Meet the censors

Effective censorship is a time-consuming process.

In Orwell's book 1984, Winston Smith has a full-time job in the Records Department in the Ministry of Truth. Because the State continually revises history, people such as Winston have to rewrite historical records to match the State's latest version.

Winston Smith, censoring full time
The logo for this blog is from the film version of 1984. It shows Winston dictating the revised history before he destroys the original documents in a "memory hole."

The television screen in the background shows Big Brother watching everything he does. 

Winston's not a bad person. He's just doing a job.

I envision Winston Smith working at Book of Mormon Central Censor. In my version, the M2C logo hovers next to Big Brother, reminding Winston that anything he comes across that does not promote M2C must be destroyed.

In the book, Winston secretly disagrees with what he's doing at work. He is curious about what really happened in the past. He becomes a "thoughtcriminal" and, after being re-educated, comes to love Big Brother.

Maybe there are people working at or with Book of Mormon Central Censor who disagree with M2C, but I don't think that's likely (or even possible).

If there are any, or at least any who disagree with the censorship policy, I hope they speak out.

There is nothing I'd like more than to see Book of Mormon Central Censor become successful as a truly Central source for all things related to the Book of Mormon, without pushing one particular agenda. 

Especially when the agenda they chose repudiates the teachings of the prophets.

I really like everyone I've met who works for Book of Mormon Central Censor. They're all great people, smart, faithful, dedicated, etc. I'm sure they think they're doing the right thing. Maybe you know some of them.

You can see them here:


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