On the petition to suspend Social Justice cources in Universities part 2.

I meant to write this a few days ago, but my conception of this part changed a bit. Before I get started, Disclaimer: I don’t claim to be entirely neutral. I try to give the benefit of the doubt when I have no reason otherwise. Ultimately I don’t agree with the petition but there’s been little to no discussion that doesn’t involve petty bullshit. Closure and understanding is what we need but is in short supply. Continue reading

On the petition to suspend Social Justice Courses in universities. Part One of Two

I’ve been meaning to start this blog for a while. I started out by writing some cbeesy introductory posts that didn’t make the cut. But now is a good a time as any to write something. This particular topic has had quite a bit said already, but what the hell. Perhaps someone will find something I have to say unique, or at least a concise portrayal of the controversy.

This post comes in two parts. Part one will explain the petition, and why I won’t be signing it. Part two will be discussing some of the controversy.

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