Monday, January 4, 2016

The 'In's' and the 'Out's' of Political Correctness in America

Good Day World!

I'm going to talk about political correctness today because it's a subject we all have to deal with at one time or another in today's society.

Let's start off with the definition of the term:

 noun - "Avoidance, often considered as taken to extremes, of forms of expression or action that are perceived to exclude, marginalize, or insult groups of people who are socially disadvantaged or discriminated against." via Wikipedia

With that established we can move on to the controversial part.

Example by Jeff Deist via The Mises Institute - 

"Political Correctness" Is About Control, Not Etiquette

A different view from The Economist:

Here's an extreme view of political correctness:

From 'Decline Of Ideas' part of 'A Study Of Our Decline' 

by P Atkinson (26/11/2015)

A more positive take on Political Correctness comes from The Atlantic in this article:

My opinion on the subject is simple, yet starightforward:

Use common sense and,"... do unto others as you would have them do to you." (King James, Bible)

Time for me to walk on down the road...

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