Psychodynamics of Political Correctness

  title={Psychodynamics of Political Correctness},
  author={Howard S. Schwartz},
  journal={The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science},
  pages={132 - 148}
  • H. Schwartz
  • Published 1 June 1997
  • Psychology
  • The Journal of Applied Behavioral Science
Political correctness represents a regression in university functioning in which paternal influences are repudiated and a biparental model of authority is replaced by one revolving around a primordial conception of the mother. Paternal influences are those that represent the engagement with external reality, and regression to the primordial mother is therefore a rejection of external reality. Aspects of university functioning that are explained by this model include the inversion of valuation… 

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