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By Greg Lukianoff at The Huffington Post
Ever since Brandeis University decided last week to revoke an honorary degree it was poised to grant to controversial women's rights activist and atheist Ayaan Hirsi Ali, the Internet has blown up with discussion, with some people condemning the decision, others defending it, and still others playing the culture war role of saying,"Double standard! I bet you wouldn't feel this way if Hirsi Ali was criticizing a religion other than Islam." So, in other words, it's a typical culture war fight on the Internet...
Schools: Brandeis University