Over the last five decades, the U.S. has turned out countless kids “who are functionally uneducated, even if they’re at the top in their class at elite schools,” writes Stella Morabito, senior fellow at The Federalist.
So many are unable to think independently, lack context, and try mightily to adapt to various PC lines. All of the above must be like living in a fog, or floating in the cold depths of outer space with nothing to hold on to. It’s bound to weaken relationships, and create the loneliness epidemic we are seeing in today’s society.
They have learned through their environmental studies, non-stop identity politics, and a steady diet of hostility towards Christianity that if they want to be accepted, they must bow to the politically correct formula. After so much indoctrination and propaganda, a human being becomes highly malleable and vulnerable to a cult mindset.
Indeed, cults operate by disrupting recruits’ capacity to think independently and clearly. So it is always key to isolate their victims and to induce self-censorship of different viewpoints. Because political correctness stands in the way of free speech, it stands in the way of real conversation — and friendship.
What do we have at the end of this half-century process? Voila! Cannon fodder for violent demonstrations, untrained athletes in a foot race to societal suicide.
Read more from Ms. Morabito here.