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Character Development Is Alive and Well On the College Campus. Sort Of.

Character Development Is Alive and Well On the College Campus. Sort Of.

A few days Mike Adams posted an article at Townhall.com titled Diversity and Catatonic Schizophrenia. It begins, Dianne Harrison is the new president of California State University, Northridge (CSUN). It’s a small college in the Golden State but it sure is loaded with diversity. How do I know? Because Dianne has written a letter to the entire university, telling everyone how diverse they are and, more importantly, what a great person she is because she loves diversity. In her short…

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What Do “Hate,” “Diversity” and “Intolerance” Mean?

What Do “Hate,” “Diversity” and “Intolerance” Mean?

This is old news, but instructive nonetheless, for its issues are astonishingly and disturbingly persistent. I ran across it just now on an inactive blog called “dotmoms.”   A friend of mine told me this true story. She teaches at an elite private school, and her kids attend it as students. One day she and all the other parents received an unsigned letter in the mail. The letter “outted” two longtime faculty members; their names were not omitted. The anonymous…

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What Do Diversity and Inclusion Mean at Cisco Systems?

What Do Diversity and Inclusion Mean at Cisco Systems?

Can someone help me understand what diversity means at Cisco Systems? 1. Frank Turek, a management and team-building trainer, was dismissed by Cisco for reasons completely unrelated to his job performance. 2. The reason for his dismissal was his religious and political views, none of which was ever brought up on the job. 3. Cisco loudly trumpets its value of inclusion and diversity. 4. The company has reportedly failed to respond to private and open letters asking how this firing…

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