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I won't pretend to have anything unique, new, or insightful to say about this inane pseudo-sanitization of Huckleberry Finn. Instead, we'll turn to the proverbial horse's mouth.

"I have no race prejudices nor caste prejudices nor creed prejudices. All I care to know is that a man is a human being, and that is enough for me; he can't be any worse."

"There is no God, no universe, no human race, no earthly life, no heaven, no hell. It is all a Dream, a grotesque and foolish dream. Nothing exists but you. And You are but a Thought -- a vagrant Thought, a useless Thought, a homeless Thought, wandering forlorn among the empty eternities."

"None but the dead have free speech."