Tag Archive: political correctness

The Bias-Free Language Guide – Gone But Not Forgotten

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I often wonder what type of person wakes up in the morning wondering,  “What will offend me today?”  Well, I found out this week. The Bias-Free Language Guide was written and edited by Sylvia Foster, Szu-Hui Lee, Joelle Ruby Ryan, Sean Moundas and the Women’s Commission members in the 1990s who drafted the “Guide to…

Unfair, Unjust, Privileged, Politically Incorrect Bedtime Stories

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From time to time, a news story will pop up somewhere that perfectly illustrates the demonstrable damage that political correctness (and the liberal definition of equality) has caused to conventional wisdom and society as a whole. Such a story presented itself this week when a man named Adam Swift, a British academic and described philosopher,…

The Notion That Commercialism is Now an Obscenity

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My family doesn’t make it to the movie theater often. Let me rephrase that: We don’t make it to the movie theater AS a family often. My son and daughter are lucky enough to have a grandmother who loves taking them to see the latest animated, family flicks. And my wife and I, on occasion,…

Is This Country Going Nuts Or What?

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I don’t know if we’re turning into a bunch of spineless, whiny, wussies or if we’re just going nuts.  This endless quest to be politically correct in all areas of our lives is just plain crazy. Take for example this pathological need to change how we normally speak.  TheUniversity of North Carolina will no longer use the word…

Tolerance is Now a One-Way Street

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Debate.  According to my dictionary, it means to deliberate, consider, to engage in argument by discussing opposing points, to engage in a formal discussion or argument. Bottom line.  There has to be opposing viewpoints in order to have a debate otherwise you have a one-sided conversation. Well, apparently, officials in the Shawano School District is Wisconsin don’t seem to understand…