Society Has Become Far Too Sensitive

Society Has Become Far Too Sensitive

Being politically correct and mindful of what you joke about is important, but trying to clean the mass media of anything remotely negative is the wrong step.


As society advances forward, I can't help but notice where we are going terribly wrong. I believe that awareness of important issues people face is very important, but it seems as though we are only making things worse by hiding the realities of the world. Every time I turn around there is new censorship or a different media classic being shunned for a scene that gets too real.

I guess the thought process is understandable, you don't want it to happen, so hide it, right? But what influence does social media have on these matters by just simply broadcasting it? Was bullying not a thing before movies, did the word "no" mean more coming from a woman before a holiday song seemed to take it away? Did nobody make comments alluding to homophobia before stand up comedy? Oh, right, it was all there before. So again I question, what does forbidding comedy, classics, and entertainment from the public view do to solve these issues?

Logically speaking, I believe this method would actually create adverse effects. The spotlight on these issues through television and music actually allows people to connect to these things. It gives people an outlet to understand that they are not alone, that these are real-life issues that happen all around the world. It allows people to see the realities of things and for some think twice before they would have otherwise hurt somebody's feelings.

Bullying and homophobia are not going to vanish because kids growing up don't get to watch cartoons or listen to songs previous generations grew up with.

I understand the idea behind the action, but as a society, we need to do better. We need to focus more on the education on these things rather than hiding them from the world, removing the examples only eliminates the opportunity to grow from them. Being politically correct and mindful of what you joke about is important, but to try and clean the mass media of anything remotely negative is the wrong step.

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I'm A Woman And You Can't Convince Me Breastfeeding In Public Is OK In 2019

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Lately, I have seen so many people going off on social media about how people shouldn't be upset with mothers breastfeeding in public. You know what? I disagree.

There's a huge difference between being modest while breastfeeding and just being straight up careless, trashy and disrespectful to those around you. Why don't you try popping out a boob without a baby attached to it and see how long it takes for you to get arrested for public indecency? Strange how that works, right?

So many people talking about it bring up the point of how we shouldn't "sexualize" breastfeeding and seeing a woman's breasts while doing so. Actually, all of these people are missing the point. It's not sexual, it's just purely immodest and disrespectful.

If you see a girl in a shirt cut too low, you call her a slut. If you see a celebrity post a nude photo, you call them immodest and a terrible role model. What makes you think that pulling out a breast in the middle of public is different, regardless of what you're doing with it?

If I'm eating in a restaurant, I would be disgusted if the person at the table next to me had their bare feet out while they were eating. It's just not appropriate. Neither is pulling out your breast for the entire general public to see.

Nobody asked you to put a blanket over your kid's head to feed them. Nobody asked you to go feed them in a dirty bathroom. But you don't need to basically be topless to feed your kid. Growing up, I watched my mom feed my younger siblings in public. She never shied away from it, but the way she did it was always tasteful and never drew attention. She would cover herself up while doing it. She would make sure that nothing inappropriate could be seen. She was lowkey about it.

Mindblowing, right? Wait, you can actually breastfeed in public and not have to show everyone what you're doing? What a revolutionary idea!

There is nothing wrong with feeding your baby. It's something you need to do, it's a part of life. But there is definitely something wrong with thinking it's fine to expose yourself to the entire world while doing it. Nobody wants to see it. Nobody cares if you're feeding your kid. Nobody cares if you're trying to make some sort of weird "feminist" statement by showing them your boobs.

Cover up. Be modest. Be mindful. Be respectful. Don't want to see my boobs? Good, I don't want to see yours either. Hard to believe, I know.

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