Category Archives: University

Between 25% and 50% of Colleges Will Fail in Next 20 Years

Michael Horn is an expert on education who predicts that 25% of US colleges will fail within the next 20 years. Personally I think the number will be closer to 50%, if you include mergers as a failure of individual … Continue reading

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6 Years to Get a 4 Year Degree in Leisure Studies

College Is a Joke A Brigham Young University economist was wondering why 6-year graduation rates at 4-year universities had been rising recently. He discovered in a roundabout way that colleges have been “dumbing down” their departments and their degrees. If … Continue reading

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Dirty Little Secret Revealed by US SAT Scores

Some Groups are Over-Represented in Higher Education Identity politics is making a mockery out of higher education. Many are admitted to elite colleges who cannot be taught, and others who should be admitted are being discriminated against because of their … Continue reading

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Death by Administrative/Bureaucratic Bloat

For thousands of years, administrative bureaucracies have been seen as “necessary evils” by most taxpayers. Without them, it would be impossible to administer or defend cities and nations. But when they grow costly beyond their actual value — as in … Continue reading

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Higher Education Cannot Go On Like This

Higher education needs to change, and falling enrollments are beginning to make that clearer to key players in the collegiate milieu. __ Richard Vedder Colleges are being forced into closure at increasingly rapid rates. The reasons are many, and vary … Continue reading

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Don’t Burn Universities to the Ground; Put them Under the Dome!

The modern university is one of the greatest threats to the future of free societies. In the past, we have reported on calls to “burn universities to the ground,” in an attempt to prevent the rampant corruption on campuses from … Continue reading

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The Curdling of the American Mind

Below, Jordan Peterson interviews the two authors of the recently released book “The Coddling of the American Mind:” Watch the first ten minutes of the interview above, and you will understand why I suggest substitution the word “curdling” in place … Continue reading

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Universities: Destroying Lives for Ideology and Profit

Student loan debt has grown to overwhelm all other categories of non-housing consumer debt in this nation. __ Source The general public is slowly becoming aware that colleges and universities are destroying young lives. Corrupt university officials are raking in … Continue reading

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First Educate the Child to Thrive in the World

Then if He Wants More Schooling, He Can Pay for It An education into broad personal competence has nothing to do with a college education. College is “schooling,” and most modern degrees in the US are less valuable than a … Continue reading

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Enabling a Future: Setting Up the Knockout Punch

Two Years Ago, the Fascist Postmoderns Felt Invincible The Nazis of the left had taken control of universities, big media, the deep state, big foundations, most NGOs and activist groups, and scores of other social institutions from bottom to top. … Continue reading

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American Universities Ripe for Neo-Revolution

The Old Revolution is Dead. Long Live Neo-Revolution! American colleges have been devastated by a 50 year revolution that has taken them away from educating students in favour of indoctrinating them. If this ongoing revolution of progressively leftist intolerance proceeds … Continue reading

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What’s College Good For?

Barely more than half of all college students graduate within 6 years with a bachelor’s degree. Most of the rest never graduate. Imagine going to school for 6 + years and never graduating. Imagine the debt you can build up, … Continue reading

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Today’s Left: A Compassionate Beating, a Caring Riot

Leftists Think of Themselves as “Caring and Compassionate” But there is a huge difference between “feelings of compassion,” and true acts of kindness. One is known by his actions, not by his words or his “feelings.” And the actions of … Continue reading

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Safe Spaces for Snowflakes are Melting

Fantasy Landscape of Higher Education Doomed The U.S. Department of Education and Moody’s Investors Service project that in the coming years, closure rates of small colleges and universities will triple, and mergers will double. __ Source And why not close … Continue reading

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What Kind of Pathetic Wimps are We Raising?

When we raise kids unaccustomed to facing anything on their own, including risk, failure, and hurt feelings, our society and even our economy are threatened. Yet modern child-rearing practices and laws seem all but designed to cultivate this lack of … Continue reading

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A More Relevant Ranking of Top US Universities

Universities were once meant to expose young people to “the universe” of rational schools of thought. The diversity of ideas and freedom of expression were once of paramount importance, before political correctness took over. In the interest of full disclosure, … Continue reading

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Kids Have Got Nothing to Live For

Nothing to Live For? Kids need goals and values. Without them, a natural nihilism sets in which resonates wildly with others of their age cohort. Without direction, without self-discipline, without well developed pre-frontal executive functions, they are lost. And so … Continue reading

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Can Millenials Be Saved from Themselves?

Message to Millenials University of Toronto professor and licensed clinical psychologist Jordan Peterson, wants to help the lost generation of millenials — and subsequent generations. Peterson wants to accomplish this by a two-pronged strategy: By starving the corrupt politically correct … Continue reading

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Slay the Monsters, Save the Future: Part I

Modern societies are dying from within, being choked to death by monstrous institutional entities of their own making. The particular monster of today’s discussion is the university, a corrupt bastion of ideological indoctrination, massive misallocation of funds into the $trillions, … Continue reading

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Why College Students & Recent Grads Can’t Think

Freshmen and seniors at about 200 colleges across the U.S. take a little-known test every year to measure how much better they get at learning to think. The results are discouraging . From a report: At more than half of … Continue reading

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Everything You Believe is a Lie

None of it is your fault. It is just the way the human brain is made. The brain tries to resolve ambiguities in the best way it can, using all the innate quirks of our senses, emotions, and rational thought … Continue reading

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Why are Today’s Young So Juvenile?

Update: The fantasies of today’s young speak ill of their upbringing and education. Earlier generations took on responsibility at young ages. Benjamin Franklin left school and began his working career at age 10. His writing career began at age 12 … Continue reading

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The Great University Rip-Off

College is a place where young people go to binge, fornicate, receive an academic lobotomy, and become burdened by insurmountable debt — all in the quest for increasingly worthless diplomas. __ Al Fin Wage Advantage from College Diploma Shrinking Wages … Continue reading

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Alternative Approach to High School: The University Model

Note: Most of this posting is based on an earlier blog posting by Bruce Hall High Schools Too Often Are Used as Daycare Facilities for Overgrown Children The educational system in the US is geared to produce lifelong adolescents, possessing … Continue reading

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Good Science Has Nothing to Do With University Degrees

The Slowing of Scientific Discovery The “Science Establishment” is spitting out PhDs, journal articles, and scientific data at record levels. But something happened along the way to our sci-tech utopia. Has scientific progress actually slowed in recent decades, despite a … Continue reading

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