[PODCAST] #480: Thaddeus Russell vs. Academic Conformism – Part Two – Does the Plot Thicken Or Is There Actually No Plot?

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Historian and Professor Thaddeus Russell returns for a three-part discussion about problems in academia and the challenges facing this generation of college students.

What's new?
Thaddeus has launched the first phase of his Renegade University.

1. Thad's Thoughts On the Work of Jonathan Haidt and generation-based explanations:
- Trigger warnings, moral dependency and the helicopter generation grown up
- Is over-parenting a class phenomenon?
- Media proliferation and the effect on parenting
- Are today's hysterias worse that the hysterias of the past?
- Information Overload
- Helicopter parents are children of divorce?
- Divorce and fear of abandonment
- One reason why leftists hate families
- Safety animals for college students
- Thad's Good Dad/Bad Step-Dad Theory

2. New Rejection of Intellectualism
- Liberalism (leftism) is now an identity and not an ideology
- debates are over
- what happened in promote anti-intellectualism in the 1960s; we have different theories
- define "intellectual"
- The new intellectuals of the 1960s are Marxists
- arrogance grows inside protective bubbles

3. Postmodernism
- Listen and find out...

Look Closer:
Thaddeus Russell's Site - www.thaddeusrussell.com

Previous School Sucks Show With Thaddeus Russell - http://schoolsucksproject.com/category/podcast/a-renegade-history-course-with-thaddeus-russell/



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