University Is Meant To Challenge You, Not Pamper You: The Dilemma Of The Customer-Student.

SPARTAN-MIND PSYCH

This post is directly in reference to a thoroughly well written article in the Atlantic. The reason I am writing this post is to abbreviate and bring together some of the points raised, which will hopefully serve to spike people’s interest enough to commit to the lengthy, well researched Atlantic post. This post will differ to my others in that it is a reflective piece, based on mine and my colleagues’ experiences and collective insight, which seem to be in line with the article. As such it will differ in tone to my traditional posts.

http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2015/09/the-coddling-of-the-american-mind/399356/

We have gone too far

The article linked above might be one of the most important articles I have read detailing the escalating problem at university with safe spaces and the ‘right to not be offended’,  which are combined leading to an anti-intellectual movement, which I fear we might not recover from. The…

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