As Professor Brian Cox explains, "an opinion can be criticised and even ridiculed if evidence and good argument show it to be nonsensical". This simple statement proves offensive to many people when I utter it. Could it be that my eminence pales compared to that of the professor? Of course it does, but this fact [...]
We are becoming a society too afraid to think, and too worried about offending others' intolerance that we allow bad behaviour to be held beyond reproach as long as we are seemed to conform to the dogma of political correctness.