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[–] Superking 2 points 19 points (+21|-2) ago 

I believe that is a very ignorant opinion. Political correctness is a cudgel. Like any other social mechanism it started out as a way to ostracize bigots but it has long ago morphed into something else. Now, it is a means to destroy careers, slander/libel people, and ban "wrong think" from being discussed.

It should have no place on Voat, and neither should moderators that support it.

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[–] ILikeMyDogNotYours 0 points 5 points (+5|-0) ago 

Like any other social mechanism it started out as a way to ostracize bigots

nah, its always been about controlling debates/language. For example, the term illegal alien was attempted to be made a racist term by certain SJWs here a while back? Why would they want such an accurate description to be dropped? Because it paints illegals as law breakers, which they are. So, if you swap to their P.C. term of "undocumented workers". It just sounds like these are some folks who need a bit of paper work and they're good.

Thats the end goal anyways. When you cripple your opponents ability to convey their side of the story, you've won.

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[–] Trip 0 points 3 points (+3|-0) ago 

it should have no place on Voat, and neither should moderators that support it.

Maybe it could have a place on voat if somebody just made a subreddit that's dedicated to being politically correct. Just clearly state in the sidebar, that this sub is politically correct.

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[–] Gake_The_Cake 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

Political Correctness, or rather, forcing other people to comply with it is not only not "good." It is downright fucked up; it is downright immoral.

A) The punishment is hugely imbalanced. People who receive disparaging statements don't fucking lose their livelihoods over it. For some reason, the extremists believe that they should.

B) PC hurts the very same people they're trying to protect. Whenever you play along with an emotionally or mentally damaged individual playing along with their perceived reality actually makes it worse for them.

C) PC advocates are becoming more depressed and angry. If you call a person an idiot for their entire lives they will begin to act the part. If a person considers them-self a "victim" than they will act the goddamned part. Additionally, constantly checking what you're about to say, scanning for things that will upset nearby people, is roughly the same line of thinking as that which brings about depression.

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[–] TalkingAnimal 2 points -1 points (+1|-2) ago 

Yes. People on Voat should not be able to criticize you when you call people niggers and faggots. That mentality has no place on Voat.

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[–] Superking 0 points 9 points (+9|-0) ago 

Yes, that is the type of strawman reply I would expect from someone with very limited reading comprehension and critical thinking skills.

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[–] anustart2015 0 points 0 points (+0|-0) ago 

Nobody said you weren't allowed to criticize people, you're just not allowed to use political correctness as a fulcrum to leverage your agenda.