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Ohio State Attacker Was Taking Class About Microaggressions

Ohio State Attacker Was Taking Class About Microaggressions

You couldn’t make this up.

I don’t wish to be snarky because this is obviously a very serious subject but wow. If you made this up, no one would believe it.

Reason reports:

Ohio State Knife Attacker Abdul Artan Was Taking a Class About Microaggressions

Before he was shot dead while attempting to murder a bunch of people with a car and a butcher’s knife, Ohio State University student Abdul Artan—a Pakistani immigrant who reportedly became radicalized after learning about injustices committed against fellow Muslims—was enrolled in a class called “Crossing Identity Boundaries.”

In fact, he had a group project on “microaggressions” due later this week. The assignment, worth 15 percent of his grade, required students to find a dozen examples of microaggressions on social media and explain which identity groups were the victims, according to the syllabus.

The purpose of the class is to promote “intercultural leadership” and transform students into “actively engaged, socially just global citizen/leaders.” It seems to go well beyond merely educating students, though—it actually requires them to become social justice activists.

One of Artan’s classmates who was part of his microaggressions group tweeted a screenshot of the assignment and the names of her group’s members, which included Artan. None of these students responded to a request for comment.

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Looks like he just messed up the curve for the remainder of the class.

If you made this up, no one would believe it.

Au contraire, we believe it, and have for quite a while.

Two of the many organizations groups institutions minions of Hell teaching that Western civilization is evil are Islam and the American higher education system. One has been doing it for some fourteen hundred years, the other for somewhat less (but putting in a valiant effort to make up for lost time).

We know about both of them. So they and their works are no surprise.

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