Wrongthink Persecution

5 Comments for “Wrongthink Persecution”

  1. posted by Jorge on

    I don’t know whether to point out that December was four months ago or April Fools Day was five days ago.

    And speaking of neutrally playing a speech, you know when I took a class in college about the Third Reich, that material was actually presented pretty neutrally. Well, about as neutrally as you can get from a professor I nicknamed Miss Menopause in my head. The gloom, fear, and other negative emotions come naturally, and then in the discussion everyone says something a little different. The miracle was that there even were “two sides” in a totalitarian country.

  2. posted by Tom Scharbach on

    The principles of the “Chicago Statement“, now adopted by about 100 colleges and universities in the States, would serve as a good model for the Canucks. But, what, what, although we invaded Canada a half dozen times in the War of 1812, we didn’t finish the job and we really don’t have a lot to say about what they do, eh?

  3. posted by David Bauler on

    What? Tom? You expect reason and logic from someone who looks at some folks at academia as power players?

    • posted by Tom Scharbach on

      Oh, I don’t know. I just have a hard time figuring out why an incident at a minor university in a foreign country is treated as critically important. It just seems odd.

  4. posted by JohnInCA on

    Folks that argue against non-discrimination laws complaining about “wrongthink-persecution” will never not be bitterly ironic.

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