The Lunacy of “Trigger Warnings”

June 3, 2014

By Mark Tapson at Acculturated

It’s official: we have raised at least one generation so privileged and self-centered that it makes demands on life instead of the other way around.

The New York Times reported recently on the rise of university student requests for “trigger warnings,” alerts from the professor that the syllabus material students may encounter in the course might deeply disturb them – re-traumatizing, for example, rape victims or war veterans suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder...