Jordan Peterson explains what a sham much of higher education today is: The Left poisons everything it touches. Higher education is largely in the hands of a cult that substitutes indoctrination for education, and hates traditional Western Civilization.
Malo periculosam, libertatem quam quietam servitutem. Thomas Jefferson in a letter to James Madison, January 30, 1787 This is too hilarious: Several professors on Grounds collaborated to write a letter to University President Teresa Sullivan against the inclusion
The ideological orientation of academia to the political left is an old story. Certainly such ideological conformity was well established back in my halcyon undergraduate and law school days at the University of Illinois, 1975-1982. Outside of my ROTC courses, I was guaranteed
The other week Megan McArdle wrote a post about political bias in academia, inspired by this anecdote about psychologist Jonathan Haidt: He polled his audience at the San Antonio Convention Center, starting by asking how many considered themselves politically liberal.