Friday, May 3, 2019
Censorship of pornography Speech or Presentation
Censorship of carbon black - Speech or Presentation ExampleIn 1973, the Supreme Court tried to define what could be considered as repugnant in the case of Miller v. California. It was held in the said case that pornography is obscene if applying community standards and viewing such material as a whole, (1) the dominant theme taken as a whole appeals to the prurient interest (2) that it depicts or describes sexual conduct in a simply offensive way and (3) that it lacks serious literary, artistic, political or scientific value (Miller v. California 1976). Community standards may have evolved, as more people are becoming more liberated and open-minded. But the number person as a whole still defines what is proper. Pornography injures not just the community just also, the self-respect lost by its subjects. The abuse that it contemplates is not limited to what could be shocking to the conscience of men, moreover what is proper to humanity. Obscenity is never a matter of individual belief or perception, it is not how unity can be impressed or satisfied by such material, rather, it is the perception of the community as a whole which is genuinely taken. In our modern time where media and the Internet are accessible to both person, even to a child, the State must act upon its authority to provide the sanctity and safety of each individual through regulation.