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Old 08-12-2017, 10:00 AM
 
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Originally Posted by middle-aged mom View Post
Most students / faculty do not engage in social justice issues and that includes UCLA- Berkeley.

Some students/ faculty have historically engaged in activism. Student movements in favor of Civil rights and anti- Viet Nam were huge issues that contributed to change. Nonetheless, most students/ faculty did not engage.
Not sure what your point is.
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Old 08-12-2017, 10:01 AM
 
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No. What's not rocket science is that people who actually believe this stuff clearly have never attended college. As other posters have correctly noted, the vast majority of students are not particularly politically inclined, let alone politically active. This isn't the 1960s. Most students, and this especially true today, are just doing what (they think) they need to do to get that Great Job.
You must have not attended college.

Case to point. Ben Shapiro openly said that he had to lie on his homework to get good grades from liberal professors.
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Old 08-12-2017, 10:08 AM
 
Location: Tennessee
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So you go to a liberal institution for brainwashing, which doesn't teach many valuable job skills. Once you graduate, you'll be lucky to land a job at Starbucks. And if you have some debt, good luck trying to pay it off. Brilliantly summed up in this video.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MVJXi6IXWyI
Plus the most of the tenured professors don't work in the real world and never did. They work in an artificial campus environment. They don't apply their knowledge. I'm not impressed with knowing for the sake of knowing. Plus, you should get a discount if the classes are taught by grad students.
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Old 08-12-2017, 10:13 AM
 
Location: Nashville, TN
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You must have not attended college.

Case to point. Ben Shapiro openly said that he had to lie on his homework to get good grades from liberal professors.
I have a Master's degree. You?

Ben Shapiro is ONE person telling HIS experience. And, judging by his age, he probably attended college in the 60s. I didn't. However, as middle-aged mom rightly points out, even in the 60s, most students were NOT politically active. And students today are far less politically minded than they were then.

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Old 08-12-2017, 10:14 AM
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Yet I see so few examples of that in this particular thread. Knowledge for knowledge sake is a great thing.

One does not have to spend a fortune to go to college; I know I didn't. I started out with a major in psych but ended up a business major with a minor in psych.

Still have a great job and likely would have had this same job had I majored in psych.

My son will go to grad school (where he will be paid) to work toward his dream of becoming a college professor.
I agree with you on the bold provided you already have the means to support yourself, and great for your son btw. But your post I responded to pigeonholed a whole group of people and used the term knuckle dragging. You and others need to acknowledge that not all people are suited to attending college and others are attaining degrees without any thoughts as to how it will improve their marketability. To tell people that college is the only way is setting up many for failure.

I will drop another Prager U video here that is from Mike Rowe.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CVEuPmVAb8o
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Old 08-12-2017, 10:16 AM
 
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You must have not attended college.

Case to point. Ben Shapiro openly said that he had to lie on his homework to get good grades from liberal professors.
Ben Shapiro attended UCLA and studied political science, which is not a required course of study for the vast majority of college students. The previous poster's point stands.
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Old 08-12-2017, 10:18 AM
 
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I have a Master's degree. You?

Ben Shapiro is ONE person telling HIS experience. And, judging by his age, he probably attended college in the 60s. I didn't. However, as Middle-Aged Mom rightly points out, even in the 60s, most students were NOT politically active. And students today are far less politically minded than they were then.
I have a Master's on engineering.

I know Ben is one person. I also know that most students aren't political. But none of those changes the fact that college is polluted with leftist views. I also run internship programs. Every intern tells me the same.
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Old 08-12-2017, 10:22 AM
 
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I have a Master's degree. You?

Ben Shapiro is ONE person telling HIS experience. And, judging by his age, he probably attended college in the 60s. I didn't. However, as Middle-Aged Mom rightly points out, even in the 60s, most students were NOT politically active. And students today are far less politically minded than they were then.
Conservative political commentator Ben Shapiro is 33 years old. He graduated from UCLA in 2004.
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Old 08-12-2017, 10:26 AM
 
Location: Nashville, TN
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Conservative political commentator Ben Shapiro is 33 years old. He graduated from UCLA in 2004.
Oh, I'm sorry! When he said Ben Shapiro, for some reason I was thinking about Ben Stein, another conservative political commentator. My bad.
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Old 08-12-2017, 10:30 AM
 
Location: Florida
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An educated voter is a danger to the republican party,that is why they hate colleges.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vpdt7omPoa0
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