Friday, September 03, 2010

PC hysteria on the rise

Am I the only one to have noticed that elite minds are increasingly disordered?  According to The New York Times, New Yorkers--New Yorkers!!--have turned out to be bigots since a third of them believe that Muslim-Americans are more sympathetic to terrorists than other citizens. If the guys writing this editorial genuinely think that Muslims have no more sympathy for Muslim terrorists than people who do not share their faith, they need psychiatric help. The DSM-IV is going to need a new category called "Psychosis--PC Induced." 

1 comment:

agnostic said...

We're due for another culture war sometime in the middle of this decade, as they're separated by about 20-30 years, and the last one peaked in 1991.

I just hope it's confined to gay marriage or something else that's stupid yet as harmless as culture wars could get. With greater freedom over time, cultural warriors have less to whine about.

Buuuuut, that's just here in America. If immigration becomes the culture warriors' cause, then it'll really screw us over. I could see it easily going in that direction -- if you're a cultural warrior, you really want something "authentic" to rake some muck about. I think most of them realize how existentially meaningless gay marriage is.