Tag Archives: Higher Ed

Quick Takes – Institutional Privilege Checking: Mentoring Experts; Unjust Syllabi; “Honorary Whites”

     Another “quick takes” on items where there is too little to say to make a complete article, but is still important enough to comment on.      The focus this time: F**k off you icky Whites!      First, a little mood music:      Carrying … Continue reading

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Quick Takes — Trans Rage: Boys In Girls’ Locker Rooms; Punished For Pronoun Crimes; Hollywood Not Allowed To Pretend

     Another “quick takes” on items where there is too little to say to make a complete article, but is still important enough to comment on.      The focus this time: But only we can be special!      First, a little mood music: … Continue reading

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Just As Long As the White Kid Suffers Too…

     The anti-civil liberties organization, ACLU, has declared that discriminating against Asian-Americans, despite their being considered “persons of color”, is perfectly acceptable just as long as White students continue to suffer from discrimination. Make no mistake: A lawsuit against Harvard that's … Continue reading

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Quick Takes – Academically Gay: Reading Queerly; Denaturalizing Heterosexuality; Queering the Bible

     Another “quick takes” on items where there is too little to say to make a complete article, but is still important enough to comment on.      The focus this time: Academia’s Super, Thanks for Asking!      First, a little mood music: Carrying … Continue reading

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Quick Takes – Icky in Academia: Shameful White Males; Unwanted Asians; Colorblind Racism

     Another “quick takes” on items where there is too little to say to make a complete article, but is still important enough to comment on.      The focus this time: Procul, o procul este, profani      First, a little mood music:      Carrying … Continue reading

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The Grievance Studies Affair

     The decline and fall of Academia, particularly as it pertains to the humanities, has been well documented. The willingness to publish incomprehensible garbage replete with buzzwords has also been established. The true depths to which academia and peer reviewed journals … Continue reading

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Quick Takes – Mentally Ill Education: Psychological Disorders; Genital Self Esteem; The New Red Guard

     Another “quick takes” on items where there is too little to say to make a complete article, but is still important enough to comment on.      The focus this time: When I went to YOUR schools, I went to YOUR churches, … Continue reading

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Academia Down The Memory Hole

     George Orwell introduced us to the concept of the “Memory Hole”, where inconvenient documents and records are disappeared as if they never existed. In the novel 1984, this memory hole was a literal hole that lead to an incinerator that … Continue reading

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Quick Takes – Broke: Mathematics; Woke: STEAM; Bespoke: Social Justice Mathematics

     Another “quick takes” on items where there is too little to say to make a complete article, but is still important enough to comment on.      The focus this time: 2 + 2 = 5      First, a little mood music:      Carrying … Continue reading

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Transing Academia

     Yuval Levin pointed out in the book “Tyranny of Reason”, a religious limitation to objective scientific study by, IIRC, Aquinas that stipulated that observation and reason ought to be paramount provided that such evidence is not construed to contradict devine … Continue reading

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