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May 12, 2014

"There's more faculty interest in climate control than in the Western canon."

Multiculturalism guarantees that courses on Islam
highlight all the good that can be said of Muhammad and the Quran, but there is no comparable academic commitment to reinvigorating the foundational teachings of American liberal democracy or to strengthening the legacy bequeathed to us by "dead white males."
Ruth Wisse: The Closing of the Collegiate Mind - WSJ.com

Posted by gerardvanderleun at May 12, 2014 6:14 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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I never thought and woudn't have believed that an entire nation would choose to commit suicide as a nation, but there it is...

Posted by: GoneWithTheWind at May 12, 2014 7:00 AM

Much of this started back in the '70's when they offered Science Fiction courses for credit. The whole fu¢(ing bunch of them beamed up to Nexor's Fundament in the Nebulous Galaxy.

Posted by: Vermont Woodchuck at May 12, 2014 7:54 AM

I'll say it again: Better you take out a loan for $75,000 and give it to your kid to invest in or start his own business than send them to college. You'll get about the same return and them likely a better education out of it.

Almost nobody should go to college any more, its too expensive, gives far too poor a product for the cost, and for sane normal Americans is essentially a hostile indoctrination camp.

Posted by: Christopher Taylor at May 12, 2014 12:36 PM

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