“Amid heightened tensions on college campuses, well-established scientific ideas are suddenly meeting with stiff political resistance”

THE ATLANTIC
Self-censorship on Campus Is Bad for Science
by Luana Maroja
May 28, 2019

I have taught evolution and genetics at Williams College for about a decade. For most of that time, the only complaints I got from students were about grades. But that all changed after Donald Trump’s election as president. At that moment, political tensions were running high on our campus. And well-established scientific ideas that I’d been teaching for years suddenly met with stiff ideological resistance. The trouble began when we discussed the notion of heritability as it applies to human intelligence. READ MORE

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