Friday, December 18, 2015
Harvard tells its students to spend the holidays lecturing their relatives on police brutality, welcoming Syrian refugees and how its own campus is not 'safe' for blacks
Harvard has advised students to lecture their non-Ivy-League relatives on liberal values in a bizarre set of holiday placemats to take home over Christmas.
The laminated cards raise some likely hot topics that lesser-educated family members may raise at the dinner table, then offers a suggested response.
Covering such complex issues as police brutality, racial divisions, and the Syrian war, one of the sections tells students to say: 'Racial justice includes welcoming Syrian refugees.'
One question to be braced for is: 'Why are black students complaining? Shouldn't they be happy to be in college?'
In response, the worldly scholars should 'calmly' explain: 'When I hear students expressing their experiences on campus I don’t hear complaining.'
Students are also told what side to take on the issue of murdered black teenager Tamir Rice in 2014 - an issue which continues to divide the country.
To make it through the spate of pesky questions, Harvard advised, students should 'breathe' and 'listen mindfully'.
Some Deans apologized. The other SJWs thought this kind of brainwashing is the fundamental purpose of a Harvard education.