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I Think People Are Too Politically Correct

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    I Can't Keep Up With It...

     One minuet somethings acceptable, the next its not, then it is again... At work we are no longer allowed to do a nativity scene as our Christmas play, so as not to leave out or offend people from other religions.... Its ridiculous. 
    deleted deleted 26-30 19 Responses Sep 15, 2008

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    I'm Black and I'm Proud!

    I find it funny, that many want to call me "African American"... there are some slight problems with that title, though. Technically, my ancestors aren't from Africa. But from the islands.... don't ask me which ones. My mother, aunts, and uncle forgot to ask that detail...
    deleted deleted 26-30 11 Responses Apr 29, 2009

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    For Who

    What is the purpose of everyone being politically correct all the time?  To keep from hurting someones feelings.  That's about it, too.  So we, as a people, a nation, lose our freedom of speech because speaking American may hurt someones feelings.  Bull-Sh!t...
    darknight darknight 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 5, 2008

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    You Are a Minority

    I don't get it. Why, in our culture, are minorities so coddled? By this I refer to every minority ranging from a minority as small as you--the individual you happen to be uniquely--and as large as the entire group of Jews residing in America. I recently read a news article...
    liferiot liferiot 26-30, M 9 Responses May 8, 2007

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    Political Correctness Suks

    hang on, let me shuffle the deck and see which card I shall use today. Nope, can't use the 'race' card, I'm white!.  Can't use the 'gender' card because I like being a woman and think feminists are a bunch of anti-**** women, cannot use the 'victim' card because I am not...
    LipsParted LipsParted 46-50, F 6 Responses Nov 16, 2012

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    The Contrast

    I actually have the book that is the icon for this group and even it is outdated now that the terms it teaches us are politically neutral are now considered not to be so. I do approve of terms that do not incur stereotypes, racism, sexism, ageism or any other type of...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 15, 2008

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    Pc Nazis

    It has come to the point that even a PB&J sandwich can be considered to have racist undertones. No, seriously Google it. It happened in Portland, OR about a month ago. A principle literately had a fit over a teacher using PB&J as a common food item. She now is pushing for the...
    VintageLeeLee VintageLeeLee 26-30, F 1 Response Oct 13, 2012

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    A Bunch Of Hog Wash

    I have never been ashamed of who and what I am. I am a 54 yearold country boy with a tenth grade education. One of the thing's that seem to be important to alot of people today is to be politically correct. Bull Hockey. If I think or say somthing the last thing on my mind is to...
    Robert1256 Robert1256 51-55, M 5 Responses Dec 10, 2010

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    Way Too Much

    I don't like all that stuff. I don't like how every race is now refered to as (blank)-American, that is so stupid. I don't call myself a german-american, I say I'm just a white guy. Now if people get offended cause I say they are black, white, or whatever than I think that they...
    SoMuchToSay SoMuchToSay 31-35, M 3 Responses Apr 14, 2008

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    FINALLY!!!

    The thing about 'politically correctness' that irritates me is that its just another way to cover up racism and stereotypes by putting a pretty name on it. To quote: People think that using bigger words and talking slower will change the meaning of what they're saying...
    vinividivici21 vinividivici21 22-25, F Feb 11, 2008

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    It All Sort of Depends On the ...

    It all sort of depends on the situation but generally most people are too politically correct... Especially with the whole M&M thing and having to call them Milk Chocolate instead of just Plain...
    GTMarie GTMarie 18-21, F Aug 22, 2007

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    Definitely. ...

    Definitely. It lost the way when things like personhole covers came along.
    Wolfechu Wolfechu 31-35, M 4 Responses Aug 22, 2007

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    Sometimes They Can Be, Politic...

    Sometimes they can be, political correctness sometimes makes big issues out of stuff not meant to be a big issue. Sometimes they're used to mask prejudice or offensive opinion into a polite and seemingly harmless remark.
    lupin136 lupin136 16-17, M Aug 22, 2007

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    Considering That I Created The...

