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Response to the Schlichter Piece

OBAMA-DRAMA Wrote: Mar 05, 2013 5:14 PM
HARVARD UNIVERSITY Here at Harvard where I am an emeritus professor of physics and mathematics I can attest to the absolute correctness of both Schlicter's and now Jack Kerwick's columns. They observations are spot on. I have seen liberalism masquerading as secularism and progressivism grow like a cancer during my time here of 23 years. And, it is ever only getting worse.
rficara Wrote: Mar 06, 2013 12:17 PM
The problem has never been in the hard science or business curricula but in the "social" ones like Sociology, behavioral studies, gender studies, ethnic studies and even econ which has been gobbled up by Keynesian autocrats.

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True Conservative! Wrote: Mar 05, 2013 6:24 PM
Correct, but I've unfortunately, not seen the left being quite stupid enough to ignore Newton's knowledge! If only they would defy that western construct by jumping off a cliff!
OBAMA-DRAMA Wrote: Mar 05, 2013 6:49 PM
... head first from high high up.

My interest was piqued recently when I encountered at the title of Kurt Schlichter’s article: “Let’s Help Academia Destroy Itself.” The author, a self-described conservative, levels a visceral assault against the university.

Schlichter offers an essentially two prong attack against academia. The first we can call “the tick argument.” Academia, he says, is like “a liberal tick” in that it divests society of its “blood” while producing nothing in return. The second argument centers on the politicization of higher education. Schlichter calls academia “the College-Progressive Complex,” for it is “a reservoir of leftism” that American taxpayers are forced to subsidize...