What Is Your Definition Of Political Correctness?

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  1. lady_love158 profile image61
    lady_love158posted 7 years ago

    This is the winner of the annual contest at the University of Arkansas and I think it's precise! LOL

    1. John Holden profile image61
      John Holdenposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      The rights name for good manners.

  2. skyfire profile image71
    skyfireposted 7 years ago

    Unscrupulous-Mainstream Media includes fox network and beck ?

    1. lady_love158 profile image61
      lady_love158posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      No of course not they aren't part of a "illogical minority"! LOL

  3. Rafini profile image88
    Rafiniposted 7 years ago

    I'm slightly confused...what's the definition?

    My definition?  Censorship.

    1. tony0724 profile image60
      tony0724posted 7 years agoin reply to this

      Rafini I am taking a liking to you.

      1. Rafini profile image88
        Rafiniposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        lol   big_smile

  4. lovemychris profile image71
    lovemychrisposted 7 years ago

    When you can't call things for what they are.

  5. shynsly profile image61
    shynslyposted 7 years ago

    The OP's quoted phrase sums up pretty well the correct definition of Political Crookedness... err... Correctness, sorry. And no, it's not "good manners". There is a distinct differance between being polite and being P.C.

    A "polite" person can still have an open and honest discussion about problems concerning society and how to effectively solve them, without the explicit intent of offending anyone. Unfortunately, sometimes there are groups of people causing those problems who will take offense to the discussion, but "if the shoe fits..." and all that.

    A "politically correct" person will take great pains to avoid even acknowleding those problems exist, much less talking about them, for the risk of offending the people creating them. Or if forced to discuss them, will try to lay the blame for them on EVERY one within that society, in spite of clear evidence to the contrary. 

    Yet, strangely enough, many of the same people who try so hard to be "P.C." actually have very poor manners and tend to be very rude towards those who are not overtly P.C.

    1. John Holden profile image61
      John Holdenposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      It also indicates a serious humour failure.

      1. shynsly profile image61
        shynslyposted 7 years agoin reply to this

        Sorry, lol... if your answer was intended to be sarcastic, I missed that (forgive me, it's early in the morning and my kids are driving me nuts!)... though, unfortunately... there very much ARE many who believe "politically correct" and "polite" are one in the same.


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