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A speech from Perry

A speech from Perry

Posted May 10th, 2023 by ElizieAngelina

by Agent 4
in The Deepsea Metro (jk, it's Texas.)

May 10th, 2023

In this, Perry talks about expression in stories and his view on language on KidPub. At first, I thought language was bad, but now growing up, I see that people show different ways of expressing themselves-and that's okay!

Keep in mind that the Maria mentioned in the story is not Maria (Cheezmra). Perry is referring to Maria (Bolitas).

love ya perry!



I normally don't jump into these discussions, but since Maria brought up the site's mission, I though I would. When I say that KidPub is a safe place for kids, I absolutely don't mean that it is safe in the sense that you won't be offended by what someone has written. In fact, it's the opposite. I mean that it is a safe place to explore, as a writer, how you express yourself. It's about writing how you feel, and conveying it in a way that others feel, too. Hell, I'VE been offended by some of the stories I've read over the years, but that doesn't mean I censored them. 

I think that there's way too much 'protection' of kids by society right now from whatever the current boogeyman is. Frankly, I think the whole 'trigger warning' things is ridculous. KidPub has been for twenty years, and will be for the next twenty, a place where kids can express themselves in whatever way they feel appropriate, without someone looking over their shoulder and telling them to stop. 

That being said, I do from time to time ask an author to tone it down a bit, usually when the story is geting uncomfortably graphically sexual, or when an author is using the site to aggressively promote their religious beliefs.

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This is a great speech, and

This is a great speech, and I wish people would acknowledge it. Faving

There is a lot we don't know. Some would say we know enough. Others, like me, would say that we should strive to learn as much as we possibly can. -Me, 2023

Posted by Connor on Wed, 05/10/2023 - 16:55

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