Tag Archive: trauma

May 27 2014

Mandated Trigger Warnings Threaten Free Speech and Common Sense

A new trend rising among liberal colleges and their oh-so-progressive students is that of a mandated trigger warning – a warning system for potentially offensive or emotional material. The idea behind it is that sometimes materials found on a college syllabus could induce, create, or revive trauma. The use of trigger warnings first appeared in …

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