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Why are college kids such babies today? (Life doesn't care about your feelings!)


The whole point of a college education is to be exposed to different viewpoints, but nowadays the college kids are just pathetic. Viewing "The Great Gatsby" as a harmful book because it has suicide and misogyny; "Things Fall Apart" may offend people because it talks about slavery and has elements of racism in it. Colleges put "trigger warnings" on syllabi to warn students that the book/assignment may hurt them in some way, or cause discomfort. In addition, there are "Free Speech Zones," and students protesting right wing speakers. You can't even hand out the Constitution--this is the USA!

 

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    Michaela (Michaela Osiecki) 20 months ago

    This is true and this behavior actually really hurts most discourse about a lot of controversial issues.


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    Lolita Monroe (LoliHey) 20 months ago

    Actually, you can't speak for freely at college. You have to sign up for the "free speech zone." I care, because these idiots are only allowing liberal views--God forbid you are pro-choice! Many people have made it through w/o stupid warnings.


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    Lolita Monroe (LoliHey) 20 months ago

    On the contrary, it is going on with many US universities. Don't know about Canada. People need to handle being offended in life.


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    Lolita Monroe (LoliHey) 20 months ago

    Right. It will be run by liberals who force people to think their certain way. The world will suck.


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    Lolita Monroe (LoliHey) 20 months ago

    Yes, but it is more prevalent now. I thank God I'm not in college now.


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