U Chicago gets one thing right, at least
|August 24, 2016||Posted by News under academic freedom, News|
A friend writes that letters sent to the incoming class of 2020 make it clear the University of Chicago isn’t a fan of trigger warnings or safe spaces.
From John Miltimore at Intellectual Takeout:
Letters sent to the incoming class of 2020 make it clear the University of Chicago isn’t a fan of trigger warnings or safe spaces.
The University of Chicago recently made it clear to its crop of incoming students that academic freedom and inquiry remain pillars at the institution, and that the university does not support “so-called” trigger warnings or offer safe spaces that allow students “to retreat from ideas and perspectives at odds with their own. Here is how the university welcomed its incoming class of 2020: More.
People who need safe spaces belong in a shelter. That is why we open shelters.
And people who need trigger warnings should not be in higher ed at all.
While we are on the subject, there are two legal free speech corners in North America, the Dominion of Canada and the United States of America. Their hours of operation are 24/7/365. Get used to their existence or, to reduce needless stress in your life, live somewhere else.
Note to readers: Is your alma mater catering to these shakedowns that reward learned adult helplessness? Then why are you still donating? What do you think will happen when precious little asshats are old enough to influence public policy?
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