- Responding to censors at the University of Warwick, Alan Levinovitz writes about how tolerance does not mean believing someone is right. Rather it is a virtue that “allows you to coexist with people whose way of life is different from your own without throwing a temper tantrum, or a punch.”
- Stephen Ceci and Wendy Williams discuss their response to the big paper about political homogeneity in psychology, and the hostile response they received when they published a paper on pro-female bias.
- Ken Whites opines on the charges filed against a “welfare and diversity officer” who has been charged with mean tweeting. The tweeter here is obviously left-wing, but here’s the rub:
“You censorious Guardians of Feels on the Left: if you thought that the norms you created wouldn’t be used against your “own side,” you’re fools. It is apparently your theory that the law is sexist, racist, and every other -ist, driven by privilege and wealth, and that free speech norms serve to protect rich white guys — yet somehow exceptions to free speech norm will be imposed in an egalitarian, progressive way. That is almost indescribably moronic. Go sit in the corner and think about what you have done.”
- Both the pro and con sides of a debate were banned from a debate at the University of Manchester. The debate was about free speech.
- The redoubtable David P. Schmitt describes his approach to trigger warnings in human sexuality education.
- Finally, Reason magazine covers three campus issues: gender pronoun police, sexual assault over-estimates, and a silver lining for due process.