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The Tyranny of Good Intentions at U.S. Colleges

AudiR10 Wrote: Nov 29, 2012 3:23 PM
As far as the libertarian idea of punishing consequences, not actions, is concerned, I would imagine that the insurance companies would take over such things as helmets, seat belts, airbags, etc. which would lower the premiums of those using them and raise the premiums of those who don't. As far as Speech Codes go, I believe university students should be fined for every use of the words "f**k" or "s**t" and the resulting fortune applied toward lowering the tuition of those who refrain. Other speech should be left to the Marketplace to police.
In 1902, journalist Lincoln Steffens wrote a book called "The Shame of the Cities." At the time, Americans took pride in big cities, with their towering skyscrapers, productive factories and prominent cultural institutions.

Steffens showed there were some rotten things underneath the gleaming veneers -- corrupt local governments and political machines, aided and abetted by business leaders.

In recent weeks, two books have appeared about another of America's gleaming institutions, our colleges and universities, either of which could be subtitled "The Shame of the Universities."

In "Mismatch," law professor Richard Sander and journalist Stuart Taylor expose, in the words of their...