Posted by: Gregory Linton | 08/13/2015

Lukianoff & Haidt, “The Coddling of the American Mind”

In a lengthy and insightful article in the The Atlantic, Greg Lukianoff and Jonathan Haidt analyze the increasing sensitivity of college students to words and ideas they don’t like. This trend is captured by the rise in popularity of the terms “microaggression” and “trigger warnings.” They show why these trends are harmful to the intellectual and personal development of students.

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