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ut this simply shows his lack of understanding of the role of college professors. We arenÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t there as guides but as teachers. We donÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t want to tell our students what to believe, but how to learn about the world. If we guide at all, itÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s to an understanding of methodology and an ability to negotiate the complexities of thought and the world. This is the difference between a college of liberal arts and one devoted to religious training. There, the intent clearly is to guide. There, panic would reign if it were discovered that graduating students were less religious (for example) than incoming.
A professor responds to two essayists promoting ideological equality ala Horowitz.