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  -What do you think of Political Correctness on DU? Elrond Hubbard  Nov-02-07 09:10 PM   #0 
  - What, I can only vote for one?  The Straight Story   Nov-02-07 09:12 PM   #1 
  - I would let you vote for all of them, if i could.  Elrond Hubbard   Nov-02-07 09:12 PM   #2 
     - I have never seen Skinner, therefore he does not exist  The Straight Story   Nov-02-07 09:14 PM   #4 
     - Skinner is an invention of Dick Cheney and Karl Rove  Elrond Hubbard   Nov-02-07 09:17 PM   #12 
        - I heard he was born in a mental institution.  Heaven and Earth   Nov-02-07 09:32 PM   #28 
     - The admins might be good  Generator   Nov-02-07 09:18 PM   #14 
  - What does "political correctness" mean?  John Q. Citizen   Nov-02-07 09:13 PM   #3 
  - To some: Insuring you offend no one at all in anything you say or do  The Straight Story   Nov-02-07 09:15 PM   #5 
  - As somebody once told me (in irony),  HypnoToad   Nov-03-07 05:48 AM   #125 
  - by political corectness in this case i mean  Elrond Hubbard   Nov-02-07 09:16 PM   #10 
  - And you are asking about THAT in GD?  sfexpat2000   Nov-02-07 09:39 PM   #36 
     - glutton for punishment, what can i say?  Elrond Hubbard   Nov-02-07 09:40 PM   #37 
        - You're a clearer man than I am, Mr. Hubbard.  sfexpat2000   Nov-02-07 10:01 PM   #48 
           - i am totally clear. so clear i can fire psi bolts with my mind.  Elrond Hubbard   Nov-02-07 10:07 PM   #53 
  - It's fungible  annabanana   Nov-02-07 09:17 PM   #11 
  - Whatever you want it to mean!  Moochy   Nov-02-07 09:24 PM   #20 
  - I think the term "politically correct" has jumped the shark and lost its meaning  Pushed To The Left   Nov-02-07 10:10 PM   #57 
  - I agree with this post.  Elrond Hubbard   Nov-02-07 10:24 PM   #65 
  - Seconded  Prophet 451   Nov-02-07 10:49 PM   #89 
  - Good point  maximusveritas   Nov-03-07 10:34 AM   #137 
  - "I Blow With the Wind, and the Prevailing Wind Comes from Vischy"  Crisco   Nov-03-07 08:22 PM   #156 
  - If you are like some males, everything a woman says about sexist language.  CTyankee   Nov-03-07 08:30 PM   #159 
  - What does "think" mean?  A-Schwarzenegger   Nov-02-07 09:15 PM   #6 
  - Let me think about that and get back to you  The Straight Story   Nov-02-07 09:16 PM   #9 
  - What does 'DU' mean?  Elrond Hubbard   Nov-02-07 09:15 PM   #7 
  - Depressed Underground  The Straight Story   Nov-02-07 09:28 PM   #22 
  - 'Democrats Unsatisfied'  Elrond Hubbard   Nov-02-07 09:30 PM   #26 
  - You Nailed It...for what's going on lately...although there are a few  KoKo01   Nov-03-07 08:55 PM   #161 
  - Depleted Uranium (DU)  bridgit   Nov-02-07 11:38 PM   #107 
     - That would explain  spoony   Nov-03-07 11:31 AM   #143 
  - Other: I think the term "political correctness" itself is a problem.  blonndee   Nov-02-07 09:16 PM   #8 
  - AMEN blonndee.....  marmar   Nov-02-07 09:18 PM   #15 
  - After all, they should be able to say whatever they'd like.  JulieRB   Nov-02-07 09:35 PM   #32 
  - I don't like the term either.  Elrond Hubbard   Nov-02-07 09:18 PM   #16 
  - If you don't like the term, then why do you use it?  Telly Savalas   Nov-02-07 09:48 PM   #43 
     - because i use it to refer to a kind of mindset...  Elrond Hubbard   Nov-02-07 09:55 PM   #44 
  - agreed  idgiehkt   Nov-02-07 09:22 PM   #19 
  - Excellent summary  lwfern   Nov-02-07 09:58 PM   #47 
  - Straight? White? Male? Overweight? Smoker? Christian?  TahitiNut   Nov-04-07 06:35 PM   #171 
  - .  fishwax   Nov-02-07 10:39 PM   #77 
  - Yes  SarahBelle   Nov-03-07 09:36 AM   #132 
  - That's what I think, too. The term really means  sfexpat2000   Nov-03-07 10:36 AM   #138 
  - Most people are well behaved with everything but religion.  Bleachers7   Nov-02-07 09:18 PM   #13 
  - Well, this thread is going to be big  The Straight Story   Nov-02-07 09:19 PM   #17 
  - having gone more than a few rounds in Religion/Theology...  Elrond Hubbard   Nov-02-07 09:22 PM   #18 
  - Don't even get me started....  The Straight Story   Nov-02-07 09:26 PM   #21 
