Political Correctness Produces Petulant People

I think political correctness has been tolerated for decades by most people because they saw it as a petty annoyance.  But I think the tide is turning against it. There is always a degree of nonsense that an individual is willing to put up with because the cost of dealing with it isn’t worth the effort. But there is a limit, and each individual decides what his level of tolerance is. Once enough individuals decide they aren’t putting up with it anymore, look out. I think the unapologetic political incorrectness of Donald Trump has bolstered the confidence of many individuals to fight back. The GOP outsiders running for president have all taken shots at the gate keepers of political correctness, aka the main stream media. When individuals on the margin see enough people getting praised and not destroyed for fighting back, they will jump in the fray because the new cost of fighting isn’t as high as it was. When thinking about political correctness everyone should remember these two things 1) nobody has a right to not be offended and 2) another persons free speech stops at your ear. Or as my mother told me, sticks and stones may break my bones but names will never hurt me. When you shelter children from reality, you produce unrealistic children.

Here is an article titled, Yale University Students In Uproar Over Halloween Costumes. The student in the video is acting like a child. And we all know it is impossible to reason with a child. Children want their bottles NOW!

There is also a video of Bill Mahr talking about how political correctness is even ruining Halloween, which he says is the only day, out of 365 days a year, we are allowed to be politically incorrect.

Professor Gives Non PC Greeting To His Classes.

Criminology professor Mike Adams, of UNC Wilmington, takes dead aim at political correctness in this speech given to all his classes. This is music to my ears.

“Welcome back to class, students! I am Mike Adams your criminology professor here at UNC-Wilmington. Before we get started with the course I need to address an issue that is causing problems here at UNCW and in higher education all across the country. I am talking about the growing minority of students who believe they have a right to be free from being offended. If we don’t reverse this dangerous trend in our society there will soon be a majority of young people who will need to walk around in plastic bubble suits to protect them in the event that they come into contact with a dissenting viewpoint. That mentality is unworthy of an American. It’s hardly worthy of a Frenchman.”

“Let’s get something straight right now. You have no right to be unoffended. You have a right to be offended with regularity. It is the price you pay for living in a free society. If you don’t understand that you are confused and dangerously so. In part, I blame your high school teachers for failing to teach you basic civics before you got your diploma. Most of you went to the public high schools, which are a disaster. Don’t tell me that offended you. I went to a public high school.”

“Of course, your high school might not be the problem. It is entirely possible that the main reason why so many of you are confused about free speech is that piece of paper hanging on the wall right over there. Please turn your attention to that ridiculous document that is framed and hanging by the door. In fact, take a few minutes to read it before you leave class today. It is our campus speech code. It specifically says that there is a requirement that everyone must only engage in discourse that is “respectful.” That assertion is as ludicrous as it is illegal. I plan to have that thing ripped down from every classroom on campus before I retire.

“One of my grandfathers served in World War I. My step-grandfather served in World War II. My sixth great grandfather enlisted in the American Revolution when he was only thirteen. These great men did not fight so we could simply relinquish our rights to the enemy within our borders. That enemy is the Marxists who run our public universities. If you are a Marxist and I just offended you, well, that’s tough. I guess they don’t make communists like they used to.

“Unbelievably, a student once complained to the Department chairwoman that my mention of God and a Creator was a violation of Separation of Church and State. Let me be as clear as I possibly can: If any of you actually think that my decision to paraphrase the Declaration of Independence in the course syllabus is unconstitutional then you suffer from severe intellectual hernia.”

“Indeed, it takes hard work to become stupid enough to think the Declaration of Independence is unconstitutional. If you agree with the student who made that complaint then you are probably just an anti-religious zealot. Therefore, I am going to ask you to do exactly three things and do them in the exact order that I specify.”

“First, get out of my class. You can fill out the drop slip over at James Hall. Just tell them you don’t believe in true diversity and you want to be surrounded by people who agree with your twisted interpretation of the Constitution simply because they are the kind of people who will protect you from having your beliefs challenged or your feelings hurt.”

“Second, withdraw from the university. If you find that you are actually relieved because you will no longer be in a class where your beliefs might be challenged then you aren’t ready for college. Go get a job building houses so you can work with some illegal aliens who will help you gain a better appreciation of what this country has to offer.”

“Finally, if this doesn’t work then I would simply ask you to get the hell out of the country. The ever-growing thinned-skinned minority you have joined is simply ruining life in this once-great nation. Please move to some place like Cuba where you can enjoy the company of communists and get excellent health care. Just hop on a leaky boat and start paddling your way towards utopia. You will not be missed.”


More About Professor Adams.

Professor Adams won a seven year legal battle against his administration when they denied him a promotion based on his Christian views. In this article, UNC’s Mike Adams Is Back, Trolling Abortion Activists Who Suppress Free Speech, he has some fun at the free speech haters expense. If you want to laugh just read the article, it’s a classic.

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