A good way to defeat (or at least derail) an absurd line of reasoning is mockery. The more you mock, the louder and more defensive the absurdist gets. Eventually the absurdist gives up. (Or maybe he hits you, but for now let’s say he gives up.) Banning books is absurd. So laugh at it. That probably won’t make potential censors give up (or hit you), but it will make you feel better and help build a community of people who, although they laugh, take this stuff quite seriously.... More >>>