“The problem is that it has become politically awkward to draw attention to absolutes of bad and good. In place of manners, we now have doctrines of political correctness, against which one offends at one’s peril: by means of a considerable circular logic, such offences mark you as reactionary and therefore a bad person. Therefore if you say people are bad, you are bad.”
Nowadays, it seems like everything a person says can be considered as something offensive. So much so that he or she has to result in either not saying anything at all or to deal with the hate comments that may have nothing to do with the actual argument. Contents or the quality of an argument doesn’t seem to matter as much as just being politically correct. As long as a person’s wording of his or her view pleases the audience, he or she is automatically right. The hardest thing about being a blogger is the fact that the audience will pick at every little detail. Then this happens:
(Watch the video for more details.)
This is a classic example a blogger having to add unnecessary excuses to satisfy his audience. He was not bashing female gamers in anyway, yet he anticipated the hate comments from the start. However, instead of changing his argument, he figured out a funny way to express it instead. He didn’t let being politically correct changed his point of view or the way he made the video. This is something I can really appreciate about his blogs.