Words … Words … Words

Studies have shown that by the year 2000 the use of the term “racist” had started a rapid decline. Why? Perpetrators learned to wrap themselves in the shroud of victimhood.

In other words, people growing up in an era of media management have unthinkingly co-opted the same mentality into their own lives. They have internalised the PR manual and now instinctively know that claiming victimhood is a stone winner in any argument.

In Australia, the word ‘racist’ has lost all its meaning | Ed Butler | Comment is free | theguardian.com

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