A Conference’s Recipe for ‘Viewpoint Diversity’: More Free Play, More John Stuart Mill

June 21, 2018

By Tom Bartlett at The Chronicle of Higher Education

College students today didn’t play enough as kids, and therefore they fall apart — or become furious — when confronted with challenging ideas. Administrators are too weak to stand up to these fragile students. That combination has led to a crisis on campuses that threatens free speech, unfettered inquiry, and perhaps the very soul of the academy.

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