  - i was giving what would be considered the 'kind' answer.  Elrond Hubbard   Nov-02-07 09:29 PM   #23 
  - I don't think I agree with that  turtlensue   Nov-02-07 09:33 PM   #31 
     - i never said you do.  Elrond Hubbard   Nov-02-07 09:36 PM   #34 
        - I agree it is , but there are an AWFUL lot of atheists here  turtlensue   Nov-02-07 09:42 PM   #38 
           - there's a fine line between criticism and outright insulting.  Elrond Hubbard   Nov-02-07 09:45 PM   #41 
           - oh, and furthermore..  Elrond Hubbard   Nov-02-07 09:48 PM   #42 
              - I agree  turtlensue   Nov-02-07 10:02 PM   #49 
                 - thank you for understanding.  Elrond Hubbard   Nov-02-07 10:06 PM   #51 
  - Scrutiny? Sounds like fun!  Heaven and Earth   Nov-02-07 09:30 PM   #25 
  - Perhaps the poster means post like this:  The Straight Story   Nov-02-07 09:44 PM   #40 
     - Can you expand upon that?  Heaven and Earth   Nov-02-07 09:57 PM   #45 
     - I would say  The Straight Story   Nov-02-07 10:08 PM   #56 
     - I see.  Heaven and Earth   Nov-02-07 10:12 PM   #59 
        - Why would they need to? (nt)  The Straight Story   Nov-02-07 10:14 PM   #61 
           - Because, otherwise, members of an overprivileged group could  Heaven and Earth   Nov-02-07 10:17 PM   #63 
              - Why can't people do both if both groups are wrong anyway?  The Straight Story   Nov-02-07 10:25 PM   #66 
                 - I'll give you an example.  Heaven and Earth   Nov-02-07 10:37 PM   #76 
                    - Excessive self pity?  The Straight Story   Nov-02-07 10:44 PM   #80 
                    - That's the price of privilege.  Heaven and Earth   Nov-02-07 10:53 PM   #92 
                    - Excessive self-pity?  Elrond Hubbard   Nov-02-07 10:48 PM   #84 
                       - No, but it does mean that Christians probably shouldn't feel it unjust  Heaven and Earth   Nov-02-07 11:06 PM   #99 
                          - i always find it amusing when white christian males whine about being 'oppressed'  Elrond Hubbard   Nov-02-07 11:12 PM   #100 
                             - I had about as much privilege as you can get in this country  Heaven and Earth   Nov-02-07 11:25 PM   #104 
     - I think the point is more that...  DuStrange   Nov-02-07 10:22 PM   #64 
        - Well said, and I have started the war already - Hell I started it on Halloween  The Straight Story   Nov-02-07 10:29 PM   #69 
        - It's a war on many fronts...  DuStrange   Nov-02-07 10:48 PM   #85 
        - Seems like that should be par for the course for Christianity  Heaven and Earth   Nov-02-07 10:32 PM   #72 
           - So if you believe that - what is the beam in your own eye?  The Straight Story   Nov-02-07 10:35 PM   #74 
           - I'm not a Christian.  Heaven and Earth   Nov-02-07 10:39 PM   #78 
              - Because:  The Straight Story   Nov-02-07 10:49 PM   #88 
           - From a Christian perspective, I suppose it's okay.  DuStrange   Nov-02-07 10:44 PM   #81 
     - Okay lets play  turtlensue   Nov-02-07 09:58 PM   #46 
     - thank you for posting that.  Elrond Hubbard   Nov-02-07 10:05 PM   #50 
     - So basically, you are agreeing with me  The Straight Story   Nov-02-07 10:13 PM   #60 
        - In the sense that there are SOME atheist jerks  turtlensue   Nov-02-07 10:16 PM   #62 
           - And I am there with you, and let me be the first to say  The Straight Story   Nov-02-07 10:34 PM   #73 
     - Religion is a waste of a perfectly good argument for humanity. nt  Labors of Hercules   Nov-03-07 09:48 AM   #133 
  - My group rules. The other group is teh suxxorz. The sign of an impartial mind with a good grip on  Random_Australian   Nov-03-07 12:39 AM   #121 
     - I completely totally agree, except just the opposite.  A-Schwarzenegger   Nov-03-07 02:06 AM   #122 
  - I have gone out of my way to not offend people here.  Tandalayo_Scheisskopf   Nov-02-07 09:30 PM   #24 
  - me too!! and you're right, some people are offended which ever way the wind blows...  bridgit   Nov-02-07 11:22 PM   #102 
