This blog,originally founded by Blogger, who is listed in Marquis Who's Who and is a recipient of the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. He holds a theological degree and a doctorate in Counseling Psychology. Taught Psychology for 32 years and is now Professor Emeritus. Is a board-certified psychologist and was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award in his profession. Ministered as a chaplain, and pastored Baptist and Episcopal churches. Publications cover the integration of psychology and theology. Served in the Army, the Merchant Marines and the Peace Corps.
Wednesday, March 24, 2010
The Next Generation Prepares Themselves for the Nanny State
Following up onOnslow, the prototype of the new American, I read an interesting Wall Street Journal op ed on the campus eruptions by students in California. The op-ed writer Peter Robinson: “In the midst of the Great Recession, California students protest in favor of themselves.” “So what were the young people demanding?” “We have here the vocabulary of the peace movement, of the struggle for decent conditions for migrants and other exploited workers, and of the civil-rights movement. Yet what did the protesters demand? Peace? Human rights? No. Money. And for whom? For the downtrodden and oppressed? No. For themselves.” “The protests did offer students a certain kind of instruction. They taught them to replace the idealism of youth with the crassest self-pleading.”