Where ‘Diversity’ Means Conformity

Academic Freedom?

Lee Duigon

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And where is that? You guessed it–college!

I draw your attention to a townhall.com column by Jack Kerwin today, “Groupthink in Academia: the Will to Submit.”

https://townhall.com/columnists/jackkerwick/2017/12/05/groupthink-in-academia–the-will-to-submit-n2418376

In it, he cites a study that found, within America’s colleges and universities, a near-perfect degree of ideological and political conformity–“groupthink” in spades. Which comes as no surprise at all. Anyway, give it a read. The facts and figures are eye-popping.

Does anybody still not know, or at least suspect, that the general effect of public education, if not its explicit purpose, is to breed conformity? And that the higher up the education ladder you go, the more conformity you find? And the more lip-service paid to a totally nonexistent “diversity.”

The thing that must be done, and the sooner, the better, is to cut off public funding of the universities. Mr. Kerwick thinks it’s the public funding, most of it provided by…

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