But the eminent question is whether incorporating political correctness
in your speech limits your right to free speech within a democracy?
I mention the Soviet and Sino-Communist sources of political correctness
not to invoke a Red Scare but rather to note that the contemporary "social justice" movement is marked by the same impulses.
Editor's note: If political correctness
is an offense committed by overzealous partisans on one side, overzealous partisanship pushing back from the other is no better.
What's worked for Jesus here is that he didn't say: "Live your life by being politically correct - it'll make the world a much more pleasant place to live", so nobody's really realised that political correctness
was his central command.
Twenty years ago Stan D Gaede of Gordon College, author of When Tolerance Is No Virtue: Political Correctness
, Multiculturalism and the Future of Truth and Justice, wrote: "The problem with the current approach .
50 of my cash every year to an organisation that promotes a level of political correctness
that should have been knocked out long ago.
has made the inadequate fear their own shadows.
To those proponents of political correctness
, we wonder if being "PC" has finally gone one step too far.
With a little imagination, contemporary believers can anachronize some of these notions of political correctness
into the ancient Near Eastern world to see how the persons featured in today's.
has brought about a new vocabulary of words into our culture with terms like homophobic, multicultural, Eurocentric, disadvantaged, physically challenged, carbon footprint, sex worker, lookism, fattist, phallocentric, waitron, wimmin, differently abled, and DWEM (dead white European males).
Apparently there is an all-encompassing conspiracy against them by people of all backgrounds and cultures all marching under the banner of political correctness
Give us what we the public want and not this silly nanny state of political correctness
we seem to have to endure.
MINISTER Hazel Blears is declaring war on political correctness
and its grip on British culture.
But it took a Democratic president with a Democratic congress for political correctness
to wreck the financial industry.
After 10 years of experimenting, it is time to move away from the failed secular doctrine of political correctness
towards re-establishing Christian morality in our nation's schools and public life.