We are learning that the use of common language is no longer acceptable. There are some that hate the truth and want no reminders of this truth. Such things as “mankind” and the like have people up in arms.
This use of this type of language is antiquated. It reminds them of “patriarchal” society. The leftists see this as sexist and excluding of women. Therefore, they call for the scrubbing of such language.
The Washington Times reports:
Quotes from an Air Force manual published in 1955 are at the center of a controversy for Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia. Posters that use “man” to generically refer to humanity — coupled with the idea that God is the source of all creation — sparked protests from NOW and MRFF. Maj. Malinda Singleton, a spokeswoman with Air Combat Command, confirmed to Air Force Times on Tuesday that the posters have been taken down.
Wow! So, there is no doubt that this must have been very offensive women hating overtly religious stuff to warrant such a response. What was this horrible thing that the posters proclaimed?
The Times continued:
One of the images, which includes fighter jets flying over the Statue of Liberty, cites the following from AF Manual 50-21, August 1955:
“The idea uppermost in the minds of men who founded the United States was the idea that each and every human being is important. They knew that the importance of man came from the very source of his life — because man was made in the very image and likeness of God, he had a destiny to achieve. And because he had a destiny to achieve, he had the unalienable rights and the inherent freedom to achieve it. That is the basic idea of our democracy. That is the keystone of our way of living. Discard that central thought and there is no meaning to our Declaration of Independence; there is no validity to our Constitution.”
Once again, the Left want the truth of our past and reality suppressed because it hurts them to hear it.
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