AGENCY OF RELEVANCE
Many feel that freedom of speech in the US is under
attack, and some are trying to reclaim their right to
offend. Universities are adopting “trigger warnings” to
ﬂag all possible sensitive topics in classic literature. From
the militarization of the police to providing caloric and
salt content on menus point to growing government
intervention. The US is turning into a Nanny State
determined to protect citizens from danger, debate, hurt
feelings, and bad choices. Watch this space in 2016.
Political Correctness is a growing
movment. Check out this list of
language deemed to be
politically incorrect and see if you
agree or disagree with the list.
Do you think you will change
your language based on this
trend? Or do you think we are
becoming too hypersensitive?
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