Most of the arguments for “multiculturalism” in education are so flimsy, inconsistent, and downright silly that it is hard to imagine them being taken seriously if they were not backed up by shrill rhetoric, character assassination, and the implied or open threat of organised disruption on American campuses.
Let us examine the multicultur-alists’ questions one by one. Why do we study western civilisation, to the neglect of other civilisations? Why is that question asked in English, rather than in some non-western language? Because English is what we speak. Why do we concern ourselves with the earth, which is an infinitesimal…
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