    Considering that I created the 'I hate political correctness' group, what do you think?
    FranzJosef FranzJosef 26-30, M Aug 22, 2007

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    Stupid

    Political correctness is just mad, in england children arent allowed to sing baa baa black sheep in case people find it racist HOW THE **** ARE 5 YEAR OLD BOYS GOING TO UNDERSTAND RACISM! its now baa baa multicoloured sheep, England as a country  seems so intent on looking...
    Speakup Speakup 18-21, M 19 Responses Aug 23, 2007

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    Where Are The Jokes?

    OK, I'm a South African. Born, bred - could have added "grown up", but there are different opinions on this one - here. We had the greatest jokes when I was a kid. Some were about political parties. Some were about people of different race groups. (Remember, we had a Population...
    Krym Krym 31-35, M Jan 19, 2011

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    I Think That People Just Need ...

    I think that people just need to live their lives the way that they want to as long as it is morally correct. What is the point in being politically correct. Most of the political thing that I know and understand are a crock anyway.
    silvertears silvertears 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 22, 2007

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    I Actually Laugh At People Who Are Politicaly Correct

    I'm sorry, I know it sounds mean. But seriously, I laugh at people like that. I mean, be a man and just say what's on your mind. You have that thing called common sense, so you should know when you've crossed the line, or not. For example. White People. Stop trying to...
    Telva Telva 16-18, F 8 Responses Jan 7, 2008

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    Sexy

    I am not sexy I am ugly challenged. Please don't call attention to my disability of being so Ugly challenged. It hurts my feelings. When people call me sexy instead of Ugly Challenged I must preen for hours to correct the disability and be normal like everyone else. And don't get...
    Karalas Karalas 26-30, M Sep 25, 2007

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    Hey Shorty

    Please don't call me short - I'm vertically challenged!!
    AWUK AWUK 26-30, F Sep 24, 2007

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    “Political Correctness Is Simply a Speed Bump In the Traffic of Truth, Free Thought and Speech.”

    Slowly destroying America and it's citizens.     “The two pillars of 'political correctness' are: a) willful ignorance b) a steadfast refusal to face the truth” ~ George MacDonald, Author   “Political correctness does not legislate...
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 1 Response Dec 1, 2008

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    Absolute Rubbish

    Politcal correctness is codified lying predicated on the notion that if you call a pig a swan often enough it will become a swan.  The worst of it is that by patronizing the groups it is intended to help it holds them to a lower standard thereby infantilizing them and...
    ElLagarto ElLagarto 56-60, M 19 Responses Aug 14, 2007

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    Nah...

    I think they're too politically 'incorrect' to be honest... Is there any real and just way of running things?
    BobbyTehBored BobbyTehBored 13-15, M 1 Response May 23, 2010

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    PC Is Really

    nothing but a bunch of P-U-R-E  C-R-A-P. And those that "practice" it are full of it. I am 110% Politically INcorrect and damn proud of it.
    baconfat baconfat 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 13, 2008

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    Trasitional?

    I think we're going through a transitional period. I mean honestly.  Do you think its worse that nowadays we have to watch our tongues instead of casually offending people and just going "oh well, it doesn't matter, they're just black/queer/female/immigrants/disabled...
    istruggle istruggle 18-21, M May 30, 2008

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    Meme War

    I: "...because you're not sure about how you feel about all of this." She: "No, I'm sure about how I feel." I: "Oh... sorry... I guess I knew that..." ------------------- from the time I was a child, phrases like this were...
    SeraphicWannabe SeraphicWannabe 22-25, M 1 Response Apr 13, 2009

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    No Such Thing As Multi-culturalism!

