A faculty member at Macalester College takes issue with the administration's decision to "pause" Taravat Talepasand's art exhibit.
"In a free country, no one has the right to be exempt from being offended." Great point.
The ever lengthening list of what constitutes hurt, harm, pain, trauma on college campuses today is astounding. Trigger warnings and the infantalizing of young adults boggles my mind.
If memory serves, under international law and custom, a right is something inherent and inviolate; whereas a liberty is granted and therefore subject to negotiation and removal.