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Let’s Help Academia Destroy Itself

GOOD GRIEF!!! This is like stating a phrase to a classmate to pass it on. By the time it gets to the 30th student, the phrase is totally different. Everyone, please reread my original post!

Conservatives should welcome the decline of academia as we know it. I, for one, will celebrate its death by engaging in the same activity that characterized my four years at what some call its pinnacle– drinking a lot of Coors Light.

There is still nostalgia among conservatives, especially older ones who have forgotten what college is really like, for the idea of higher education as a rigorous venue for intellectual growth, an environment of exciting and vibrant ideas shared by wise, caring educators dedicated to the pursuit of truth.

Today, it is nothing of the sort.

For the vast majority...