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They have. What will we do about it?

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Submitted by Joe Katzman (Canada), Jun 13, 2002 at 07:18

Daniel, they've made their decision. There's only one question left, and it's very, very simple.

"What are you gonna do about it?"

That question is, of course put to the collective. If enough people decide that it's time to whack the universities upside the head and make them change course, the universities will. If alumni get organized and their actions become political issues, they will. If the administrator at Harvard who worked with Yasin to include "jihad" in this speech had been forced out of his job, the others would change their tune in line with the careerist imperative that animates 95% of them.

Note that all of these results depend on pressure from outside, the universities themselves being impervious to voices of morality and effective at removing dissent on the inside. NAS.org is great, but can't win alone.

So, to all readers I ask... what are you gonna do about it?
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