Cancel culture had no name in 2013. It has since become one of the major worries in contemporary life.
Atheists targeted the Ball State University scientist after they learned his honors course dared to expose students to evidence of design in the universe.
“Strange that it may seem, Darwin plays a central role in this drama. Karl Marx himself credited Darwin with much of his basic insight into human history.”
For the University of Chicago to turn its back on free speech would be like a Christian college turning its back on Christianity. It couldn’t happen.
Solzhenitsyn’s basic advice is simply not to participate with lies, and to refuse to speak what one does not believe. It’s unnervingly relevant counsel.