Australia: University caves to group think: Bjorn Lomborg banned

No guts. No commitment to debate and open inquiry.

If you were thinking of going to the University of Western Australia, think again. it has just caved to the pressure of group-thinkers and the ABC and cancelled its contract with the Abbott Government to house the Consensus Centre of Bjorn Lomborg, author of The Sceptical Environmentalist.

Lomborg has been attacked for not having the credentials that only group-thinkers can bestow. This real sin: to doubt that spending billions to “stop” global warming is smart when it makes such little difference.

What a terrible measure of the intolerance our universities have for debate.

Meanwhile, on Sydney University continues to employ Jake Lynch, the academic who cheered a protest to shout down a speaker who favoured Israel…

h/t Marvin