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Allan Bloom, Political Correctness, and Paranoia

“Political correctness” has been prevalent in our popular discourse since the late 1980s, mainly as a shibboleth or signaling word, and an exonym or a name ascribed to a group to which the speaker doesn’t belong.  623 more words

Cultural Relativism Closed the American Mind

A great quote from 1987’s The Closing of the American Mind. Bloom saw the problem growing in our education system 30 years ago…and it’s only gotten much, much worse since then. *sigh*

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