College Profs are a Clear and Present Danger to American democracy

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expat
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Then what's your explanation

Then what's your explanation for there being so few conservative institutions or teachers? Besides being losers, aren't you people all about letting the market decide? Seems like the market has made its choice.

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A rigged "market" is not a

A rigged "market" is not a valid test. Corrupting existing institutions while denying that it's happened is deceit, not validation.

Found a communist college. Put out your shingle, and see who shows up. How many would choose it if they were told, honestly, what was going on there?

"Come to Commie College! Get indoctrinated! Get a useless degree, and go deeply into debt to get it! Don't worry, the new socialist Amerika will bail you out later when we force your neighbors to pay for it all!"

Any takers?

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Sounds similar to the

Sounds similar to the strategy used by Trump University.

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A distorted "market?"

A distorted "market?"

Have you ever heard of Prof. Amy Wax, and Prof. Jordan Peterson?

They dare put forward reasoned arguments that run counter to the prevailing SJW view.

The Gestapo Academia immediately puts out contracts on them.

How dare they challenge progressive orthodoxy?

I'm sure our friends have examples of the obverse, where left wing extremist faculty are threatened with an inch of their lives if they persist in their teachings.

Let's face it; the commie/socialist conversion is well underway, and it's wellspring is academia.

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@Toolsmith: "Certainly not

@Toolsmith: "Certainly not against education, but I am against indoctrination masquerading as education."

That is excellent, but I think for whatever reason the message in the conservative media is getting distorted into, "we don't need no stinkin' edumacation!"

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More like we don't need to

More like we don't need to spend 160k for a queer studies degree. Only the libs are stupid enough to do that.

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Let's face it, many of the

Let's face it, many of the degrees issued today do not indicate learning. Those are actually indoctrination certifications.

Melvin Udall
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Can't remember where I got

Can't remember where I got this:

“buying a Bowdoin College degree for $200,000 is like paying someone to load your brain and every other ‘smart’ device you own with computer malware”

And more related commentary:

College "Majors"

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More Misery in Missouri

More Misery in Missouri
The university continues to struggle with fallout from the 2015 protests.

"Indulging protesters can be expensive, as the University of Missouri is discovering three years after students successfully demanded the resignation of the president and chancellor. Last week the school said it will have to eliminate 185 positions on top of 308 cut last year. "

Missouri Misery

Can't help but wonder how many are faculty from the department of useless fluff. Otherwise known as the psychobabble chambers.

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The WSJ Weekend Journal has a

The WSJ Weekend Journal has a long opinion piece on Prof. Jordan Peterson. It incluedes this passage:

Similarly, Mr. Peterson insists it is "necessary and desirable for religions to have a dogmatic element." This provides a stable worldview that allows a young person to become "a properly disciplined person" and "a wellforged tool."

Yet this is not, for Mr. Peterson, the highest human aspiration. It is merely the first necessary step along a path toward maturity, toward an ever more refined uniqueness and individuality. The individuality he describes emerges over decades from an original personality forged through painful discipline. The alternative, he writes, is to remain "an adult two-year old" who goes to pieces in the face of any adversity and for whom "softness and harmlessness become the only consciously acceptable virtues."

There is plentiful evidence here at Bowdoin, for one, to support the assertion in the last sentence.

Conservatism's rebirth??

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The post I meant to link to

The post I meant to link to earlier:

Careers R'nt Us....

It references "peace and reconciliation studies" at UMaine.

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