Silencing Differing Views

Increasingly in today’s United States, we see attempts to silence views of those with differing opinions. We find this especially true in college and universities. Where once the goal was to expose students to different viewpoints and teach them to apply rational thought to develop their own reasons for their beliefs,  the goal now is increasingly to teach them what to think and to prevent them from being exposed to anything different than the ‘doctrine’ pushed by academic rule-makers.

The link below provides a perspective on the rising ‘progressive’ tendency to demand that only certain thoughts and viewpoints are valid.

It’s worth a read. And worth thinking about.

https://quillette.com/2018/03/10/psychology-progressive-hostility/?fbclid=IwAR3BXJTiplUjakFJ32iLwkkqECnebQAQSlclGt0AkQQ2navhoOSKcPYpu5I#menuclose

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