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Feelings and Emotions over Facts and Logic

In this Townhall column, UNC-Wilmington professor Mike Adams identifies one of the more disturbing trends in American education: Students are encouraged to regard their feelings and emotions about things as paramount. Rarely are they challenged (unless they have feelings that run contrary to the orthodoxies of statism) and told that they need to ground their convictions in facts and logic.

George Leef — George Leef is the director of research for the John William Pope Center for Higher Education Policy.

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