“The Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas are Setting Up a Generation for Failure” By Greg Lukianoff and Jonathan Haidt. Penguin Press, New York, 2018. What happens on campus does not stay on campus. The sharp increase in student sensitivity to perceived danger, the increasingly tribal us-vs.-them mentality, the intolerance of words and ideas, the tendency to catastrophize and the rapid rise in anxiety, depression, self-harm and suicide attempts are […]

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