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Offline MH

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Re: The Progressive Thread!
« Reply #360 on: March 05, 2021, 12:42:57 pm »
Axing curriculum....is that cancel culture? Or is it just cancel culture when people express their displeasure at others on Twitter?

They stopped playing The Merchant of Venice in some jurisdictions in Ontario in the 1980s. 

One of my teachers told us that they got "Catcher in the Rye" assigned at a Catholic Boys school pretty soon after it came out.  These schools were run by Brothers so you can imagine how strict... and yet they saw the value in work that was provocative, insensitive etc.