I’m not “offended” by the shit people say—I am harmed by it. When you complain about having to be “PC,” you are saying that you are perfectly fine with hurting people and supporting cultural systems that cause tangible harm to certain populations.
Of course I’ll hurt you. Of course you’ll hurt me. Of course we will hurt each other. But this is the very condition of existence. To become spring, means accepting the risk of winter. To become presence, means accepting the risk of absence.(via