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From The College Fix:

‘We demand not to be coddled.’ UChicago students’ new publication fights cancel culture, supports free speech
A group of conservative and libertarian students at the University of Chicago have recently launched the Chicago Thinker, an online news and opinion publication that aims to exercise and uphold the values of the school’s famous free speech Chicago Principles.

“We demand not to be coddled,” its editors state on their about page.

“Embracing the experience of unfettered inquiry and free expression is precisely the point of these years of intense study: to rigorously confront and challenge our most deeply-held beliefs—and to emerge from the experience as more thoughtful, informed human beings.”

Good - let a 100 flowers bloom and let us hope that this time, there is no ideological crackdown. Mao was a big asshole and an idiot. If there is one place in our culture for intelectual freedom and for the exploration of new ideas, it is the college campus.

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