“The Power of Language: Freedom of speech vs. Political correctness”:
respond to the following:
What is political correctness? How is it defined? What’s its goal? Do research – look for reliable scholarly sources to find a good definition; explain the term also in your own words, and provide an example.
Is political correctness a good idea? Who decides what’s politically correct? Where did the term ‘political correctness’ originate?
Does political correctness violate freedom of speech? (Please don’t forget to define the term ‘freedom of speech’ – what is it, what is its goal, where did it originate? Provide your references.)
Present your opinion on the issue: create an argument in support of your position in the debate. Clearly indicate the conclusion and the premises of your argument. Use concrete examples to illustrate your point.
Comment on at least TWO of your classmates’s posts.