Talk:Political correctness

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A page about Political Correctness, or about Conservatives?[edit]

The intro text on this page seems to be all about the conservative view on political correctness rather than on the term itself. Political correctness should be (in my opinion) defined as any school of thought that triggers somebody to self-censor what they say. Yes, censoring the word "fuck" on television should be considered political correctness, as well as i.e. saying african american instead of black.

And by the way, why is the word "fuck" censored on this page as well, using the term "f-word" instead? — Unsigned, by: 98.165.73.70 / talk / contribs

'Racist'... instead of Islamophobic?[edit]

This raises an interesting point: how is Islamophobia compared to - say - anti-Semitism? You could argue that the vast majority of anti-Semites are against Jewish people, as opposed to Judaism itself, but for Islam it would be probably different, as notable Islamophobes frequently appear to be opposed to Islam as a religion. (I've heard people refer to Islam as a 'death cult'). In this case, the issue of anti-Semites is 'it's the jews they control everything etc. etc.' but with Islamophobia and the rise of radical terrorism, people's issue seems to be 'it's their religion, making them blow themselves up'. And of course, this could be based on racism, but not to the levels of general anti-immigrant craziness. Synthetix (talk) 05:26, 4 May 2018 (UTC)

Sarcasm?[edit]

Is the last section (“cure”) supposed to be sarcastic?, because if it is it needs to be said. (173.80.160.51 (talk) 17:09, 5 June 2018 (UTC))

It is sarcasm (as if the change in tone didn't make that blindingly obvious). ☭Comrade GC☭Ministry of Praise 17:13, 5 June 2018 (UTC)
I was just making sure, since some things in the article seemed like it might not be. (173.80.160.51 (talk) 17:25, 5 June 2018 (UTC))

Really bias article here[edit]

Both sides of the story. Yes some conservatives abuse the term, but some alt-left liberals abuse the term as well. Give both point of views cheers. — Unsigned, by: 94.13.10.223 / talk

Or, bear with me here, one side could just be plain wrong. And if their arguments can't stand on their own merits, why the everloving fuck should we prop the stupid things up? ☭Comrade GC☭Ministry of Praise 00:37, 2 January 2019 (UTC)

How to respond to these arguments?[edit]

Every so often I like to try and penetrate a echo chamber. This time I came across this video, can someone point out any logical fallacies? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PQszXIck8Ek Commie Lib (talk) 02:42, 10 January 2019 (UTC)