In The Age Of Censorship, What Do We Owe The Beat Generation?

This compelling article argues that now, more than ever, the Beats’ influence on free speech rings especially pertinent.

“Historians and observers of the activities of the Beat circle state that participants took liberty in unshackling their restraints, thus engaging in whatever form of drug use accessible, sexual freedom and abuse of privileges.

“The arguments in favor of these activities denote that the Beat movement brought about the stability of liberty expressed in modern day culture, literature and politics.”

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