Incoming students at the University of Chicago were treated to a diatribe against trigger warnings loaded with false claims about intellectual freedom.
While some seem to think the desire for trigger warnings is a sign of immaturity and fragility, I see the opposite. Stating one’s needs often requires courage.
On The Difference Between Trigger Warnings And Content Notes, And How Harm Reduction Is Getting Lost In The Confusion
Nuance often seems to be a disappearing feature on the Internet, and this is yet another case where it has extremely harmful consequences.