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  • Does Modern Academia Encourage Unthinking Acceptance of Authority?

    05/12/2013 9:10:49 AM PDT · by DanMiller · 25 replies
    Dan Miller's Blog ^ | May 12, 2013 | Dan Miller
    This post is based in large part on an article titled Why Anti-Authoritarians are Diagnosed as Mentally IllIs there a current tendency to consider those who cherish and seek to preserve our rights, including those under the First and Second Amendments, mentally ill for that reason? Interesting for the focused question it poses directly, the article should raise broader but similar questions about the current nature of academia in general. I have had no direct contact with academia since my years in undergraduate school (1959 - 63) and in law school (1963 - 66). "Back in the good old days," we were encouraged...