The Coddling of the American Mind: ‘trigger warnings’ for a generation

“While the authors seem bent on sparking a movement, their thesis will struggle to win over their tremulous subjects. The Coddling of the American Mind: ‘trigger warnings’ for a generation. Affronting popular sensibilities at taxpayers’ expense, Leftist excesses on campus reliably inflame middle America. There’s a running thread – ‘campus craziness’ – devoted to them on conservative TV channel Fox News and they were the subject of a cantankerous bestseller credited with fomenting the US culture wars …” (more)

[Stephen Phillips, Irish Times, 22 September]

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