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Old 06-15-2007, 08:22 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Do We Really Need Political Correctness In Our Lives?

With Michael Richards being forced to fork over one million dollars per word (totaling six mil), I'm becoming worried. I saw another news item last year on CNN concerning a football player who made an "obscene hand gesture" - he's being forced to drop to his knees and beg for forgiveness. Attempts are in action to ban use of the word altogether (starts with N...) - how would this be enforced? personally, I don't care because I never use the word anyway - but what if somebody else finds another word I DO use to be offensive, and adds that to the list? Also consider the recent expansion of the the profanity umbrella which now considers "crap" unsuitable for network television. People are suing each other over verbal OFFENSE! we're one step shy of installing voice-recognition devices on walls that dispense tickets. Yet another Demolition Man prediction to become true!

The fact is that our society is on the slippery slope folks. One thing after another is getting banned in the name of security, political correctness and the general wussification of modern man. We've become drunk on government. We're so pathetic we don't even have the will to be personally responsible for our wellfare, and so we willingly hand over to the government all of life's important decisions -- health care, retirement, education, security. The only real "decisions" we care about are periphery -- which cable package to choose, which color car to pick, or what song to download to the I-Pod.

We need the government to tell us what we can and cannot say.
We need the government to tell us what we can and cannot eat.
We need the government to take care of our medical bills.
We need the government to keep us safe and secure.
We need the government to decide what our kids will learn in school.


And more and more we become a slave to government control. One day we were forced to eat the same food, listen to the same music, and we may live in a Orwellian state. Our world is being turned into a "Terra Alpha" state(If you watch Doctor Who, you'll know what i mean)

And i don't want to get to the world of film, but:

Remember the days when cursing was an active part of a movie?

Example: Demolition Man. Wonderful Sylvester Stallone and Wesley Snipes action movie.

Sylvester Stallone played a rough cop who was accused of causing death to 30 civilians, and was frozen. 35 Years later, he was brought back to live in a world were everything was forbidden:

Salt is not good for you, hence illegal.
Meat is not good for you, hence illegal.
Smoking is not got for you, hence illegal.
Sex causes disease, hence it's illegal.
Kissing is illegal.

And they had those funny little automats that gave you a ticket when you cursed.

Cursing was seen as a crime.

I think we live in this world now. At least we are heading straight into that direction.
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Old 06-15-2007, 10:15 AM   #2 (permalink)
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i agree, but that makes me racist dont ya know....


just ask....


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Old 06-15-2007, 10:38 AM   #3 (permalink)
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i agree, but that makes me racist dont ya know....


just ask....


the unrivaled king of what is acceptable and what is forbidden..


the great.


reverend al!

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fuck being PC...fuck all sharpton....

all blacks are criminals.
all jews horde the gold and have a claw.
all mexicans smell funny.
all whiteys are racist assholes.
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Old 06-15-2007, 03:42 PM   #4 (permalink)
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fuck.fuck.fuck.fuck. fuck.fuck.fuck.fuck. fuck.fuck.fuck.fuck.
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Old 06-21-2007, 09:27 PM   #5 (permalink)
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oh political corectness how i loathe thee.
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Old 06-21-2007, 10:26 PM   #6 (permalink)
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It is sort of sticky. Because I can't imagine, for example, a work environment being very productive if co-workers are given absolute freedom of speech. I'd love to tell my boss to STFU honkey but that's "inappropriate" and I, for some reason, agree that it should be. Also I believe political correctness should hold sway in politics. Laws can't be written with and/or based on racial stereotypes and slurs or inapporpriate language.
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Old 06-24-2007, 01:10 PM   #7 (permalink)
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It is sort of sticky. Because I can't imagine, for example, a work environment being very productive if co-workers are given absolute freedom of speech. I'd love to tell my boss to STFU honkey but that's "inappropriate" and I, for some reason, agree that it should be. Also I believe political correctness should hold sway in politics. Laws can't be written with and/or based on racial stereotypes and slurs or inapporpriate language.
Businesses set their own standards for what can be said and done at their
facilities. This is not the government's place to decide.But seriously making it
illegal to say the word nigger ( see, I said it- the whole word!) goes against
everything this country stands for.And of course I would laugh if they tried
to outlaw other phrases like cracker,wetback,kike , etc. Suffer social consequences form saying those words in the wrong crowd? sure that's
fine.But making words illegal is both unwarranted and dangerous.

Political correctness is killing the U.S. and other countries.People suing because they heard a certain word uttered? Are you friggin kidding
me????
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