How Censorship is Mangling Thought, Repressing Expression and Making Art Suck with Lauren Mantecon

WORD UP with Dani Katz

Dec 13 2023 • 51 mins

Artist, teacher and wise woman extraordinaire, Lauren Mantecon, returned to the podcast for a deep dive into the internalization of censorship, and how it’s suppressing thought, dialogue and sanity.

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Show notes:

  • Creativity, language and self-censorship
  • Truth in stereotypes
  • The role of the Artist in a collectivist society
  • AI and the First Amendment
  • How do we not self-censor in real-life situations
  • Intergenerational racism – it’s in all of us
  • Opening-up dialogue & transcending polarization
  • Engineering of violence through suppression of speech
  • Book-banning & erasing history
  • Healing individual and collective grief
  • Going backwards before going forwards
  • Pluto and the Divine Feminine
  • Exploring & embracing the mysteries of our Realm
  • Antarctica - the forbidden land
  • Identitarianism, Feminism, Patriarchy
  • Flat Earth, astrology and the moon
  • Creating safe spaces to moderate dialogue
  • Breath & bravery ~ embodying solutions
  • Gentleness & Sovereignty