I suspect everyone’s celebrated Baby Christ’s birthday with befitting verve, merriment and customary excess (and rightly so). However, I’m sure I’m not alone when I say there’s only so much ‘Carols from Kings’, one hour soap specials and costume dramas one can stomach in any one 24 hour period. So why not hoy Downton Abbey on mute, drag your Mam off the settee and have a bop around in the…
“When someone interprets as derogatory almost anything that is said about
him (or about groups with whom he identifies) we conclude that he has
inferiority feelings or low self-esteem. This tendency is pronounced
among minority rights advocates, whether or not they belong to the
minority groups whose rights they defend. They are hypersensitive about
the words used to designate minorities. … Those who are most sensitive
about “politically incorrect” terminology are not the average black
ghetto-dweller, Asian immigrant, abused woman or disabled person, but a
minority of activists, many of whom do not even belong to any
“oppressed” group but come from privileged strata of society. Political
correctness has its stronghold among university professors, who have
secure employment with comfortable salaries, and the majority of whom
are heterosexual, white males from middle-class families.”
…wants to tell his story, as long as he is not portrayed as mentally ill.
The fact that Kaczynski is adamant about sharing his story only outside of the label of "mental illness” is interesting, because most white male terrorists today are classified as such. Think of James Holmes, who killed 12 people in a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado during the 2012 premiere of The Dark Knight Rises"