How does a free society deal with criminals? Holding adults to the same standards as children, and dealing with more harassment at work.
Dr. Charles Negy, an associate professor of psychology at the University of Central Florida, had to email an extra, elementary lesson to his students — one so basic and of such societal value that it was posted on Reddit .
Striking a tone somewhere between ivory tower and a mother’s lecture, Negy challenged his students to step outside the context of their own cultures for a frank discussion on religious bigotry, a talk apparently interrupted by several students expressing bigoted views, in Negy’s opinion.
“We’re adults. We’re at a university,” he concludes. Read the letter below to how he arrived at this point.
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