I Dislike Political Correctness

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    In Some Cases

    I dislike political correctness to a degree. But I understand why some words are not politically correct, and should not be used. Like retard, or retarded. While I have used that word in the past, I do not think it is okay to call someone with mental disabilities retard, or...
    sky12345 sky12345
    22-25, M
    3 Responses May 7, 2013

    It Has Gone Too Far

    Of course, I do not believe that people should be referred to in terms that are degrading, with for example racist motives, but I was reading this in news today and really does show that sometimes things go to extent you truly do not know what to say anymore Drunken sailors...
    deleted deleted
    11 Responses Jan 30, 2009

    It's Highly Destructive

    So often the opposite to actual correctness.  Political Correctness is highly destructive to our freedom, within society.  Freedom to speak, and act on behalf of what we believe to be right. Political correctness... in reality, is very wrong.
    rockyj rockyj
    31-35, F
    5 Responses Mar 5, 2009

    Hate It Actually

    It's killing this Country. People are afraid of every thing these days. People have to couch there sentences, words and deeds so as not to insult some censor or any other person on the face of the planet. Get over it! Get a life! We are adults if we cannot talk to each other...
    Josie06 Josie06
    56-60, F
    6 Responses Sep 22, 2008

    I'm not advocating hurtful name calling.

    But we have gone too far in our efforts to make every single thing inoffensive.
    TKD1 TKD1
    51-55, F
    1 Response Feb 6, 2014

    Underminds America

      Ok, can't say Merry Christmas, can't have nativity scenes in public places, can't display the 10 commandments on government property, and children no longer pray in school and there is talk about changing the pledge of allegiance due to "one nation under God"...
    Grits4life Grits4life
    46-50, F
    3 Responses Sep 15, 2008

    I Dislike Anti-politically-correctness Too

    I dislike both, because that's really not what life is about. It's not about being as glossy, non-commital and avoiding opinions or somehow "offending" someone.   But it's equally not about being intolorant of differences and running over other people's beliefs and...
    anadude anadude
    22-25, M
    1 Response Apr 5, 2009

    Funny Things Happen On the Way to a Forum

    I work in 'Ackney' Central London, and am bound by rules imposed by my employers. We are forced to" toe the party line" on pain of disciplinary action if we cause offence or do or say anything "likely to cause offence" these heinious crimes are avoided in my...
    Cherpee Cherpee
    51-55, M
    1 Response Apr 19, 2009

    To Complicated

    with all the switching what they want to be called and being offended over stupid stuff i gave up political corectness. i agree that calling somone a derogitory term is wrong. but its goten rediculus.
    adion adion
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 4, 2011
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