The term has been co-opted by so many social factions that it's more of a hindrance to the cause of respect than a help.
Political correctness can go the f*ck to sleep, says Adam Mansbach.
It's all well and good for Mr Mansbach to retire the term for himself. His view is duly noted & he will do well to not use it in the future.
No bearing on its use for the rest of us, as it has utility and continues to describe a tight-ass-edness that needs to be combated. Convenient though it might be for thought police to win their argument unchallenged.
Respecting other people is great. Don't say retard or use racial slurs. On the other hand, ideologues mandating that virtuous people use an increasingly-complex jargon is just awful. So tired of these authoritarians.
It's always the most entitled folk with no direct experience of cultural slander who want political correctness removed. If you were of a minority group, female, LGBT+, etc., you'd see value in political correctness, because you'd already have experienced the slander that political correctness tries to protect you from. You have every right to be protected from entitled losers who want nothing more than to abuse you, then call it their freedom of speech to do so.
The reality is that emissions from the transport sector represent about 24% of global CO2 emissions and have the highest emissions growth of all.
There's a big clue about your evolutionary history smack-bam in the middle of your face.
Ticket for one, please.
"One time I went to a Jazz Bar alone and since it was busy some young girls sat at my table and we started chatting and they said I was brave for coming there alone because they wouldn't have the confidence to do it. I hope I showed them it's possible. ;) Same thing with travelling alone. All sorts of fun things happen when you don't have to take care of another person. You just go with the flow of what's happening and meet interesting people you would never meet otherwise. It also empowers you since you have to rely on your intelligence and wits."