When the temple of knowledge gives way to darkness
MIT canceled Dorian Abbott’s visitAnd Distinguished Professor of Geophysics. His crime: daring to attack affirmative action.
The prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) states on its website that its main mission is “Generation, dissemination and preservation of knowledge.” It appears that this is no longer the case. On September 30, the Department of Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Sciences (EADS) at this American college canceled Dorian Abbott’s visit. (Photography), Distinguished Professor of Geophysics. However, Abbott did not claim on Twitter that the Earth was flat or that global warming did not exist. He had the misfortune to write an editorial in the language Newsweek, He was interested in how affirmative action policies exist in some universities “Violated moral and legal principles of equal treatment” And “He treated people as merely a means to an end, and put statistics before human individuality.”
In the face of pressure from anonymous brave people on Twitter,
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