And is it any wonder? The latest from an insider, Professor Walter E. Williams:
What goes on at many colleges adds to the argument that college for many is a waste of resources. Some Framingham State University students were upset by an image of a Confederate flag sticker on another student’s laptop. They were offered counseling services by the university’s chief diversity and inclusion officer.
And . . .
Campus Reform reports that because of controversial newspaper op-eds, five Brown University students are claiming that freedom of speech does not confer the right to express opinions they find distasteful.And . . .
Then there is professorial “wisdom.” Professor Mary Margaret Penrose, of the Texas A&M University School of Law, asked, during a panel discussion on gun control, “Why do we keep such an allegiance to a Constitution that was driven by 18th-century concerns?”And . . .
The bottom line is that George Orwell was absolutely right when he said, “There are notions so foolish that only an intellectual will believe them.”Academics and educators used to come here and challenge and debate me on this topic. But as the evidence has grown to the point of being undeniable, they evidently have decided to retreat to their safe places.