NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE C ancel culture in higher education follows a predictable pattern.
First comes the offense. A professor assigns a book written by an author who has fallen afoul of postmodern moral sensibilities, or encourages a class discussion on a topic deemed “settled” by the arbiters of today’s culture.
After that come the demands. “Fire him,” “revoke his tenure,” “cancel his assigned classes,” and so on.
Then come the platitudes from administrators. “This does not represent the values of our college.”
And so it goes. The cycle is so predictable now that its inanity ought to be obvious to all, but college students and the professors and …