Major university sued for Orwellian, unconstitutional restrictions on free speech
To understand this truth, one need only look to the nation’s colleges and universities, those little despotic kingdoms dotting the land of the free. Once-venerable institutions, committed to unwritten laws governing the pursuit of truth (intellectual exploration, academic freedom, and the other eminent tenets that compose a truly higher education) are now thoroughly overrun by an upstart class of petty, would-be authoritarians: grubby, administrative bureaucrats whose primary goal is the continual justification of their six-figure salaries. As such, their loyalties lie not with outdated notions of “free inquiry” or “due process,” but rather with whatever fresh sentiment of epistemological protectionism is prevailing among the loudest-shouting members of campus — under which auspices administrators can erect yet another regulatory edifice and thus fulfill their raison d’etre.
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