Race, Sex, and Harvard

Thomas Sowell writes another thought-provoking article on how diversity is a blanket for political agendas.


Neither truth nor standards matter when it comes to one of the ideological raw nerves like race…

Despite incessant repetition of the word “diversity” in academe, the tragic fact is that the academic world is one of the most intolerant places in America when it comes to diversity of ideas. Even the president of Harvard dare not step out of line.

Parents pay the kind of money on which whole families could live, in order to have their children “educated” at elite academic institutions, hearing only one side of a whole range of issues — race and sex being just two…

Students are getting half an education at inflated prices and learning only how to label, dismiss and demonize ideas that differ from what they have been led to believe. Their “educated” ignorance is a danger to the future of this country.

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  1. There is an organization called Foundation for Individual Rights in Eductation that brings publicity and often litigation against educational institutions that suppress freedom of expression through speech codes, “diversity” policies, and other policies designed to make sure no one is offended. Their website is worth checking out:


    Read some of the articles and case stories.

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