Why Do I Have to Walk on Eggshells?

Why is everyone so darn sensitive these days? Why has political correctness gotten so out of control? Why am I the one who has to walk on eggshells around people so they don't get their precious feelings hurt? If you've ever said or thought things like this, then this blog post is for you! I'm here to explain the answer to these questions.Think about what the purpose of political correctness is. Is it to make your life more difficult? Is it to be annoying? No, of course not. Its purpose is … [Read more...]

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The “Happy Holidays” Fight

When I was a kid growing up in the 1980s, it was the birth of political correctness. We learned to try to include everyone, appreciate diversity, and be sensitive to other's feelings in our words. Shopkeepers who used to say "merry Christmas" to all the people in the store began to replace it with "happy Holidays" to include more people.I still think that's a great thing.Today there is a backlash against political correctness. Why can't we say what we mean? Why do we have to censor our … [Read more...]

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Sick & Tired of Being Called “Privileged”

There are times when I feel exhausted from having to monitor myself and make sure I'm not accidentally being racist (and sometimes I still fail). There are times when I am so tired of hearing about how privileged I am and how much responsibility that gives me . Can't we all just forget it and get along? Do people really have to take offense?And then I remember that no matter how annoyed I may feel about having to be respectful of the position I'm in (post coming soon on cultural … [Read more...]

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Christmas is a Problem

I kind of hate to confess this. Particularly since I'm just now getting to know some of you. But the truth is: I have a problem with Christmas.December in America is a tough time for me.A lot of people don't understand that. They say Christmas has become so secularized that it isn't a religious holiday anymore, just a cultural ones. If that were true, it might be okay, but there's a lot of Christians who are upset about the commercialization of their holiday and upset that the religious m … [Read more...]

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