Entries by Greg Lukianoff, Jonathan Haidt

Freedom to Express Diverse Viewpoints is Essential for Democracy

Throughout our career, college students reliably supported free speech on campus. In fact, they demanded it. In 2013, we began to notice a dramatic shift: students arguing that certain expression or speakers were injurious to their mental health and their ability to function — utilizing the rhetoric of “violence” and “trauma” to characterize speech. They […]