I think we have to be aware of the mindset which judges ‘bad stereotypes’. This mindset is the current religion of political correctness which does affect society in so many ways.
So for example feminism is part of the politically correct religion and therefore one of the ‘stereotypes’ that is banned in this policy is the showing of a boy more scholastic and academically successful than a girl.
Yet why is this the accepted ‘stereotype’?
Actually girls are more successful now at school than boys so isn’t the stereotype the other way around? Of course we are not going to ban the reverse because it is contrary to the victim politics of political correctness. Why is this religion ruling?
I have observed in the west the placating of feminism in ads over the last 3 decades with increasingly ads showing wrong, aggressive or incompetent males as opposed to exasperated, clever correct females. Again, should this stereotype be banned? Well political correctness dictates that these ads not only are ok but they should be promoted.
There are many examples. The controversy over the recent Gillette ads is but the latest.
Of course many people don’t see anything wrong with a government forcing politically correct values onto the ads we all watch. Others see this as the blatant promotion of a foreign religion which at its core is a bad religion.
There are dozens of examples like these that cause society to fragment with some people turning their backs on this attempted ‘common culture’.
In Australia many people just mute the sound when the adverts come on.
Or they record the shows they want to watch and fast forward or edit out the adverts.
Still more like myself go online for our news and entertainment where either there are no ads or we can control their impact.
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