Watch: Monty Python’s John Cleese Blasts Orwellian, PC College Campuses

Feb 2, 2016 by

By Kipp Jones, Breitbart:

Veteran British comedian and actor John Cleese is disturbed by modern society’s rampant hypersensitivity and thus avoids visiting college campuses due to political correctness, he said in a recent video.

In a video for Big Think, which can be seen below, the Monty Python star said he, too, is often offended by things, but added: “I’m not going to expect someone to stop that from happening, I should simply speak out about it.”

“Sometimes when people are offended they want someone to come in and say ‘stop that’ to whoever is offending them,” he said. “There are some people I would wish to offend… The idea that you have to be protected from any kind of uncomfortable emotion is one I absolutely do not subscribe to.”

Cleese continued, “If people cant control their own emotions, then they have to start trying to control other people’s behaviors. When You’re around super-sensitive people you cannot relax or be spontaneous because you have no idea what’s going to upset them next.” He added:

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Watch also:  ‘Easily offended students reported me to the police’.  Jacob Williams, editor of Oxford magazine No Offence, talk to spiked about campus censorship and fighting back for free speech.


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