How do you change the culture? You change the way in which people interact with one another, you change the language.
The left has been on the attack for decades as they have slowly been attempting to modify the language, they have been attempting to change the way we interact with each other. With the rise of the “politically correct” counter-culture that gained momentum in the past decade or two, we see more and more young people who claim to be offended by gender-specific pronouns.
I’d call this bullsh*t, however I’m sure Leftists will claim that I can’t be gender-specific in my bovine reference to their insanity.
According to the Purdue OWL writing guide we are no longer allowed to refer to a congressman as a congressman simply because the word includes the term “man”. Also, we can no longer refer to police and fire personnel as a fireman or policeman.
What do I do with “Bro”, as that has both familial and racial implications. Thankfully, black people won’t have to deal with either…under the right circumstances. If a black person is called on this, he always has the fallback of calling his accuser racist.
What about using terms like “Mom” or “Dad”? These certainly are gender-specific? I’m guessing in California one can get arrested for referring to one’s parents by their genders. Because what if a child has two mothers, and refers to one of his mothers as “Father”?