Skip to comments.A Critique of Politically Correct Language
Posted on 03/08/2019 2:41:36 PM PST by Jyotishi
Defenders of politically correct language claim that such speech reduces offensive behavior and encourages conscious thinking about individual merits. On the contrary, the drive for politically correct language relegates more and more terms to the exclusive domain of bullies, while requiring unthinking, reflexive adherence to the latest stupid language fashions. [PDF file at source]
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Defenders of PC speech use it so that they can signal their social righteousness and that I am a knuckle dragging Neanderthal.
In other words “ANY THING I SAY IS WRONG”, because I said it.
Don’t let the marxists put words in your mouth. If they can control your mouth, they can control your mind.
I’ve got a patriotically correct term for these A-holes——TRAITORS.
Lately I’ve been thinking that the only way to fight back against some of the PC nonsense is to turn it back on those who insist on it and try to enforce it. For example, a white liberal who protests against “whiteness” should be told “STFU, white boy/girl. Haven’t you got the memo? White people are supposed to shut up and die, and I don’t want to listen to your worthless crap.”
One cannot defeat the left using the lexicon of leftists.
It’s a trap, a con, and they have been using it a lot
longer than you. Try and engage them that way and you
have lost from the very beginning.
I saw an applicable statement Here the other day
and it holds a lot of truth.
You can vote yourself into socialism,
but you have to shoot your way out!
In my study of communist societies, I came to the conclusion that the purpose of communist propaganda was not to persuade or convince, not to inform, but to humiliate; and therefore, the less it corresponded to reality the better. When people are forced to remain silent when they are being told the most obvious lies, or even worse when they are forced to repeat the lies themselves, they lose once and for all their sense of probity. To assent to obvious lies is...in some small way to become evil oneself. One’s standing to resist anything is thus eroded, and even destroyed. A society of emasculated liars is easy to control. I think if you examine political correctness, it has the same effect and is intended to. - Theodore Dalrymple
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