Freedom of expression


By making our educational institutions safe and accommodating has denied students the benefit of hearing and understanding different perspectives which, if they are shielded from them, leave them unprepared to challenge them when they enter “the real world”. 

What we need to do is better equip people on how to respond to and challenge different perspectives, regardless of how offensive they may be. As I have written before, this is missing in our society today. 

One way to do this is teaching people the art of debate where facts and logical arguments are framed in the context of how people feel, and why they feel the way they do about the issue or situation. This is called civil discourse.