The term politically correct has become a term to describe spineless opinion, talking out of both sides of your mouth while standing on both sides of the fence. As a country (USA), we have legislated ourselves into a control by consensus that has caused many of us to become lawbreakers and then again, for none of us to be lawbreakers. We have the tendency to become passive, without opinion, directionless stooges, all for the sake of being politically correct.
Margaret Thatcher, the brilliant Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1979-1990, said in a speech in 1981, “For me, pragmatism is not enough. Nor is that fashionable word “consensus”….to me consensus seems to be the process of abandoning all beliefs, principles, values and policies in search of something in which no one believes, but also to which no one objects…the process of avoiding the very issues that have to be solved, merely because you cannot get agreement on the way ahead. What great cause would have been fought and won under the banner, “I stand for consensus?”
The basis of being politically correct and in consensus has also formed a theological consensus. We now have a theology which “no one believes, but to which no one objects,” as Thatcher mentioned. And, our fight of faith will not be won under the banner, “I stand for consensus.” We must be Kingdom correct, and Jesus correct, if we are never politically correct.
“But who do you say that I am? Simon Peter answered, “You are the Messiah, the Son of the living God.” And Jesus answered him, “Blessed are you, Simon son of Jonah!” Jesus