The Coddling Of The American Mind

The Coddling Of The American Mind

By Michael Hobbes & Peter Shamshiri

TRIGGER WARNING: if you&aposre a SNOWFLAKE college professor afraid of how your students are expressing themselves, you might need a SAFE SPACE, because Michael and Peter are discussing "The Coddling of The American Mind," a book about campus culture that&aposs light on facts and heavy on cherry-picked anecdotes.

CORRECTION: The Socrates quote mentioned at the end of this episode is apocryphal. We thank the listeners who pointed this out for refusing to coddle our American minds.

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