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Old 14 February 2018, 08:38 PM
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Originally Posted by ChasFink View Post
If a college student signs up for a class called "Cultural Freedoms - Hate Speech, Blasphemy, and Pornography", he or she should expect to be, and consent to be, exposed to examples of all three of these things to a certain extent.
This argument falls about before it even gets to the I-word. The professor didn't seem to think that students automatically consented to being exposed to examples of pornography:

before changing the topic of the lecture to pornograhic images, [Professor Rosen] said to students, Im going to give you the option of whether youd like to see them.
Now to this bit:
Anti-American and anti-Semitic examples did not upset the students, but an example of racism did,
The anti-American examples may not have upset the students because it would be an example of punching up. Regarding the anti-Semitic comments, it is possible that Professor Rosen is assumed or known to be Jewish, and therefor his comments would fall under the "it's their word" escape clause.
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