Political correctness does not legislate tolerance; it only organizes hatred.
— Jacques Barzun

They are superstars of tennis, the best of friends onthe court, they share a laugh and even poke friendly fun at each other; so why is media in the stands so upset?

For the last couple of years, Novak Djokovic has poked fun of Rafael Nadal, imitating his commonly recognised mannerisms to the pleasure of the viewing audience, indeed even to  Rafa himself. Novak's impersonation has not been considered inappropriate but things are changing as Caroline Wozniacki's imitation of Serena Williams this week was deemed racist to African Americans. 

Check out the videos on the right as an example of both and you begin to wonder if an attempt to legislate cultural inclusiveness will act as a stop sign to harmless expression.

Racism certainly has no place in the world of sport, businesses or indeed anywhere. There is after all only one race, and it's called human. Diverse ethnicities have diverse cultural expressions of humanity which should be celebrated, and not suppressed as a taboo that is only seen and not spoken of.

Common sense isn't common, but that does not mean that a legislator must quarantine behaviour that highlights our differences, yet draws us together humility and fragile humanity. An approach to PC may in fact only create slums of hatred and we should instead be embracing our differences, even calling them out so they are celebrated.

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