Beyond Politically Correct
What You Would Say if You Had the Guts
DETAILS OF BOOK
It has been politically correct to be politically correct for many years now and it seems that the trend is even intensifying. A slip of the tongue, an off-the-cuff comment, or a heart felt posting on social media might rain a firestorm of criticism down upon a person and might even get them fired from their job.
A person who always tries to be politically correct must choose their words and actions carefully, so they don't offend someone or hurt someone's fragile feelings. There used to be a saying t hat kids in school repeated if someone said something mean or nasty to them -- "Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never hurt me." Whatever happened to that simple philosophy?
This book is about going Beyond Politically Correct—about saying what you mean and meaning what you say. The book contains over 100 situations that people face in real life along with the type of response a person might give if trying to be politically correct. Then, what a person would say if they had the guts to go Beyond Politically Correct and say what they really believe, to be Brutally Honest, is shown for the same situation. This book is about relationships, advice, wisdom, and philosophies to live by, sprinkled with a good dose of humor, satire, and irreverence—and it’s a little risque, so be prepared.
Paperback: 116 pages
- Publisher: Sweet Memories Publishing (April 28, 2016)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0976271842
- ISBN-13: 978-0976271840
How many times I bite my tongue because I wanted to say what I thought. Not wanting to hurt anyone's feelings or making them made, I swallow it down. This book is so funny and yet it strikes a chord. How many times would you have spoken up? I left this book with a smile on my face and telling myself how true it was. Honest, out right truthful.
When I first read the title, I thought about Donald Trump. Politically correct isn't quite in his vocabulary and I say Bravo! (most of the time) Anyway this book isn't about him. It's about everyday ideas on life, wisdom, relationships and saying what you mean instead of pussy footing around and watching where you step. You may find many of the short parts in this book things you can relate to. Maybe situations you yourself have been in and, were you politically correct or were you brutally honest? I wasn't sure if this book would catch my interest to get me all the way through, but I was wrong. I couldn't put it down. The short articles don't bore you. They simply get to the point and then you will think on them and smile or laughter.
Page 27: Section on Advice
Free advice is usually worth what you pay for it, but that doesn't stop people from asking for it anyway.
Page 19: Dating
Oh, the good old day of dating in Junior High when a boy would say to a girl, "I'll meet you at the movie, inside."
Don't pass this book by: You'll want to keep on your shelf to read and re-read. Very appropriate for this unreal time in the political arena. Being politically correct?
I received a complimentary copy of this book from the author, Peter Davidson in exchange for my unbiased and honest view.
I would give this book 5 STARS.
Peter Davidson is the author or co-author of twenty-seven published books including fiction, non-fiction, college textbooks, children's picture books, and training manuals for business and industry. All of his works have been politically correct, up until this book, which is way beyond politically correct.
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