Civility is for suckers: Campus hypocrisy and the “polite behavior” lie

When campus administrators hide behind the fig-leaf of “community,” they’re usually protecting a powerful agenda


"Now, who gets to determine what “civil” behavior and speech is, and what is not?  Even as administrators espouse the value of “community” it is clear that the final arbiters of civility are they themselves.  And this is what makes signing on to civility something one should think twice about—civility is in the eye of the powerful." – David Palumbo-Liu, Louise Hewlett Nixon Professor at Stanford University

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Author: Peaceful Patriot

Proud middle class husband, father, and progressive liberal. Registered Non-Partisan but have much more in common with Democrats than Republicans. Consider Libertarians to be immature and underdeveloped in their understanding of reality. An atheist who doesn't care what you believe so long as you stop pretending the Founding Fathers intended for you to legislatively force your beliefs on everyone else. Laughs out loud in mocking disdain at the abject lunacy of birthers, climate science deniers, and hard core tea partiers. If that offends you, too bad. You're not rational and have no place at the adult table.

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