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Reader comment on item: The Rot in Our [Canadian] Universities

Submitted by Edward Cline (United States), Jan 31, 2003 at 16:32

Dear Mr. Pipes:

I was shocked to read the measures the campus authorities and Canadian polic had to take to ensure your safety and right to speak. You are right, though, to call the measures an instance of the ideological rot in universities. It seems that a climate of fear has set in across the whole spectrum of academia, and that the vultures and chickens of political correctness and intellectual conformity are all coming home to roost at the same time! However, I admire your courage and determination to speak out and not remain silent.

Edward Cline
Yorktown, Virginia
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