On Campus / Viewpoint Diversity

Those ‘Snowflakes’ Have Chilling Effects Even Beyond the Campus

By Heather Mac Donald ● The Wall Street Journal ● 04/21/2017


The soft totalitarianism seen repeatedly on American campuses is not, as many say, a psychological dysfunction produced by helicopter parenting. At the core of campus intolerance lies a worldview that encourages students to view themselves as existentially oppressed and justifies, in turn, the forceful silencing of contrarian opinion.