Killing with Kindness

by John Derbyshire

Harvard University is demanding a loyalty oath from freshmen:

First-years are being pressured to sign a “Freshman Pledge” committing them to create a campus “where the exercise of kindness holds a place on a par with intellectual attainment” — all in the name of “upholding the values of the College” including “inclusiveness and civility.”

If you ever doubted that Political Correctness is totalitarianism by stealth, doubt no more.

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