Monty Python’s Cleese: Political Correctness LEADS TO ORWELLIAN NIGHTMARE (VIDEO)
John Cleese of the famed British comedy group Monty Python recently stated in an interview that political correctness is dangerous and leads to an Orwellian nightmare.
He gave a special focus to what’s happening on college campuses.
Monty Python’s John Cleese Blasts Orwellian PC College Campuses
Veteran British comedian and actor John Cleese is disturbed by modern society’s rampant hypersensitivity and thus avoids visiting college campuses due to political correctness, he said in a recent video.
In a video for Big Think, which can be seen below, the Monty Python star said he, too, is often offended by things, but added: “I’m not going to expect someone to stop that from happening, I should simply speak out about it.”
“Sometimes when people are offended they want someone to come in and say ‘stop that’ to whoever is offending them,” he said. “There are some people I would wish to offend… The idea that you have to be protected from any kind of uncomfortable emotion is one I absolutely do not subscribe to.”
Watch the video:
He is absolutely right. Some college students today would probably find this offensive: