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So Long to Imagination

 

March 17, 2021

Dr. Seuss, at least some of his published work, has been added to the academic hit list.

It seems 21st century critics have discovered he was not always a nice guy by today's standards, some of his stories don't fit evolving social morality. His stories weren't balanced in racial representation, among other charges. The critic did admit some of the books were written in the 1920s.

The publisher of the books cited racial implications and inuendos that are not comfortable with today's culture. I can't deny it. We as a society have become so sensitive we have a hard time communicating. The me...



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