry of culture and what not sounds an awful lot like the govt. in 1984....dun dun dunYeah and im as liberal as the next guy but at this moment I am proud to be an american lol
11-02-2009 @ 4:18PM
Most countries have some sort of government organization for culture. Porky the Pig was banned by some European country (I think Sweden, but I can't remember) because he didn't wear pants. Now, China is definitely censoring their internet on an official level, but I'd still say they're closer to the EU or US than they are to, say, North Korea.
11-02-2009 @ 4:27PM
To Neirin: I assumed as much but the ministry factor and all that sort of stereotyped in my mind. Anyway I generally feel like i understand american govt. well but I conceed I can not say the same for any other country.
11-02-2009 @ 5:49PM
"Now, China is definitely censoring their internet on an official level, but I'd still say they're closer to the EU or US than they are to, say, North Korea."Yea in the way the members of the Donner Party are closer to the average person than Hannibal (i.e. still pretty bad)
11-03-2009 @ 1:35AM
Hurry for misinformed Urban Legendry...Donald Duck - It's told that in 1977 Walt Disney’s duck was "banned in Finland because he doesn’t wear trousers". Actually, that’s an urban myth. In fact, politicians in Helsinki decided they were wasting taxpayers money on mindless American comics and cut them from their library budget.It had nothing to do with pants, but it made a cute thing to blame in on in other countries, like the U.S., to make the Finns look foolish.
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