Free speech is so last century. Today’s students want the ‘right to be comfortable’

Have you met the Stepford students? They’re everywhere. On campuses across the land.

Sitting stony-eyed in lecture halls or surreptitiously policing beer-fuelled banter in the uni bar. They look like students, dress like students, smell like students.

But their student brains have been replaced by brains bereft of critical faculties and programmed to conform.

To the untrained eye, they seem like your average book-devouring, ideas-discussing, H&M-adorned youth, but anyone who’s spent more than five minutes in their company will know that these students are far more interested in shutting debate down than opening it up…

  • All the more reason to push debates and reduce or eliminate funding for universities. Why fund places of higher learning when the only thing one learns is how to be a Nazi?

    • El Martyachi

      At the heart of University of Manitoba there is a fireplace. It’s next to the food court amidst generous comfy seating. It was pretty nice in the winter. The green fascists permanently shut it down a few years ago. I can’t yet articulate the complete insanity of that act. Maybe in a few years.

      • eMan14

        Maybe they would be satisfied if the fireplace burned Conservatives rather than wood.

      • dance…dancetotheradio

        I haven’t been there in over twenty years or more.
        That’s my hometown.
        We used to play all over there when we were kids.

        • El Martyachi

          a hearth warms students

          no longer in the winter

          cold stones are their hearts

      • Oh good…

  • Clausewitz

    Those who claim that they have a right to be comfortable, will never attain it, and in the end suffer grievously from that want.

  • Brett_McS

    The accompanying audio of a debate between the author and one of the Stepford Students goes about as expected, with the student proving the author’s point without realizing it. I weep for the future!

  • Norman_In_New_York

    Facing a lifetime of paying off student loans can bring about academic PTSD.

  • Hard Little Machine

    All Hail