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Political correctness: the downfall of Christianity

Updated on January 1, 2013

The Fall

Political correctness, a term—in its more modern use--became popular in the 1990's. However, the term can be traced as far back as the 18th century.

As time has gone by since its more modern implementation, we have seen an even greater downfall of of political systems around the world, we have more corrupt politicians and leaders. We have seen a blatant corrupt political system in the United States since the Bush Regime and it still carries on with Obama. In Canada, I fear, we may not be that far behind.
But that is another story.
So now let us look back at the term “Political Correctness” , if we put it into context with todays politics, then what is political correctness? It would certainly mean that corruption, murder, torture, illegal attacks on innocent men, women and children, fraud etc would be correct.

And in the world, a world without spiritual guidance, some people may think this is good, as it would be “every man for himself” and “Do it if it makes you happy, no matter the consequences”.
But is this a world we really want to live in? Be careful before answering, as if everyone lived being focused on him or herself then their will be, undoubtedly, a negative effect on someone else, and that person may very well be you.
Do we not need moral and ethical guidance? Is political correctness really a good thing?
It is not!
In Canada we have a government and political leaders which are very focused on treating every person, no matter their religion, sexual preference, etc, as equals. However, Christianity and those who follow this belief are left behind...muzzled, if you will.
Every religion has the right to practice their faith whole heartedly anywhere and at any time, but Christians are told they can not. For instance, a Christian in government or school system or working in any public place can not say “Merry Christmas” or “Happy Easter”, because someone may get offended. But someone can wear their ceremonial dagger or wear a turban in the RCMP, which does offend some Canadians. Now please keep in mind, I am not writing this to attack anyone, or as a racial piece, I am writing this to bring light to the fact that Christians are being left behind and this is wrong, especially if Canada is supposed to be accepting and tolerant to all religions, beliefs and faiths. Remember, Canada was founded on the Christian faith.

I love learning about other religions and cultures, it interests me, and I certainly respect and love other cultures. I have learned so much during my travels around the world. But I am most curios as to why our government, which was founded on the word of God--(Canada was founded on Christian beliefs. Our National Motto on our Coat of Arms "A Mari Usque Ad Mare" (from sea to sea) was taken straight from Psalm 72:8. "He shall have dominion from sea to sea." By Sir Samuel Leonard Tilley in 1864; taken from: is attempting to muzzle Christians. Isn't it curios? Does it not make you wonder?
Just a quick hub as this came to my mind this morning.
Political correctness; it may sound good and right, but it isn't right to Christianity as it is the muzzle of Christianity. I will continue to speak the truth openly and honestly as the Bible states, and if something goes against the word of my God, then I will say so, as it is my right as a Canadian and as a Christian to do so. I do it, not to offend or hurt anyone, I don't do it to cause strife or an argument or even in or as protest, but I do it because it is my right and my belief to speak up when something goes against my beliefs and If other religions have that right, then so do I!


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    • thomasczech profile image

      thomasczech 6 years ago from Canada

      Thanks for the feedback. You are correct in your comment, It seems to be like this for Christians everywhere, which is unfortunate.

    • Cari Jean profile image

      Cari Jean 6 years ago from Bismarck, ND

      I agree with you - Political correctness is not good for Christianity - though it does seem to be good for every other religion and belief system. Due to political correctness my daughter can learn the true meanings of Hannukah and Kwanza in school but for Christmas she learns about Santa Clause - not the true meaning.

      Good hub, voted up.