The censorship he had to address was not a conspiracy or even a campaign; it was spontaneous.
At some point, it might be reasonable to ask, why is religion forbidden while politics is allowed to invade everything?
“The heresy of heresies was common sense,” Orwell writes. “The Party told you to reject the evidence of your eyes and ears. It was their final, most essential command.”
Today, intelligent design is a thoughtcrime. Using words that help others recognize the meaning that underlies nature may be the severest offense.
Our tech rulers are quite the egalitarians. Sure, they believe that cheap entertainments for all have an important role.