Monday, March 19, 2018

Silly Girl . . .

A conventionally academic liberal, she thought universities were for free speech and discussion of great ideas. Lindsay Shepherd and Mark Steyn discuss her epiphany at Wilfrid Laurier University in Ontario, Canada (H/T Maggies Farm):

If you aren't familiar with the backstory, very briefly, as a teaching assistant in a grammar class in at Wilfrid Laurier, she played a short clip of a Canadian public TV show featuring Dr. Jordan Peterson featuring his views on gendered pronouns. She was dragged into a secret meeting with two professors and an administrator and accused of violations of Canadian hate speech laws. She secretly recorded the interview, and made it public (you can listen to it here), and raised an enormous fuss. Ultimately, the university sided with her.

Her first conversation with Dr. Peterson, on Louder with Crowder:

If you find this issue interesting, you might also find this much longer conversation between Dr. Peterson and a couple of professors at Wilfed Laurier interesting, although at times it gets pretty deep in the academic weeds.

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