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The New Religion of Social Justice Fundamentalism

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This New Religion Is Causing an Existential Crisis at American Colleges and Universities, NYU Prof Says:The religion of fundamental social justice sweeping across college campuses is so alarming, intense, and dripping with such extreme liberal fundamentalism, says Jonathan Haidt, it has created an existential crisis for American academia while punishing heretics with public shame. In a lecture billed “The American University’s New Assault on Free Speech,” he asks, “So if that’s the basic psychology and as religion itself has been retreating and kids are raised in a more secular environment, then what takes the place of that?” When social issues like racism or sexism are treated as sacred, he says, it becomes difficult to have honest conversations about them.
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