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Assassination


Burning Book in Church
"Who kills a man kills a reasonable creature, Godís image; but he who destroys a good book, kills reason itself, kills the image of God, as it were in the eye." ~John Milton, poet

The EXTREME Form of Censorship

Four types of assassination

  1. Murders of political figures for personal reasons

  2. Murders by individual suffering from mental disorder

  3. Murders as an expression of revolt against national or colonial leadership

  4. Tyrannicide - killing a tyrant

Julius Caesar, dictator of Rome - stabbed to

death

Killers believed dictatorship harmful to republic

Assassination is the ultimate form of censorship.

The most common types of people who get assassinated are because of people unhappy about them and their contributions as writers and leaders of a country or nation.