Faversham Stoa is a philosophy discussion group. We meet on the 3rd Tuesday of every month from 7.30 to 9.30pm in the The Bull in Tanners Street. We cover a large range of topics. There's no charge for membership and everyone is welcome to drop in. Just bring your brain and some beer money!

Political Correctness

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The term 'political correctness' has become somewhat a term of abuse for those who are pedantic about the use of inclusive and non-offensive language and who want to police other people's use of language. A movement that started out as attempting to promote freedom and equality has now become identified as oppressive and dictatorial and frequently compared with George Orwell's 'Newspeak'.

So – is there anything to be said for political correctness or should we all toughen up and stop whining?

Euphemisms

Supporting Political Correctness

Anti-Political Correctness

Urban Myths about Political Correctness

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