The taproot in question is Darwinism, which “addles the mind” of the Woke elite, the “Ivy-schooled primitives,” whom Zmirak compares with cargo cults.
The secularist is right to feel uncomfortable as he mouths a theistic creed. Theists, for their part, should respect this reluctance.
From climate change to the coronavirus, one tendency among writers and commentators is to an urgent, insatiable, almost sexual desire to cast unwarranted terror over other people.
Think of it: Wealthy parents are bribing their kids’ way into universities where the ultimate mystery of existence doesn’t even get a hearing.
As the new school year begins, a group of Ivy League educators (among them, Robert P. George) urge college students to “think for yourself.”