n the first of a two-part series, we look at the subject of free speech on college campuses. Why are speakers being barred or, if allowed on campus, to be shouted down? Doesn’t a liberal arts degree imply that some of the material you will read and discuss will be new, in opposition to that which you have been exposed to and valuable as you find your way in a world filled with people with contrasting ideas? Greg Lukianoff, our guest, and his co-author. Jonathan Haidt, set off a firestorm when an article they wrote made the cover of ‘The Atlantic’ and challenged the notion that universities, regrettably, have become places to protect students from certain forms of speech, rather than introducing them to new ideas. He will make his argument in this podcast. On our next podcast, William Egginton addresses a similar concern.
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