Tuesday, January 02, 2007

“Political Correctness:” A Short History of an Ideology

Does government fear us? Or do we fear the government? When the people fear the government , tyranny has found victory. The government is our servant, not our master!"
- Thomas Jefferson

Today I am looking at the concept of "political correctness", what it is, what it does, and the effect it has on normal social contracts. I came upon these short essays awhile back on the David Horowitz Freedom Center website, and was waiting for the right time to present them. The time seems right, as we begin the new year.

What is Multiculturalism?

The articles are blissfully short. Really. They are quite to the point.

Introduction and First Chapter
- “Political Correctness:” A Short History of an Ideology

Chapter Two - The Historical Roots of “Political Correctness”

Chapter Three - Political Correctness in Higher Education

Chapter Four
- Political Correctness: Deconstruction and Literature

Chapter Five - Radical Feminism and Political Correctness

Chapter Six
- Further Readings on the Frankfurt School

Just came across this book, thought someone might be interested.

The Tyranny of Tolerance: A Sitting Judge Breaks the Code of Silence to Expose the Liberal Judicial Assault (Hardcover) by Robert H. Jr Dierker

"The fundamental basis of this nation's laws was given to Moses on the Mount… If we don't have a proper fundamental moral background, we will finally end up with a totalitarian government which does not believe in rights for anybody except the State." - Harry S. Truman