From otherwise very impassioned and articulate commentators, the silence on this subject is remarkable. Truly, it’s a scandal.
In resisting bullies and censors, free speech advocates have done important work. They need, however, to add science to their range of concerns.
Do you self-censor? Would you tell your coworkers what you think about immigration, gender issues, or evolution?
Career anxiety is exactly how heterodox thought is policed and stamped out in the academic world.
What Denyse O’Leary calls “well-intentioned nonsense” will protect no one that needs protecting.