  - Being civil to people  tkmorris   Nov-02-07 09:30 PM   #27 
  - The use of the phrase "political correctness" is a red flag to me and many others - it generally  kath   Nov-02-07 09:32 PM   #29 
  - i use the phrase, but i think of it as...  Elrond Hubbard   Nov-02-07 09:42 PM   #39 
  - Then why on earth would you use such a dreadful RW phrase?  Bluebear   Nov-02-07 10:27 PM   #68 
     - Read 'Pushed to the Left's' post above.  Elrond Hubbard   Nov-02-07 10:31 PM   #71 
  - You said it.  Bluebear   Nov-02-07 10:26 PM   #67 
  - Bingo  terrya   Nov-03-07 08:41 AM   #128 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-02-07 09:33 PM   #30 
  - Bunch 'o crybabies, lately. n/t  utopiansecretagent   Nov-02-07 09:36 PM   #33 
  - Yeah -- those pesky people who have problems with bigotry  LostinVA   Nov-02-07 10:07 PM   #54 
     - No. But those pesky people who think that 'crybaby' automatically refers to them  utopiansecretagent   Nov-02-07 10:49 PM   #86 
     - ding! bigotry is offensive, though by no means the only offense in America 2007...  bridgit   Nov-02-07 11:25 PM   #105 
     - Stop oppressing bigots!  Der Blaue Engel   Nov-03-07 12:20 AM   #118 
        - I know, I know...  LostinVA   Nov-03-07 08:59 AM   #129 
  - "Be polite, be professional. Be prepared to kill." - Lt. Col. John Nagl...  bridgit   Nov-02-07 09:39 PM   #35 
  - The term "politically correct" is a RW meme  LostinVA   Nov-02-07 10:06 PM   #52 
  - i'm not sure where it came from...  Elrond Hubbard   Nov-02-07 10:08 PM   #55 
  - The Wikipedia article is instructive  Lydia Leftcoast   Nov-02-07 11:28 PM   #106 
  - Actually, it was originally a left wing meme  eridani   Nov-03-07 04:41 AM   #124 
     - You are right that it started in the1930s,  tomg   Nov-03-07 12:07 PM   #145 
  - I am starting to think that is a meme in and of itself  The Straight Story   Nov-02-07 10:37 PM   #75 
  - Whatever  LostinVA   Nov-03-07 09:02 AM   #130 
     - As usual, a comment and no argument.  The Straight Story   Nov-03-07 10:48 AM   #142 
  - Bingo  baldguy   Nov-04-07 06:30 PM   #169 
  - PC: a term used to describe language seen as seeking to MINIMIZE OFFENSE to cultural/racial groups  Bluebear   Nov-02-07 10:11 PM   #58 
  - Well, it depends on how it's done and what it seeks to accomplish.  Elrond Hubbard   Nov-02-07 10:30 PM   #70 
  - And what kind of people are "seeking things to be offended by"?  Bluebear   Nov-02-07 10:46 PM   #83 
     - what kind of people?  Elrond Hubbard   Nov-02-07 10:49 PM   #87 
        - I believe "PC" is not used for just an "individual", ever, without some other qualifier.  Bluebear   Nov-02-07 10:51 PM   #90 
           - what do you mean?  Elrond Hubbard   Nov-02-07 10:55 PM   #94 
              - "Too PC" usually is some complaint by someone who makes a bigoted statement  Bluebear   Nov-02-07 11:00 PM   #95 
                 - ah, i see. yeah, on the radio this week they (being local morning guys 'Coop and Tobin')  Elrond Hubbard   Nov-02-07 11:06 PM   #98 
  - To An Extent, "Some Commentators" Are Correct  Crisco   Nov-03-07 08:25 PM   #157 
  - how can it go to far?  orangepeel68   Nov-02-07 10:42 PM   #79 
  - telling other what to do or think on du goes into the 'too far' category.  Elrond Hubbard   Nov-02-07 10:46 PM   #82 
     - don't forget the douchebag thread  kagehime   Nov-02-07 10:51 PM   #91 
        - EX-FUCKING-ACTLY.  Elrond Hubbard   Nov-02-07 10:54 PM   #93 
  - Other: The very category "political correctness" is right wing bullshit  alcibiades_mystery   Nov-02-07 11:01 PM   #96 
  - excuse me, are you calling me dumb?  Elrond Hubbard   Nov-02-07 11:04 PM   #97 
     - That DOES seem offensive, and inconsiderate of your feelings,  BullGooseLoony   Nov-02-07 11:20 PM   #101 
  - "Political correctness" is a right-wing distortion of a left-wing concept  Lydia Leftcoast   Nov-02-07 11:25 PM   #103 
  - Yes. Political correctness is a complete phantom issue originating in RW talking points.  JackRiddler   Nov-02-07 11:41 PM   #108 
  - Thanks for calling my poll bullshit.  Elrond Hubbard   Nov-02-07 11:51 PM   #111 
