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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