You would think university professors would have some respect for books regardless of their content.
Apparently that's not the case for two San Jose State University professors who actually published a picture at their department's website of the two of them burning a book skeptical of anthropogenic global warming.
A Black Lives Matter activist who worked as a library staffer in Chattanooga, Tennesse, allegedly posted an Instagram video showing him burning books he’d taken home authored by former President Trump and columnist Ann Coulter.
Liberal, Fascism, Censorship
A Catholic school district in Canada that decided to burn 30 library books about indigenous people and remove some 4,700 others due to alleged mistakes and insensitive portrayals took advice from a woman whose indigenous status and expertise is now in question...
Over 4,700 individual books, comprised of several hundred titles, were removed from the shelves or put under review due to alleged outdated, incorrect, or inappropriate depictions of indigenous people. These included encyclopedias, historic works, comic books, and young adult novels. Removed books were buried, burned, or recycled.
Liberal, Character, Censorship
French-speaking schools in the Canadian province of Ontario removed almost 5,000 books and burned some of them in a “flame purification ceremony” to appease the local indigenous population, Radio Canada and the National Post reported...
Lyne Cosette, a spokeswoman for the publicly funded francophone Catholic schools of Ontario, told the National Post newspaper, “Symbolically, some books were used as fertilizer,” as well...
In a press conference, Bloc Quebecois leader Yves-François Blanchet said, “We don’t burn books. We expose ourselves to history. We explain it. We demonstrate how society has evolved or must evolve.”
Liberal, Crime, Hate, Character, Degeneracy, Fascism, AntiAmerican, Vandalism, Censorship
Protesters burned an American flag and a Bible in Portland, Oregon... marchers were caught on video using the flag and holy book as kindling for bonfires lit outside the federal courthouse, which has been a focal point of rioting after the death of George Floyd in police custody in May, according to a news report.
“Left-wing activists bring a stack of Bibles to burn in front of the federal courthouse in Portland,” claimed Ian Miles Cheong on Twitter Saturday. The post featured a video that showed protesters with “Black Lives Matter” signs tossing Bibles into a raging bonfire.
Incitement: Steal Books And Burn Them...
"I DO encourage followers to steal Abigail Shrier’s book and burn it on a pyre."
Government, Science, Fear, Fascism, Censorship
Three senior House Democrats asked U.S. teachers Monday to destroy a book written by climate scientists challenging the environmentalist view of global warming.
The Democrats were responding to a campaign by the conservative Heartland Institute copies of the 2015 book, “Why Climate Scientists Disagree About Global Warming” to about 200,000 science teachers. Democratic Reps. Bobby Scott of the Committee on Education, Raúl M. Grijalva of the Committee on Natural Resources, and Eddie Bernice Johnson of the Committee on Science, Space and Technology all issued a statement telling teachers to trash the book.
How it felt when the Nazis first came to power...
The symbolic burning of the books in April had been an affair of the press, but the disappearance of the books from the bookshops and libraries was uncanny.
Contemporary German literature, whatever its merits, had simply been erased.
"There is more than one way to burn a book. And the world is full of people running around with lit matches."
But this is where we are in an America no previous generation would recognize. And the downward spiral is accelerating. Unless our decline is turned around hard and soon, it won’t be long before we’re burning books, because we’re already symbolically burning anyone who dares express a view that dissents from the Democrat-media narrative.
-I & I Editorial Board