Political Correctness Smothers Free Expression and Favors Protected Groups

Does any reasonable and rational human being think we are achieving some sort of progress by putting a list of approved words on a 3″ X 5″ index card, and if any words, expressions, or behaviors that do not appear on that card are used in public or become public, it will almost always result in a boisterous outcry from the media and the leftist race hustlers that lasts for days and weeks with calls for unjust punishment, public apologies, and banishment from the public sphere? In a truly free society people are allowed to voice their opinions and use certain words and phrases that may be offensive and in some cases extremely derogatory and hurtful. The idea that certain words and phrases have to be eradicated from the English language, is absolute nonsense and is just another example of how the overbearing and tyrannical State, coupled with the dishonest government media complex, is trying to control and regulate every aspect of our lives. The notion that criticism of religion, faith, ideas, and cultures is in some way off limits and should be discouraged is one of the reasons the society we live in is becoming dumbed down and intellectually inferior. The State and its minions have made it clear that viewing issues and ideas through a subjective lens, is the only approved way to understand the world we occupy and experience. We need to be able to criticize culture and religion since they often represent behaviors that are illogical, immorally abhorrent, and are not immutable. It is an integral part of critical thinking and philosophy to be able to examine and make remarks about people’s culture, faith, religion, and ideas. A free society must put criticism of cultural norms and practices on a pedestal and protect it from the tyrannies of political correctness, for this is how we spread knowledge and truth, through deep examination and discussion. I think making comments about race and ethnicity just based on a person’s skin color or the way they look is an example of profound ignorance. On the other hand, if people of a certain race or ethnic group form and adhere to a political and socioeconomic ideology or partake in certain destructive behaviors that can be exhibited on a regular basis, and these ideas or behaviors are ultimately having a negative affect on other people of the same race and other members of society that are not part of that racial minority or ethnic group, then this should warrant a fair minded examination. A culture that feeds off of political correctness and double standards that protect specific groups, coupled with racial fomentation and tyrannical control over free expression deserves some intellectual and reason based criticism.
People should be allowed to be racist and say whatever they want to say and say it wherever they want to say it as long as it’s not on private property with owners that disapprove. People have the freedom not to associate with simple-minded racists and racists and bigots have the right to free speech and to not associate with people they do not want to be around, even though the reasoning of a racist is unfounded and idiotic. A free society is based largely on free association, private property, and the non aggression principle. This is why political correctness is intellectual tyranny and has no place in a free society. Offensive language can not be regulated it does not violate a person’s physical well being or their private property. It is free expression and as long as it is said on private property where these sentiments are approved, who is the word police to stop them?
There is a very obvious and pronounced double standard that exists in this country today and its purpose is to protect a specific class of people that suffered injustice in the past and it comes at the expense of another group of people who had nothing to do with that injustice, there only crime was to be born the same color as the groups of white bigots that lived in America, mostly in the Southern States, during the atrocious periods of slavery and Jim Crow. Most white people living in America today do not judge people based on their race but on their character and values, are there racists living in America today? Yes, absolutely no question, but racism comes from all creeds, races, and ethnicities. The theory that only whites can be racist is complete garbage and is a dishonest assertion on every level. If we study slavery, we must look at the complete history of slavery and not omit the fact that there was an Irish slave trade and there was also the Sub-Saharan slave trade that did not only affect blacks but involved the trade of whites and other nationalities and ethnicities as well. The institution of slavery can be attributed to racism on many different scales, however, economics also plays a large role in the establishment of this evil system. The youth that are being indoctrinated and brainwashed in government schools have never learned that there were black slave owners in America in the 19th century as well, of course not as prevalent as white plantation owners, but it did exist nonetheless and fails to get mentioned since it does not fit into the agenda of white guilt and demonization of white males living in 21st century America.
