In Worshipping the State, Benjamin Wiker, Ph.D., tells a story about incoming college students who were forced to participate in an exercise intended to shame and punish those who held “politically incorrect” opinions.
All the students were required to stand along one wall if they supported social causes that included the right to gay marriage or abortion—and along another wall if they did not.
As you might guess, biblical values and those who stood for them were perceived to be “oppressive.”
Although there is more to this story, it is safe to say that this college has become a model that other colleges are beginning to emulate. (God help us.) It gives us a glimpse into the type of challenges our children are likely to face as they leave the shelter of our homes.
This is not the future I envisioned for those sweet babies I once held in my arms….