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political correctness is a kind of incumbent subsidy.
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in an ideal world, in a free market of ideas, all would compete freely and the most convincing would win
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instead once an idea gains traction and proves itself to some extent it can become enshrined in our morality.
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this is an optimization for spreading and defending it since it is no longer necessary to debate it.
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debate can be short-circuited by shaming.
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however it can be effective until up to the point it begins to incorrectly model the world and therefore hurt us in its prescriptions.
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there is evidence of this happening now in diversity and gender administration.