Why Harvard Was Wrong to Make Me Step Down
Another day, another op-ed by a Harvard prof criticizing the university’s infantilizing its students, in this case by indulging their unanalyzed feelings. Ron Sullivan: Why Harvard Was Wrong to Make Me Step Down
"Unchecked emotion has replaced thoughtful reasoning on campus. Feelings are no longer subjected to evidence, analysis or empirical defense. Angry demands, rather than rigorous arguments, now appear to guide university policy." Ronald Sullivan in the NYT
How are we still arguing about dorm policy, why is anyone pretending to care about this or think it's important
Ronald Sullivan: "Unchecked emotion has replaced thoughtful reasoning on campus. Feelings are no longer subjected to evidence, analysis or empirical defense. Angry demands, rather than rigorous arguments, now appear to guide university policy."
Why Harvard Was Wrong to Make Me Step Down
“Feelings alone should not drive university policy. Administrators must help students distinguish between feelings that have a rational basis & those that do not.” briefly makes case Faculty have a duty to help students reason.
Ronald Sullivan denounces the university’s surrender of its commitment to reasoned discourse to claims of hurt feelings. He doesn’t quite grasp the underlying ideology of therapetic progressivism that made the outcome inescapable.
In Opinion Ronald S. Sullivan Jr., a Harvard law professor who represented Harvey Weinstein, writes, "Unchecked emotion has replaced thoughtful reasoning on campus... Angry demands, rather than rigorous arguments, now appear to guide university policy."
Blistering NYT op-ed from , on Harvard's embarrassing removal of him as Winthrop dean: "It a dereliction of duty for administrators to allow themselves to be bullied into unprincipled positions."
"It is a dereliction of duty for administrators to allow themselves to be bullied into unprincipled positions. Unchecked emotion has replaced thoughtful reasoning on campus. Feelings are no longer subjected to evidence, analysis or empirical defense."
"Unchecked emotion has replaced thoughtful reasoning on campus. Feelings are no longer subjected to evidence, analysis or empirical defense. Angry demands, rather than rigorous arguments, now appear to guide university policy."
argues that Harvard is teaching its students to believe Great Untruth #2 from #TheCoddling: "Always trust your feelings."
Why Harvard Was Wrong to Make Me Step Down
Quite an afternoon for 's p.r.: --first, ex-Dean Harry Lewis in the WP, accusing school of trying to reprogram students: --then, HLS prof Ron Sullivan in the NYT, on administrators embracing "unprincipled positions."
"I had to explain to my [9-year-old] son that representing unpopular clients serves an important constitutional role in our democracy and that I had done nothing wrong. As you might imagine, it was hard to see my son read that piece of graffiti."
"Unchecked emotion has replaced thoughtful reasoning on campus. Feelings are no longer subjected to evidence, analysis or empirical defense. Angry demands, rather than rigorous arguments, now appear to guide university policy."
Hot night on the op ed pages for ! Why #Harvard Was Wrong to Make Me Step Down. By via
“I am willing to believe some students felt unsafe. But feelings alone should not drive university policy. Administrators must help students distinguish between feelings that have a rational basis and those that do not.”
Must-read by Ronald Sullivan: “Feelings alone should not drive university policy. Administrators must help students distinguish between feelings that have a rational basis and those that do not...Harvard missed an opportunity to help students do that.”
"I am willing to believe that some students felt unsafe. But feelings alone should not drive university policy. Administrators must help students distinguish between feelings that have a rational basis and those that do not."
Why Harvard Was Wrong to Make Me Step Down
Aww, does powerful, wealthy law professor Ronald Sullivan think the students were unfair to him? "Why Harvard Was Wrong to Make Me Step Down"
Opinion | Why Harvard Was Wrong to Make Me Step Down - The New York Times
Uh forgive me but why did a black guy (who looks a lot like OJ) get so deeply acquainted with the law on sexual assault?
Why Harvard Was Wrong to Make Me Step Down Some students may have felt unsafe because I represented Harvey Weinstein. But feelings alone should not drive university policy. By Ronald S. Sullivan Jr. Mr. Sullivan is a law professor at Harvard. #SAHElaw
Why Harvard Was Wrong to Make Me Step Down
Why Harvard Was Wrong to Make Me Step Down Some students may have felt unsafe because I (Ronald J. Sullivan) represented Harvey Weinstein. But feelings alone should not drive university policy. via #SAHElaw