It’s a cliché as old, it would seem, as humanity: Each generation feels the one that follows isn’t doing its bit to uphold civilization.
That, of course, is questionable, as society has ebbed and flowed over the millennia. However, we would seem to be on a downward swing at present.
Consider: A randomly discarded banana peel at a University of Mississippi weekend event “designed to build leaders” resulted in “tears and frustration” as organizers “didn’t feel safe.”
Yes, Ole Miss Greek Life leaders cut short a three-day leadership retreat the weekend before last after black students discovered a banana peel dangling in a tree outside of one of the camp’s cabins.
“And then of course came the inevitable university action plans, flurry of letters exchanged, and sensitivity meetings,” the blogZero Hedge reported. “Bleary-eyed and shaken students had to text friends and family to come pick them up early (sounds…
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