     In my view, this political correctness is so one sided and people have learnt to play the race card because of it. I saw on the news a while back that a woman who worked for British Airways was asked not to wear her Cross because it could cause offence to other religions...
    RobertaSunset RobertaSunset 36-40, F 7 Responses Sep 16, 2008

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    You don't know me at all. What you "know" is what I choose to show you, so quit judging me based on what you see - there's more to whatever is the real me.
    CallMeChelsea CallMeChelsea 16-17, F 5 Responses Aug 12

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    With the crazy weather and bad economy, people are just acting out of their minds. Many get depressed and can't live their lives...or enjoy the sunrise. Negativity seems to be...
    riverflows riverflows 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 17

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    Just go do what you want to do and don't doubt yourself until said want has been achieved. Then re-***** your experience and see how it has impacted you mentally and emotionally...
    TheKidDownTheStreet TheKidDownTheStreet 18-21, M Aug 18

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    OK, so I was driving home today from my school, and as I was trying to merge onto a street, I see a dude making a left turn. He was probably going like 70, so of course he totally...
    therealjeric therealjeric 16-17, M Aug 6

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    And you don't even know it.
    Nofessor Nofessor 70+, M 6 days ago

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    I agree I think people are people we all enjoy different things at different times in our lives. We don't need rules to define that!
    curiousOne564 curiousOne564 31-35, F 33 Responses Jul 29

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    This actually do surprise me a bit, because I am afraid of men and always have been. But I mean how can't you think they are beautiful. I catch myself analyzing them a lot...
    Beautifuldamage Beautifuldamage 22-25, F Aug 7

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    I feel like people push me over sometimes and are only there when they need me and I try to please everyone and finally my mom and my boyfriend were like "the reason you keep...
    annieannana annieannana 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 31

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    I most certainly do. If you block someone because you don't like them, they don't agree with your ideology, you hate them for some idiotic bigoted reason....that's completely...
    EmotionalPrincess EmotionalPrincess 22-25, F 9 Responses Jul 31

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    It's very complicated to explain why I think people come into your life for a reason. I was once in an abusive relationship for over a year, from July 2010 to December 2011. He...
    Gemz2411 Gemz2411 18-21, F Aug 6

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    Some people aren't worth missing. Some people aren't worth all the time, thoughts and effort. Some people aren't worth the pain. Some people aren't worth forgiving. Some people...
    QueenGoddess QueenGoddess 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    I don't necessarily think taking a selfie is silly, but how obsessed people are with them. I don't wanna see a picture of you every hour of every day. And when girls take selfies...
    AjLeePunk AjLeePunk 22-25, F Aug 11

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    I hate when people are mean for no reason like i can be mean but it's either I'm pissed off, stressed way too stressed, upset or just plain busy. I'm weird so yea
    ashleysokolik ashleysokolik 13-15, F Aug 5

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    Yes, some people you really like but, aren't good for you. Some people are good for you but, your not about them like that.
    sashakimi4 sashakimi4 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    The most annoying type of people are the superficial ones that don't realize they are superficial. Like now you see my face and you suddenly can't talk anymore.
    laxprincess laxprincess 13-15, F Aug 13

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    What I coincidence I think they are cute too !
    Gelezinis Gelezinis 18-21, F Aug 16

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    I'm not. I know what needs to be done. 1. Prove atheists wrong. They have misguided ethical priorities. They're too arrogant for humanity's well-being. 2. Christians deserve to...
    DarkChristian DarkChristian 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 17

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    (WRONG TITLE) TITLE INTENDED: I THINK PEOPLE DO NOT KNOW THAT !!!! That "force begets more force." This is danger on a new suburban level in Ferguson, MS. Calling out the...
    Moca2014 Moca2014 26-30 Aug 18

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    I think it's disrespectful when people are chronically late. It's definitely one of my biggest pet peeves.
    suggestedusername suggestedusername 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 18

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    When you have an attitude of gratitude, blessings come your way. You attract favor. People are more than willing to go above and beyond for you
    SummerChristmas SummerChristmas 36-40, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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