Last testament of Flashman’s creator
–George MacDonald Fraser–
(2 April 1925 – 2 January 2008)
POLITICAL CORRECTNESS… is about denial, usually in the weasel circumlocutory jargon which distorts and evades, and seldom stands up to honest analysis.
It comes in many guises, some of them so effective that PC can be difficult to detect. The silly euphemisms, apparently harmless, but forever dripping to wear away common sense—the naivete of the phrase “a caring force for the future” on Remembrance Day poppy trays which suggests that the army is some kind of “peace” corps, when in fact its true function is killing.
The continual attempt to soften and sanitise the harsh realities of life in the name of liberalism, in an effort to suppress truths unwelcome to the PC mind; the social engineering which plays down Christianity
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