Essay about The First Amendment And Political Correctness

955 Words Jul 29th, 2015 4 Pages
The United States of America is a land founded by immigrants for immigrants and as a result there are a lot of different nationalities, religions, and cultures that all interact here. As Americans we need to be compassionate and understanding towards them. Political correctness is necessary in this changing and progressive world that we live in. We do have the first amendment; however, that only really affects the government’s interactions with people in regards to free speech. People’s interactions with one another are not affected by the First Amendment. Furthermore, it is better in Europe because people cannot get offended by what others say about them. America needs to be more progressive and censor ourselves so that no one is offended by our words. The original was the conclusion of my Refutation essay in which I discussed the first amendment and political correctness. In the conclusion I indicated that the freedom of speech is a fundamental building block in the structure of America. It is the first amendment in the constitution, clearly the founding fathers found it important. Furthermore, it is one of the things that separates us from the rest of the world (with a few exceptions). It is crucial that we uphold this most basic right despite it being attacked by political correctness police. In the conclusion I changed my point of view and I concluded from the complete opposite opinion. I stated that the first amendment and the freedom of speech only affects the…

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