Friday, January 24, 2014

Weekend Links

Interested in an account of the decline of the humanities on the American campus? Heather MacDonald wrote a lengthy, thoughtful, and scathing critique of academia and the humanities, and is an absolute must read.

Jonah Goldberg astutely asks, "So what was the point of Obamacare?"

On having a "conversation about race": "The conversation is stymied by two pathologies: the self-indictment of whites who were raised to believe that acknowledgment of collective guilt is a badge of honor, and the self-indictment of minorities who were raised to believe that collective victimhood is a badge of moral superiority." Wow.  Click here to read why the author of this statement has more intellectual courage and honesty than the entire UCLA humanities department combined (see the link above).  Spectacular article!

Another story rarely covered by the MSM or taught in the leftist universities in the west: How communism destroys the environment.



[ht: Instapundit.com; Mark Perry;]