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From the press release: In this ground-breaking new history of early America, historian Robert Zimmerman not only exposes the lie behind The New York Times 1619 Project that falsely claims slavery is central to the history of the United States, he also provides profound lessons about the nature of human societies, lessons important for Americans today as well as for all future settlers on Mars and elsewhere in space.

 
Conscious Choice: The origins of slavery in America and why it matters today and for our future in outer space, is a riveting page-turning story that documents how slavery slowly became pervasive in the southern British colonies of North America, colonies founded by a people and culture that not only did not allow slavery but in every way were hostile to the practice.  
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Brandeis University withdraws planned honorary degree for Islam critic Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Brandeis University withdraws planned honorary degree for Islam critic Ayaan Hirsi Ali.

More than 85 of about 350 faculty members at Brandeis signed a letter asking for Ali to be booted off the list of honorary degree recipients. And an online petition created Monday by students at the school of 5,800 had gathered thousands of signatures from inside and outside the university as of Tuesday afternoon.

Our modern academic community: Willing partners to violent terrorists and to the oppressors of the innocent and weak.

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2 comments

  • Publius 2

    I have met Ms. Ali, and I have heard her speak. Every university in America should be clamoring for her attention. Her reasoned argument and her personal courage stand her far above the weak-minded academicians who have done this. Likewise the hypocrite feminist leaders of America, who continue to espouse women’s rights — except for Muslim women. They should all be deeply ashamed.

  • Tom Billimgs

    I have read some of her stuff. Her prescriptions grate on the ears of those who assume that *any* criticism of a non-industrial culture is racist, or traitorous to their great cause of breaking industrial cultures and the freedoms they support. That includes criticism of the Caliphate revivalists who openly support the assaults on Hirsi Ali.

    In addition, Brandeis is an academic institution that has received many grants from oil sheiks, just like so much of western academia. Western Universities, by now, have a nearly 600 years long tradition of selling their opinions to governments with money, and obviously, Brandeis doesn’t want to lose crucial donors.

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