Link blog: derren-brown, Chicago, ex-christian, university

Derren Brown: The miracle maker reveals his Christian past
All the best people are ex-Christians.
(tags: derren-brown ex-christian premier)
How The University of Chicago Could Have Done A Better Job Defending Free Speech | Popehat
Popehat improves the wording of the letter.
(tags: university education trigger Chicago)

Link blog: psychology, trigger, university, microagression.

How Trigger Warnings Are Hurting Mental Health on Campus – The Atlantic
American identity politics and the attempt to curtail academic freedom with talk of triggers and microaggressions and all that jazz. “You might call this impulse vindictive protectiveness.” (Via Mefi, where the mods deleted a posting someone made linking to this, disappointingly: Mefi’s mods seem to have crossed the ID politics event horizon recently)
(tags: ptsd trigger psychology university america academia microagression.)