Skip to comments.Jeff Deist on PC and the State-Linguistic Complex
Posted on 08/11/2018 9:45:59 PM PDT by OddLane
As the events of recent weeks demonstrate beyond doubt, political correctness is very real, deeply authoritarian, and wedded at the hip to progressive government. PC is not about respect or inclusivity, but rather a naked attempt to consciously manipulate language in service of progressive ends.
Worst of all, PC creates an atmosphere in which we mostly censor ourselves. When libertarians like Daniel McAdams and Scott Horton find themselves de-platformed by twitter, it's time to see the "state-linguistic complex" for what it really is. Jeff Deist addresses the Federalist Society of Montgomery, Alabama, to make sense of it all.
Thank you for posting this.
The very term is communist in origin.
We must go back to first causes.
Example: Stop abusing legitimate words like gay, or normalizing ersatz terms like homosexual.
They are seldom gay in the true sense, and there is no such thing as homosexuality.
It is homoeroticism: the narcissistic fetishization of another human being.
By accepting and employing their terminology, you have already ceded precious ground on the idological battlefield.
“Thou shalt have no idols before Me”
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