Much like every other scenario we discussed on this blog, there’s a time to do both, and there is the time to do neither. Let’s get right into figuring out when the right time is for both.
G’ Day mates! Today we’re going to be discussing PC (politically correct) culture, which, in case you don’t know, is more important in today’s society than it ever was before. Being politically correct is the practice of omitting offensive slang from our speech, and what’s wrong with it? As mentioned before, being PC can be good, although it does naturally limit free speech, by design, as it becomes hard to express ideas when we can’t say certain words. A common example of when being politically correct can go wrong, is when you’re trying to say whether you love your spouse more or your parents (mom or dad). In the scenario, no matter what you say, you’re pretty much screwed due to PC. If you say you love your mom more, you can say goodbye to your marriage, however, if you say love your spouse more, it works the other way around. Either way, it is wrong for such a complicated, emotional, and heartbreaking decision on anyone. However, much like any major movement, there is in fact, a reason it exists. For example, 100 years ago, it was perfectly acceptable to say (and I’m just going to say it) the word nigger, out in public. Now, for obvious reasons, most people around the United States choose to omit this word from their vocabulary, and for good reason. That makes the question: when exactly is it okay to be and not be politically correct? Well, it just so happens that I have an answer:
It’s good to be PC when:
It’s bad to be PC when:
It’s Good to be Open when:
It’s Bad to be Open when:
The truth is there is a good time and a bad time for both. In groups who are PC all the time and groups who are never PC at all, it doesn’t matter which, both can be equally blown out of proportion, which is why I made this article, to help ya’ll out. Thanks everyone for reading, and, as always, make sure to leave a like, or a comment, if you felt informed. Want to share any tips, add to the article, or maybe even be “open”? You can do all those in the comments too! Anyway, thanks for reading!
PS: that’s all for today, but don’t forget I still have two other articles coming out tomorrow, so stay tuned!
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