Category: Groupthink

Dark Days for Our Ivory Towers

Commentary Dear class of 2026, Welcome to the beginning of the rest of your life! Ahead of you is four years of a lacklustre education which will saddle you with debt from which you may never emerge. Your professors will teach you not how to think but what to think, and their invitation to question…


PREMIERING 7:30PM ET: Dr. Robert Malone: The Monkeypox Scare, the Origins of Groupthink, and the Power of the ‘Heretic’

This episode will premiere on Thursday, Aug. 11, at 7:30 p.m. ET. “This biomedical industrial complex is going to make huge profits off yet another vaccine and the associated drugs. So it’s a business model. It’s a business model for media. That’s why the fear porn. It drives ratings. It drives clicks,” says mRNA vaccine…


The Madness of Groupthink

Commentary “Madness is the exception in individuals but the rule in groups.” ~ Fredrich Nietzsche We all seek to understand the root causes of the COVID crisis. We crave an answer, and hope is that we can find some sort of rationale for the harm that has been done, something that will help make sense…


Now More Than Ever, Twitter Isn’t Real Life

Commentary What matters on Twitter … often just stays on Twitter. Those who use the platform to voice opinions on faith, politics, guns, culture, the military, the police, and a whole host of other issues just aren’t representative of popular opinion. They tend to hold positions not just to the left but to the far,…


Too Much Groupthink in Public Education

Commentary “I live in a rather special world. I know only one person who voted for Nixon. Where they are I don’t know.” So said liberal film critic Pauline Kael after Richard Nixon won the 1972 American presidential election. To her surprise, it wasn’t a close result. Nixon won 49 out of 50 states and…


How California Is Embracing Mandatory Racial-Injustice Study for All of Its 1.7 Million High Schoolers

California has struggled for five years to create a politically palatable “ethnic studies” curriculum that would teach high schoolers how systemic racism, predatory capitalism, heteropatriarchy and other “structures of oppression” are foundational to American society. Now, after more than 82,000 public comments, and four major rewrites, the state Board of Education is expected to approve…


It’s Not Politics, It’s Groupthink

Commentary I was a liberal for most of my adult life, a liberal in the very liberal habitat of academia. When it came to Republicans and Democrats, progressive attitudes and conservative attitudes, I believed what everyone else believed, and that was one of the best parts of academic life. If I had a choice, I…


On Wokeness and Other Obstacles to Clear Thinking

Commentary Why are wokeness, political correctness, and virtue signalling condemned? It’s because they interfere with clear and logical thinking, producing faulty decisions and policies that waste money and hurt a lot of people. Canada and other countries today are full of examples of crooked thinking. Rex Murphy, Barbara Kay, Tucker Carlson, and Jordan Peterson are…