posted on Feb, 23 2013 @ 06:07 PM
I don't know a thing about UK television, but as a former kid, I feel compelled to say that political correctedness in the shows I saw had a
strangely non-sincere, manufactured feeling to it. Racial tolerance, for example. People say that kids will gladly play with each other with no regard
for superficial differences... well then, what is there to teach?
The message that really seems to come across is this: 'Race is big deal-- enough that we had to base a whole episode around it. Here's how you
It's perpetuating a constructed conflict and then replacing your innate acceptance with something that you have to Think About and Do Right.
I remember being young and innocent, playing with everyone without a thought or care in the world about how they looked. Now, thanks to programming,
I'm skittish about how I think and act towards other races.
There's no going back, and I am so annoyed.