Several universities in Australia ban sarcasm as ‘form of violence’

Several universities in Australia ban sarcasm as ‘form of violence’

[Ed. – Don’t you love how the Left twists any and every word in both directions to serve its agenda?]

Time to mock one of England’s commonwealths, this one’s across the Pacific pond. Australian universities are banning sarcasm. …

Words mean things. That’s it, though. They’re just words. Which mean things. Not to be confused with mean words about things you don’t like. Words are our written and verbal methods of communicating ideas, intentions, and where we want to eat tonight.

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Words are spoken or written. Words are not hurled through space, cleaving someone’s skull like a tomahawk. Words are as much a form of violence as they are a form of pumpkin pie. In fact, there used to be a childhood saying which went a little something like this: “Sticks and stones may break my bones but words can never hurt me.” Hurt, in this case, in the physical sense because what is spoken and written cannot physically harm someone because words are not acts they’re just words.

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