PC language is a tool to unravel our social fabric

PC language is a tool to unravel our social fabric, by Kevin Donnelly.

Political correctness is an insidious and poisonous form of groupthink and language control dedicated to forcing a radical cultural-left ideology on schools, universities, media, church and families. …

Defend Western civilisation, and you are a “racist and a “white supremacist”; argue marriage involves a woman and a man generally for the purpose of procreation, and you are “heteronormative” and “homophobic”; suggest not all men are violent and women can be feminine, and you are guilty of “toxic masculinity” and of being “sexist”.

Such is the dominance of PC language that Qantas staff members are instructed that descriptions such as “mum and dad” and pronouns such as “she and he”, “him and her” are no longer acceptable because they might off­end LGBTIQ+ people.

The plus sign is now mandatory on the basis that gender and sexuality are fluid and limitless and it’s impossible to know what might be coming next. …

PC is not being polite, it’s Marxism:

For those arguing political correctness is simply about being civil and polite, look no further than its ori­gins and motivating force. Academics including Max Hork­heimer, Theodor W. Adorno, Erich Fromm and Herbert Marcuse associated with the Frankfurt School established in Germany during the 1920s realised that workers in the West would never rebel. As British Conservative politician Michael Gove explains in his book Celsius 7/7: “The thinkers of the Frankfurt School revised Marxism as primarily a cultural rather than an economic movement. In place of anger at traditional capitalism, scorn was directed at the reigning values of the West.”

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