How a Generation of Young People Have Been Damaged by Groupthink

No social group is immune from the effects of Groupthink. Intelligence has nothing to do with it. The people at Penn State have university degrees, and yet, they stood by while they knew that evil was in their midst. Social commentator David Brooks offers an insightful explanation that makes Groupthink look rational: “I don’t think it was just a Penn State problem. You know, you spend 30 or 40 years muddying the moral waters here. We have lost our clear sense of what evil is, what sin is; and Read more […]

Necrophilia Replaces Pedophilia at Penn State

Unprecedented. That’s the word that keeps popping up anytime a word is spoken or written regarding the fiasco at Penn State. Yesterday, the NCAA declared its judgment against the University for the multiple levels of failings in the Jerry Sandusky child abuse case, and although it fell short of imposing the so-called death penalty against the school’s football program (i.e. closing it down completely), it has effectively killed it in a litany of sanctions and penalties. Further, the NCAA has Read more […]