Re: Political Correctness
Oct 18, 1996 07:19 PM
by Bart Lidofsky
> On Fri, 18 Oct 1996, Bart Lidofsky wrote:
> > JRC wrote:
> > >
> > > On Tue, 15 Oct 1996, Bart Lidofsky wrote:
> > > >
> > > > Hey, if someone who claims to be dedicated to the truth wants to force
> > > > lies down the throats of the rest of us, that's their privilege. But I
> > > > reserve the right to point out their unequivocal equivocation (have fun
> > > > with your dictionary!).
> > > >
> > > > Bart Lidofsky
> > > >
> > > By all means do ... but so far all we've seen from you is a completely
> > > unsupported normative statement that appears to represent little other
> > > than a completely crystallized piece of childish defensiveness hatched by
> > > a mind with absolutely no openness to any idea other than the one he's
> > > concluded is the only correct one. We've had many a soul come on to this
> > > list, sit on a throne, and speak to it as though they know the truth - not
> > > speaking to equals with the intent to persuade, but as down to children
> > > .. ooooohhhhhh are you gonna be *fun* to play with.
> > In other words, if logic doesn't work, call the poster names.
> Read your post - the one I was responding to - *that* is what you call
> "logic"? Saying anyone who holds a particular position is someone who is
> "shoving lies down everyone's throat"? Gee ... that's a definition of
> "logic" that my dictionary apparently missed.
"Political Correctness" is, BY DEFINITION, determining truth by
political expedience rather than objective reality. Sometimes, the same
results are reached. Often, they are not. But they are ALWAYS tainted.
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