Doris LessingDoris Lessing, (1919-2013) British author

Doris Lessing Quote

“Political correctness is the natural continuum from the party line. What we are seeing once again is a self-appointed group of vigilantes imposing their views on others.”

Doris LessingDoris Lessing
~ Doris Lessing

Sunday Times, 10 May 1992

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Anonymous
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Anonymous    3/7/06

I'm going to assume this applies equally to the idiot thugs who seem to think they have some 'right' NOT to be offended by cartoons or speech. This would include the Christian 'fundies-faction' as well as the Islamic fundies. They don't - period. There's no such thing as a right NOT to be offended - at least not since the Spanish Inquisition.

J Carlton, Calgary

Political Correctness is a large scale gag order. Ignore it and tell it like it is...

jim k, Austin, Tx

J Carlton is right on this.

Mary - MI
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Mary - MI    3/2/13

Well, we have certainly witnessed Political Correctness come to full fruition.

E Archer, NYC

The corruption of the language is the beginning of the tyranny of the mind.

warren, olathe

anonymous, huh?

cal, Lewisville, tx

Is politically correct ever morally correct? ??

Jim k, Austin

This quote is right on and Anonymous says it well.

Mary, MI
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Mary, MI    9/4/18

ANTIFA is today one of the despicable "self-appointed group of vigilantes imposing their views on others.”

Robert, Somewhere in the USA

I think we all know what group of vigilantes she is referring too! and as the subject is taboo I will leave it to you.... 

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