I’m a liberal professor and my conservative students terrify me.
Jason McCormick
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My extended family is definitely liberal. But I want to relate a story about a professor who was arguably too liberal… The school was Harvard. The class was Feminism and Gender Equality. The student was my son, one of only two males in the class. Both were there obviously because they felt that the topic was important. The topic of the day was increasing the penalties for rape, and there is no doubt that many of the women in the class had experienced that crime. My son had the temerity to warn that laws often have unintended consequences, and increasing the penalties for rape might actually result in fewer guilty verdicts. That statement lit up the class in anger. The direct result was the only B that my son got in 4 years of college.

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