This week, Political Union will be debating whether the Political Correctness (PC) Culture has changed society for the better. Here are some resources to prepare for the debate.
A holistic view, and potential solution to the downfalls of PC culture can best be explained here from the Harvard Business Review. [12 minutes]
First, an introduction the topic and examples of political correctness from NY Magazine contributor Jonathan Chait, prefaced with an admittance that he leans slightly con, as well as slightly pro- introduction from Atlantic contributor Megan Garber. [8 minutes] [6 minutes]
Cases to know
An abstract for psychologist Jonathan Haidt’s take on why we’re divided on ethical issues. [3 minutes ]
Some basic stats and opinions on what the modern American believes from the Atlantic and Pew Research Center. [6 minutes] [4 minutes]
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