College students in America today are among the most privileged individuals in human history. But if you tell them that, they’ll try to shout you down. My latest
"About 15 minutes into my talk, as I was discussing Renaissance humanism, a majority of the audience in the packed auditorium stood up and started chanting: "My oppression is not a delusion!" Good piece by
Don’t like what has to say? Don’t go to her talk. Or converse with her. Win the battle of ideas. If you can. via
Few things upset American college students more than being told they aren’t oppressed, writes
.: “The promiscuous labeling of disagreement as hate speech and the equation of such speech with violence will gain traction in the public arena, as college graduates take more positions of power... [P]otential censors wait in the wings.”
Few things upset American college students more than being told they aren’t oppressed, writes via
Few things upset American college students more than being told they aren’t oppressed, writes
Few things upset American college students more than being told they aren’t oppressed, writes
“...student journalists had claimed that “‘free speech’” merely amplifies “hate speech,” and that hate speech such as mine was intended to “attack students of color” and “survivors of sexual assault.” An English professor cheered them on.”
Amazing piece. Funny cartoon. I remember being totally dazzled by first Heather piece I read, nearly thirty years ago, on a subject (the Sobol report) I knew well and thought I had exhausted in the pages of NY Post.
When this scary woman spoke at Bucknell U ($72k/year) admin convened a craft activity designed for K-5 kids of painting "self-care" rocks. What was her hateful message? American undergraduates are among the most privileged individuals in history.
"Few things upset American college students more than being told they aren’t oppressed." hits nail on head. Today's US college students are the most favored generation in human history and they're mad as hell about it. via
A prescient warning by in today's : "The promiscuous labeling of disagreement as hate speech and the equation of such speech with violence will gain traction in the public arena, as college graduates take more positions of power."
This piece by in the gives a picture of what some campuses look like—in case you thought the problem was either exaggerated or over. “About 15 minutes into my talk [students] stood up and started chanting: ‘My oppression is not a delusion!’”
.⁦⁩: American college students are among the most privileged individuals in history. But few things upset them more than being told they aren’t oppressed. v ⁦
This piece isn’t about me but about ⁦⁩ who spoke after I did ⁦⁩ I had a warm & deliberative experience I firmly believe that faculty can and must set tone of discourse on campus and not allow admins to dominate the discussion.