Vin Suprynowicz: Discussing guns dubbed 'academic misconduct'

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The forces of political correctness once vowed that, should they ever take over, their free expression on all kinds of issues -- from gay rights to amnesty for illegals to space aliens inspiring the pyramids of ancient Egypt -- would no longer be censored. Read more
tomas

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#1 Jun 7, 2009
Yes, the politically "correct" people went to far. Now, they are seeing a backlash. Sadly, the "Multicultural Movement" was right about many issues, but like most zealots, they pushed too hard without being careful about language. First off, the MC Movement was a political movement, having little or nothing to do with culture. That is way, eventually, it became a "Diversity" movement. Movements are funny things: they are like the stock markets: up and down, but usually push ahead rather go backwards. Even though a liberal thinker, I always fought the more outlandish notions of the MC Movement, while supporting specifics.

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#2 Jun 7, 2009
tomas wrote:
Yes, the politically "correct" people went to far. Now, they are seeing a backlash. Sadly, the "Multicultural Movement" was right about many issues, but like most zealots, they pushed too hard without being careful about language. First off, the MC Movement was a political movement, having little or nothing to do with culture. That is way, eventually, it became a "Diversity" movement. Movements are funny things: they are like the stock markets: up and down, but usually push ahead rather go backwards. Even though a liberal thinker, I always fought the more outlandish notions of the MC Movement, while supporting specifics.
Multicultural and diversity?
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Whatever happened to the 'live and let live' movement?
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