Donald R. McClarey

Jordan Peterson: Dangerous People Are Teaching Our Kids

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. 

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Donald R. McClarey

Precious Snowflake Strips

An example of entitled brattiness in action:   A Cornell University senior delivered her honors thesis after stripping down to her bra and underwear in front of her teacher and classmates — at least two dozen of whom also undressed

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Politically Correct Eat Their Own

  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

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A Liberal Education

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

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Academia and Lifestyle Bias

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.

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