1. An implementaion of the idea that some things are to vulgar, disturbing, or otherwise unpleasant to be talked about, printed, or shown in media. These media are edited/not released to the public, based on the norms of society.
2. A tool used by those in power to control the flow of information, and subsequent opinions, of those not in power.
1. The movie was "cleverly" dubbed over to eliminate swearing, which is a form of censorship.
2. Censorship has, over time, led many people to believe that those who are wealthy are more intelligent, fit, or worthy than those who are not (and corporate America owns these peoples' minds).