“Human beings are born with different capacities. If they are free, they are not equal. And if they are equal, they are not free.”
― Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

“For the power of Man to make himself what he pleases means, as we have seen, the power of some men to make other men what they please.”
― C. S. Lewis

Thursday, December 14, 2017

Well done, Fighting Illini!

A hopeful sign from the University of Illinois.

University of Illinois cracks down on 'heckler's veto'
—Adam Sabes
“An unyielding allegiance to freedom of speech—even controversial, contentious, and unpopular speech—is indispensable to developing the analytical and communication skills of our students and empowering all members of our university communities to be active and informed citizens,” the document asserts before outlining measures designed to safeguard that freedom.
It will be interesting to see how well this is applied.

While we're talking about free speech on campus, the blogroll sites under "Academia" are worthy of your attention. Don't miss Heterodox Academy.

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