Universities should issue a one-time “trigger warning,” says Jonathan Rauch, author of Kindly Inquisitors: The New Attacks on Free Thought. At any moment, you may be exposed to ideas you find shocking, offensive, obnoxious, absurd, racist, sexist, homophobic or generally obnoxious. It’s called “education,” he says.
Thursday, January 15, 2015
Trigger Warnings, Microaggression, and the Permanently Aggrieved
Joanne has it all in this post. I'm reposting the entire text, click on the link to see the video she included.