The Great Political Correctness Panic, or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Thought Police

by Brian Siano

A shorter version of this article appeared in Skeptic magazine, Vol 4, No. 3., 1996

Introduction

Charles McCay did not make an idle choice, in titling his classic study, by explicitly mentioning “popular delusions” and “the madness of crowds.” Panics and hysterias are always associated with screaming, … Continue reading