I personally do not suffer with any white guilt, despite the fact that I have to endure constant messaging and arguments from the left on how white males are racist. If you do not agree with black authority figures, especially in government, you are racist, if you say you prefer hockey over basketball you are racist, if you do not want to drive through a dangerous neighborhood you are racist, if you are an opponent of Obamacare you are a racist, if you question the morals or criminal behavior of a person who happens to be black or of another race other than white you are racist and the list goes on and on. I treat people based on their kindness, values, and moral principles. I do not treat an individual different if they are of a different race, ethnicity, or sexual orientation but I do criticize ideas and political sentiments that directly target the present generation of whites living in America for something they did not do and for which the real perpetrators of coercive racist acts need to be condemned. Again the double standards are blatant. What would happen if we had WET instead of BET, or The White Congressional Caucus, or fraternities on campus that openly labeled themselves as white fraternities, or why is it acceptable for black tv personalities to say something negative about whites but since it’s in a light and comical fashion, they get a chuckle out of the audience that has been shamed and programmed into this guilt, and it’s perfectly fine for rappers and other blacks to call each other the “N” word, which is supposedly the most hurtful and mean spirited word you can say, but if a white person even thinks of uttering that word, there will be public outrage and possibly a race riot. The word is offensive and derogatory and I do not think it is appropriate for any race to say it in any context, but at the end of the day, it is still a word and people have the right to use it in a free society without being bludgeoned to death by the political correctness Gestapo. It’s despicable when a society has protected groups that get catered to and until we start looking at the fact that we have a society where all types of people are responsible for racism and bigotry we will not be able to advance as a civilization. When we can have a discussion about why affirmative action is wrong and why voting for a political candidate because he is black has strong racial implications, without being labeled a racist, then we can start to have a more open and intelligent dialogue about these topics. The government and the media create this divide, they have to demagogue the issue incessantly since that is how they got where they are and how they make their living. The race hustlers in this country like Sharpton and Jackson have to manufacture racism to line their pockets and keep their power. They do not care about black people, they use them and treat them like trash to gain status in far left social circles and to be given platforms to spread their hateful rhetoric. It was the Democrats and The State Leviathan that supported slavery and segregation in America and now they pretend they are for civil rights. How can Democrats be for black people when their expectations of them are so low and they treat them in such a condescending manner. They want to keep them dependent on government through subsidies and false promises to keep their political clout in tact. They believe that they can not survive with out government handouts. This is extremely demeaning, nefarious and sinister and the sooner people realize this is an attempt by government to control a class of people disguised with a veneer of benevolence the better we will be as people. Humanity has to stand together against what central governments and their media cronies are trying to do, and that is divide and conquer. We must respect people as individuals and for their values and also be free to say what we want and associate with who we want without the threat of disproportionate and unfair punishments.
The owner of the L.A. Clippers, Donald Sterling, was recently in the news for allegedly making racist comments. This guy has employed black NBA players for over 30 years and pays them quite well. He also has a biracial girlfriend who is part black and who he buys lavish gifts and treats like a princess. This does not sound like the grand wizard of the KKK. His remarks may be in response to jealously and they are of course quite ignorant and inappropriate but race mongers like Spike Lee and Melissa Harris Perry will have you think this man is a plantation owner and should be punished to the highest degree possible. The players who are hurt on his team should call him up or confront him and ask for a further explanation. They should explain that his comments were hurtful. If he stands by what he says and does not offer an apology then they should play elsewhere once their contracts are up. People have a right to express their thoughts and opinions no matter how insensitive or hateful they may be. The bird brains on ESPN and other news networks are calling for monetary punishments and excommunication from the league. This is just absurd. We could not even get an apology from Al Sharpton and his supporters after the Duke lacrosse team hoax. People should not be publicly chastised and made out to be the dregs of humanity for making unkind comments, especially in the privacy of their home or other private setting. People need to vote with their feet and their money and if this guy’s remarks upset you, do not buy his product. The idea that every time a person makes a disparaging remark about race or some other unalterable characteristic and it must be dealt with ferociously and tyrannically, is not rational at all and has no place in a free society.

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