That is the question arising from a recent New Zealand Herald’s lead website story’s heading.
J.K. Rowling is constantly attacked by wokists for supposed trans-phobia. She’s a wordsmith so would be specially sensitive to the correct use of language.
A ridiculous story hit the news a week or so back re supermarkets making it a condition of their occupancy in shopping centres, not to allow competitors. As a result of the Commerce Commission’s naïve intervention this has now been made illegal, in the purported interest of competition.
In our headlong rush for change we are sometimes in danger of over-looking the virtuous lessons of history in dismissing the past as all bad.