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Copyright is Brain Damage

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Nina Paley is the extraordinary animator of the full length animated feature, "Sita Sings the Blues." She also worked on the animated movie, "The Prophet" and she is now working on her next feature, "Seder-Masochism."

Still from Sita Sings the Blues: Rama, Sita and gods
Still from Sita Sings the Blues: Rama, Sita and gods
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Paley is a copyright abolitionist.

Internal censorship is the enemy of creativity because it halts expression before it can even begin.

~Nina Paley

Are you crippled by Permission Culture indoctrination?

According to Paley, nearly everyone is, and it contributes to the brain damage of culture.

Paley calls cultural censorship insane and abusive.

Through copyright we don't just censor art, we censor and inhibit communication, thinking, progression, relationship and culture.

~Nina Paley

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Paley's TEDx talk, Copyright is Brain Damage, is an enlightening and paradigm-shifting adventure for the bold and unafraid:

Copyright is Brain Damage | Nina Paley | TEDxMaastricht Ideas aren't good or bad because of what licenses people slap on them. Just relate to the ideas themselves. [Filmed at TEDxMaastricht] Nina Paley made her first animation when she was 13 and...
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Nina Paley's blog is here.

Sita Sings the Blues
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Meryl Ann Butler is an artist, author, educator and OpedNews Managing Editor who has been actively engaged in utilizing the arts as stepping-stones toward joy-filled wellbeing since she was a hippie. She began writing for OpEdNews in Feb, 2004. She became a Senior Editor in August 2012 and Managing Editor in January, (more...)

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