1. Samvaad Not Vivaad: Political Correctness and Free-Speech

Description: Can true freedom of speech exist in a society obsessed with political correctness? Would the world be a frightening place if the predominant tendency in all social discourse revolved around being sensitive and politically correct? Does freedom of speech include the right to offend? Devdutt and Jerry argue that inadequate self-regulation in public discourse leads to greater dependence on external rulebooks, which stifles conversations and the free exchange of ideas.