US Students Overprotected?

Students in the US are taught to be sensitive to diversity leading some to accuse overprotected college students of being so afraid of being politically incorrect they lack humor. Some universities even ask faculty to include “trigger warnings” about textbooks or films that might create discomfort.[i]

[i] Karen Swallow Prior, “’Empathetically Correct’ is the New Politically Correct,” The Atlantic, May 23, 2014. http://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2014/05/empathetically-correct-is-the-new-politically-correct/371442/

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