Academia and the rise of “institutional disconfirmation”

Source » Jonathan Haidt in an interview on Mind the Campus: So we acknowledge that if there was no discrimination at all, the field [of social psychology] would still lean left. And that’s perfectly fine with us.  We don’t give a damn about exact proportional representation. What we care…

Learning: “At times may challenge you and even cause discomfort”

Source » University of Chicago: Our commitment to academic freedom means that we do not support so called ‘trigger warnings,’ we do not cancel invited speakers because their topics might prove controversial, and we do not condone the creation of intellectual ‘safe spaces’ where individuals can retreat from ideas and perspectives…