Monday, 13 August 2018

QotD: "Political Correctness is not about respect or inclusivity, but rather a naked attempt to consciously manipulate language in service of progressive ends."


Given the problem all speakers at last week's Auckland Uni debate on free speech had in defining political correctness, I thought I'd help them ...




"Political Correctness is the conscious, designed manipulation of language intended to change the way people speak, write think, feel and even act -- in furtherance of an agenda...
    "Political Correctness is not about respect or inclusivity, but rather is a naked attempt to consciously manipulate language in service of progressive ends."
~ Jeff Deist, from his talk on PC and the State-Linguistic Complex.

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