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The pc crazy hits Canada hard

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posted on Oct, 12 2017 @ 09:12 AM
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The toronto school board has phased out the word "chief"

No more chief financial officer.
No more chief communications officer.

All in an attempt to show respect for Indigenous people. I'm not sure how the word chief shows disrespect for natives.

The word is not even a native word, it's English.

This crap makes my head hurt. Let's find problems where none exist.

www.thestar.com...




posted on Oct, 12 2017 @ 09:18 AM
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a reply to: Bluntone22

Them gosh durn Canadians don't want to offend anyone, eh?

Can we go ahead and change the platform of "progressives" to "regression"? Seems to be a bit more accurate


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posted on Oct, 12 2017 @ 09:20 AM
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a reply to: Bluntone22

Ahh yes, the place I was born and raised. Where I live and work. My hometown and my heart.

Aka, the extremely socially progressive capital of the world.







...somebody help me.


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posted on Oct, 12 2017 @ 09:20 AM
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*facepalm*

Why... just... why???

Since when has “chief” every been used in a negative context?

It exclusively refers to a higher, respected position!

It’s as if these idiots don’t understand how language in general works.

Words are adopted and integrated into a language over time, often with completely different meanings.

Hell, the old use for the word “fag” was to describe a bundle of sticks!!!! It certainly became a negative term later on, and it now means something completely different, but that’s how language works.

If it becomes offensive, then sure go for it, we don’t need to spread any hate. But it’s a word that generates respect...

Like honestly. We might as well just get rid of the entire English language since you can trace every single word back to someone else’s culture if that’s the case

Now if we can only view “pc” as “personal computer” again, and forget all about this “politically correct” mess. I’ll live a happier life
edit on 12/10/17 by Ghost147 because: (no reason given)



posted on Oct, 12 2017 @ 09:27 AM
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Take the word "Red" too while youre at it.

Makeup too, because war paint.

All horses too, even though they came with the Spanish.

No more corn.

Feathers are not to be worn in any fashion.


This is fun, I'd love to chip away a freedoms little by little for a career!

Death by papercuts



posted on Oct, 12 2017 @ 09:29 AM
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I suggest a new language, a New Speak if you will, free of any non good words!

Then we will finally be happy and the non free people will be free!




posted on Oct, 12 2017 @ 09:32 AM
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Are they outlawing Chef in the French bit too?



posted on Oct, 12 2017 @ 09:35 AM
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a reply to: zosimov

I was about to suggest speaking in pig latin, but I'm pretty sure I just offended a couple different demographics with that.



posted on Oct, 12 2017 @ 09:35 AM
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TIL - Toronto School Board = Canada.

They truly are the centre of the universe.



posted on Oct, 12 2017 @ 09:35 AM
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originally posted by: zosimov

I suggest a new language, a New Speak if you will, free of any non good words!

Then we will finally be happy and the non free people will be free!



Stop your squaw-king.



posted on Oct, 12 2017 @ 09:38 AM
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a reply to: knowledgehunter0986

Yeah, this guy:


non me offendit veritas



posted on Oct, 12 2017 @ 09:40 AM
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originally posted by: SprocketUK
Are they outlawing Chef in the French bit too?



No, that's le'chief....
Non offensive...



posted on Oct, 12 2017 @ 09:41 AM
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a reply to: AugustusMasonicus

Well good luck doing any business in Canada now..



posted on Oct, 12 2017 @ 09:44 AM
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originally posted by: zosimov
Well good luck doing any business in Canada now..



Our old HQ was in Cleveland. You know, where the Indians kinda play baseball.

Except when they play the Yankees, then they just mail it in.



posted on Oct, 12 2017 @ 09:47 AM
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Another day, another group of snowflakes crying about something that tramples their own personal PC dreams.

So many upset that a single WORD has been changed or dropped.

Slow news day?



posted on Oct, 12 2017 @ 09:48 AM
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All I gotta say is goddamn f#ing democrats started all this BS


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posted on Oct, 12 2017 @ 09:53 AM
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a reply to: Gryphon66

Why so triggered?



posted on Oct, 12 2017 @ 09:55 AM
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There's always a certain irony in a group of snowflakes posting on a forum about how upset they are by other snowflakes.



posted on Oct, 12 2017 @ 09:57 AM
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On a side note Justin "airhead" Trudeau is such an idiot that he does not even take a stand to condemn this PC crap just shows what kind of imbecile is running Oh Canada. He allows the economy to collapse, just like the DNC, and allows for the influx of refugees to pour into Canada, creating huge debt, just like the DNC....

It is no wonder why Canadians want pot to be legal, so they can smoke it up and feel good and ignore how politics are ruining way of life and forget about how painful the world is atm.



posted on Oct, 12 2017 @ 10:02 AM
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originally posted by: Bluntone22
The word is not even a native word, it's English.
This crap makes my head hurt. Let's find problems where none exist.

Well, maybe some do exist. We all know that putting an ironic twist on a word can turn an honorific into an insult. Canada is currently engaged in trying to fix what's wrong with the way in which our Indigenous population has been and continues to be treated. It really is a daunting task to repair the results of 500 years of inequity, but we are trying to set a baseline from which we can all move forward. Some of these efforts are a little tough to understand...but sometimes we don't get to make the calls.

So, while this left me kinda scratching my head (and one MUST read the article for proper context), if it helps out just a little, then why not?
edit on 12-10-2017 by JohnnyCanuck because: sure thing!




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