BBC NEWS | UK | Magazine | To market, to market

Ξ September 7th, 2008 | → 0 Comments | ∇ Uncategorized |


    Political correctness has long been condemned, often unfairly, for the absurdity of always saying person rather than man or woman, for trying to be polite to minorities, or for refusing to call anyone top of the class for fear someone else weeps for being bottom.

    But this isn't the real political correctness - what's really been the only politically correct thing to say under Mrs Thatcher, and under Tony Blair, is to assume that competition is better than co-operation, that it's the only useful spur to action.

    Since too many people don't believe in God these days, they can still have the spiritual comfort of believing in The Market instead.

 

Leave a reply

You must be logged in to post a comment.

About

    Place for about text

    The Fog theme is built with PS, my glass paintings, custom brushes and patterns by milo IIIIVII.

    Open right sidebar.php in the theme folder to edit this message.
    Check my other themes too.

     

FlickR

    Solitude
    Solitude
    Solitude
    Solitude