  - This is an Internet discussion board.  JackRiddler   Nov-03-07 12:08 AM   #115 
     - Hmm  Elrond Hubbard   Nov-03-07 12:12 AM   #116 
  - I think it's a damn good poll.  HypnoToad   Nov-03-07 05:54 AM   #126 
     - Oh, I'm not taking anything as an insult.  JackRiddler   Nov-03-07 08:40 AM   #127 
  - WHO are these people voting "it's gone too far"?  Bluebear   Nov-02-07 11:44 PM   #109 
  - The ones who are miffed that they're not supposed to make racist and sexist comments  Lydia Leftcoast   Nov-02-07 11:49 PM   #110 
  - Thank you  Der Blaue Engel   Nov-03-07 12:06 AM   #113 
     - i will *not* tolerate a certain nasty word that is used to refer to homosexuals that begins with 'f'  Elrond Hubbard   Nov-03-07 12:14 AM   #117 
        - What's wrong with "fabulous"?  Der Blaue Engel   Nov-03-07 12:26 AM   #119 
           - heh-heh, dat'z phunny...  bridgit   Nov-03-07 12:27 AM   #120 
  - "OTHER' . . . I need a definition of what you consider Political Correctness ----  defendandprotect   Nov-03-07 12:05 AM   #112 
  - We have a lot of liberal fascists on DU. I fear them as much as I do right wing fascists.  Mountainman   Nov-03-07 12:07 AM   #114 
  - 63% say there's too much  upi402   Nov-03-07 02:09 AM   #123 
  - I'm all for it...  rucky   Nov-03-07 09:09 AM   #131 
  - I''d like to say I'm astonished at the results  BuffyTheFundieSlayer   Nov-03-07 10:08 AM   #134 
  - Simply put, a lot people here actively look for something to be offended by  socordsx   Nov-03-07 10:14 AM   #135 
  - they said the burger king ad was a pro torture message?  Elrond Hubbard   Nov-03-07 10:29 AM   #136 
     - It was a group of moms hiring a hitman to "Take care of the king"  socordsx   Nov-03-07 11:46 AM   #144 
        - Dark humor does not equal "PC"  Bluebear   Nov-03-07 01:19 PM   #149 
           - What are you talking about  socordsx   Nov-03-07 02:00 PM   #151 
              - I'm talking about the term political correctness, what are you talking about?  Bluebear   Nov-03-07 02:09 PM   #152 
                 - I'm not talking about what political correctness means or doesnt mean  socordsx   Nov-03-07 02:28 PM   #153 
  - Hi Elrond,  Kajsa   Nov-03-07 10:42 AM   #139 
  - I agree  OzarkDem   Nov-03-07 10:46 AM   #141 
     - Right you are, OzarkDem.  Kajsa   Nov-03-07 01:16 PM   #147 
  - If you can't express yourself honestly or use mild humor, it's gone too far  slackmaster   Nov-03-07 10:44 AM   #140 
  - What's so humorous about that post?  Bluebear   Nov-03-07 01:17 PM   #148 
     - Did you miss the word "mild" in mine?  slackmaster   Nov-03-07 02:46 PM   #154 
  - People who complain about "too much PC" are bigots that want to use slurs in polite company. n/t  Solon   Nov-03-07 12:42 PM   #146 
  - "Politically Correct" is a term that originated with the left....  Zookeeper   Nov-03-07 01:19 PM   #150 
  - No sooner do i post this...then someone posts a thread about 'sexist language'..  Elrond Hubbard   Nov-03-07 08:19 PM   #155 
  - As long as you are a comfortable white male, DU is great!  CTyankee   Nov-03-07 08:26 PM   #158 
  - Fuck 'em if they can't take a joke. -n/t  porphyrian   Nov-03-07 08:31 PM   #160 
  - In light of the current PC battle going on in GDP over an SNL skit  maximusveritas   Nov-04-07 05:43 PM   #162 
  - I say WHAT I want, WHEN I want to, HOW I want to.  Prisoner_Number_Six   Nov-04-07 05:51 PM   #163 
  - Deleted message  Name removed   Nov-04-07 05:56 PM   #164 
  - The "banning" of the word "nigger" is the first thing you thought of?  Bluebear   Nov-04-07 05:58 PM   #166 
     - I have no idea what you mean.  Blashyrkh   Nov-04-07 06:22 PM   #167 
        - I have never seen whether the use of the word "nigger" should be banned here.  Bluebear   Nov-04-07 06:26 PM   #168 
           - Then you missed the thread that inspired me.  Blashyrkh   Nov-04-07 06:46 PM   #172 
  - Nit picky  Raine   Nov-04-07 05:58 PM   #165 
  - Whenever I debate right wingers, I just cannot defend it  treestar   Nov-04-07 06:31 PM   #170 
 

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