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  1. Political correctness can't go too far
  2. Political correctness seems today a barrier to freedom of speech
  3. Political correctness' is not the best

Political correctness is tyranny with manners- according to Charlton Heston and for Robert Griffin III, 'in the land of freedom we are held hostage by the tyranny of political correctness.' Most people seem against political correctness, despite the fact everyone uses it. To begin we can try to give a definition of this complex notion. Today political correctness is used to describe language, policies, or measures that are intended to avoid offense or disadvantage to members of particular groups in society. Since the late 1980s, the term has come to refer to avoiding language or behaviour that can be seen as excluding, marginalizing, or insulting groups of people considered disadvantaged or discriminated against, especially groups defined by sex or race. Thus, it seems necessary to be 'politically correct' but in public discourse and the media, it is generally used as a pejorative term, implying that these policies are excessive.

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