By many objective signs and indicators the world is becoming a far more materially comfortable place.
America seems to be an increasingly politically polarized society.
Students challenged to weigh opposing perspectives and make a cogent argument? Isn’t that close to the heart of what we call “higher education,” or has that ethos disappeared along with the silly fads?
A “culture of censorship” has come down upon universities across the United States, destroying any hope for engaging ideas in exchange for safe spaces.