posted on May, 5 2012 @ 09:48 AM
I just stumbled upon this nice blog that collects "open letters". One of them is by Bill Hicks. I like the guy, probably others don't. Regardless
of what you think of him as a stand-up comedian, I would recommend to read his open letter. Freedom of Speech becomes a memory if we don't act.
In May of 1993, deeply offended by its "blasphemous" content, a priest wrote to Channel 4 and complained about the recent screening of
"Revelations," a recording of Bill Hicks's live show at London's Dominion Theatre some months before.
Upon receiving said complaint, Channel 4 passed it on to Hicks himself. Hicks then responded to the priest directly with the following letter. It
For those who dig Hicks, there's a link to the show that caused that priest to go crazy.
As all I wanted to do with this post is bringing this letter to your attention, I will not monitor other posts as closely as I should.
MODs, I hope this is ok?
I also hope this is the appropriate forum? If not, please take action and put it where it belong. I'll be grateful