The education of the Blair era has produced a bizarre generation of young people who are not ashamed to call for censorship of any views outside their narrow range. They are judgmental, noisy and shrill in their disapproval of anything non "politically correct", supposedly unequal, sexist or fomohobic. They wax indignant if anyone questions climate change. They see nothing wrong with sexting, illegal drug-taking or holding private conversations very loudly on their mobile phones in crowded railway carriages, but climate change heresy really infuriates them.
Completely lacking in any ability to reason independently, they mouth jargon and rely on doctrinaire groupthink. "Safe space", "transwoman", "cis-men", "genderqueer" they drivel on.
Yet these ridiculous adolescents who are constantly censoring and "no-platforming" speakers whose convictions are unfashionable, or denouncing the "bigots" of heterosexual society, spend their spare time raping each other. Then they just casually admit it on social media.
So much for their "safe space"!!
By Abby Phillip October 16
Annie Teriba is well-known on Oxford University’s campus. The student activist has been at the forefront of race, LGBT and sexual assault debates, and she has been a prominent voice decrying “rape culture” and “victim blaming” at the elite institution in Oxford, England.
So when she revealed last week that she had recently had “not consensual” sex at a black students conference, the admission came both as a surprise and also as a disappointment to her one-time allies.
“At this year’s NUS Black Students’ Conference, I had sex with someone,” Teriba wrote in a Facebook post that she subsequently deleted, but was re-posted by another student group. “The other party later informed me that the sex was not consensual.”
“I failed to properly establish consent before every act,” she said. “I apologise sincerely and profoundly for my actions.”
Teriba noted that she was not sufficiently attentive to the person’s “body language.”
“In failing to clarify that the person consented to our entire encounter, I have caused serious irreparable harm,” she added.
Teriba also acknowledged that in another incident as a freshman, she had drunkenly touched someone “in a sexual manner without their consent.”
It was an apology accompanied by several declarations. She would resign from a slew of political and advocacy organizations: NCAFC’s National Committee and from the NUS’s Black Students’ Committee, as the People of Colour and Racial Equality Officer and as editor of the No Heterox**, a “radical queer” magazine.
She promised to get help dealing with how she consumes alcohol, and she pledged to work with organizations that deal with sexual violence. And because she “breached” the safe space policy of the National Union of Students conference, she would no longer attend future events.
[College students remain deeply divided over what consent actually means]
But one campus advocacy group in particular condemned Teriba for issuing a mea culpa that was “rife” with “rape apologism.”