Problem

Denial of freedom of thought


Experimental visualization of narrower problems
Other Names:
Dependence on denial of freedom and thought
Denial of right to freedom of thought
Denial of freedom to hold opinions
Lack of intellectual liberty
Restrictions on freedom of thought
Nature:
Thought can be controlled by limitations on the access to information, or by the punishment of deviation from a nationally accepted or imposed norm. Where successful, denial of freedom of thought tends to produce intellectual and cultural stagnation, apathy, intolerance and prejudice and encourages exploitation and elitism through support for dictatorial or totalitarian regimes.
Aggravated By:
Anti-intellectualism
Problem Type:
F: Fuzzy exceptional problems
Date of last update
01.01.2000 – 00:00 CET