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A similar disparity exists in departments of sociology, philosophy, history, religion, political science, and an even greater bias exists in feminist studies, black studies, queer studies, multicultural studies. ” According to the findings of these authors, the rot afflicts physicists by a ten to one ratio of Democrats to Republicans. I really do not see how it can be denied that the university campus (my knowledge of the K-12 situation in this regard is inadequate; I bow to Four Arrows’ superior information in this realm) is almost an entirely owned branch plant of the left.
However, if a more in-depth and scholarly study of the event were undertaken, a much more complex explanation would emerge than it merely being a left-wing stance by faculty and administration against the teaching of Western civilization versus a more multicultural curriculum. Even Yale’s most vocal multiculturalists say they know of no organized lobbying effort to persuade Levin to block the course for ideological reasons and there is much evidence as to other factors for the rejection of the money (Kaylin, 1995).
There are two ways to end scarcity: get an Aladdin’s Lamp that grants our every wish, or, become ascetics. But even Ghandi couldn’t act in the absence of scarcity: he used a diaper, goat’s milk, cow urine, flip flops on his feet, 38 ECOLOGICAL JUSTICE medicine (for himself; he wouldn’t allow this for his wife), etc. Then, there was that slight matter of ending British imperialism in India, something that would take great wealth and power. No ascetic, he. Four Arrows, you mention air, forests, fresh water, oceans, over-population, wasteful practices and species extinction (ducks).