Tag Archives: Totalitarianism

Left Think, Me Think: Bias and the Failure of Modern Higher Education

The failure of modern higher education is that it wants to teach people what to think, not how to think. **Note: Full disclosure here: I taught for several years at a major American university. Outside of technical courses like computer … Continue reading

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Enemy Within – The Danger of a Single Narrative

A couple days ago, writer David Brooks wrote a piece for the New York Times about the Danger of a Single Story.  By that, he was alluding to the notion developing in recent years about the negative consequences of allowing … Continue reading

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Trump – Equal and Opposite Reactions

So Donald Trump showed up in Chicago last week, where his rally was “shut down” (also this source and this) by the vociferous clamor of protestors.   Is this America or George Orwell’s 1984? Either we all have free speech, … Continue reading

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Identity Politics, Hilary Clinton, and the Boomerang Effect

The ironic thing about Totalitarians is that eventually the Totalitarianism they are pushing for – i.e. the silencing of dissenting opinion – comes back around to bite them in the butt. I refer to this as the Boomerang Effect. It … Continue reading

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Why America moving Left will be the End of the Left

The Atlantic has an article in its most recent issue entitled Why America is Moving Left. Now when you hear that, you may think that the author, Peter Beinart, means that America is becoming more liberal. If so, you would … Continue reading

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Bigotry comes in All Colors

We often don’t see a problem till it comes back around to affect us or the people we care about. Such is the case at Michigan State University, where a “self-proclaimed feminist” student blasted the school for mistreating her boyfriend, … Continue reading

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