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PC Culture and the Censorship of Genuine Social Commentary

Sunday, November 20, 2016 23:35
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November 21st, 2016

By Wes Annac

Guest writer for Wake Up World

Political correctness: A doctrine of language control based on the proposition that it is entirely possible to pick up a turd by the clean end.


In the last few years, there’s been an effort to eliminate from society any form of social commentary, including comedic, considered offensive to certain people or groups. The driving force behind this is the political correctness (PC) movement. At first glance this movement seems like the result of an increasing number of people desiring to leave behind the cruel and ignorant attitudes pervasive here in the U.S. throughout its history. However, it has evolved over time into a form of self-righteous censorship, often aimed at people who see our world for what it is, and think we should all lighten up.

We Need to Laugh at Ourselves

I don’t refer to the conservative pundit who spouts ignorant, hateful nonsense while complaining about the censorship imposed by PC culture. I refer primarily to comedians and TV writers who push society’s buttons and boundaries, because they don’t see a reason to take all of this so seriously. They bring to the table the perspective that if we can’t laugh at this madness we call life, we will fail. They cross barriers in the boldest and most offensive ways, because they know these barriers are the flimsy, unnecessary results of a world that takes itself too seriously and has forgotten how to laugh.


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