I’ll just drop this tweet from Bret Weinstein, late of The Evergreen State College, who is appalled by an upcoming lecture at the College. I, too, am disturbed by this lecture, which really does seem designed to turn the debate about the First Amendment back to a debate about racism. Bret says he went, and I’ve pasted his Twitter reports below the announcement. It sounds pretty much like what he expected
Evergreen is desperately trying to escape the hole it dug for itself last year. But it refuses to comprehend what occurred, and so it digs down, not out.@EvergreenStCol admin brought in constitutional lawyer, Alan Levine, to publicly rationalize deplatforming.
I went. pic.twitter.com/yxFIvzFj6e
— Bret Weinstein (@BretWeinstein) January 24, 2018
This is best read from the bottom up:
Evergreen is completely hopeless. If any parent asked me, I’d tell them not to send their kids there if they wanted them to improve in rationality over four years.