We are a commune of inquiring, skeptical, politically centrist, capitalist, anglophile, traditionalist New England Yankee humans, humanoids, and animals with many interests beyond and above politics. Each of us has had a high-school education (or GED), but all had ADD so didn't pay attention very well, especially the dogs. Each one of us does "try my best to be just like I am," and none of us enjoys working for others, including for Maggie, from whom we receive neither a nickel nor a dime. Freedom from nags, cranks, government, do-gooders, control-freaks and idiots is all that we ask for.
I propose a response when confronted with all this happy talk.
"Now that I have sat here and carefully listened to all you have said, I have a question. What is the acceptable way to tell some one that I totally disagree with them: that I do not agree with their assumptions, am unconvinced by their arguments, therefore reject their conclusions as unworkable, and as a result I have no intention of changing my behavior in the slightest."
If there is no acceptable way, then this whole NewSpeak is itself invalid. Rational people must be able to communicate that they fundamentally disagree with each other (at least so far as each of their's interpretation of the facts, evidence, and arguments yet presented).
Career academicians more than most should be well attuned to the fact that there are darn few absolutes extant. Disagreements always occur. This is an abuse too far in the awarding of a desirable credential. Not only is the student required to pay a ridiculous sum of money, and >5% of their nominal life's efforts, they are now required to suborn their God-given gifts and rights? Feh. The Academy has fallen into evil.
It used to be said by the first wave feminists, that men by their aggressive natures had brought the world too much sorrow, and that a woman-dominated hierarchy could only do better. We now have proof of that. The Academies are now run by and for women. And they are falling into ruin and perdition.
Men are the civilization builders. The world doesn't care about anyone. A civilization is not self-sustaining, there are no safe spaces, and unless vigorously maintained and defended and rebuilt over and over again it will decay into ruin. As they all eventually do.
If you can be triggered, if you need a safe space, if you must be protected from disagreement and judgement and invalidation: then you are a dependent person, and have no business being in charge of anything. Because you are not dependable, and cannot be relied upon by anyone for anything when the uncaring world's adversity comes visiting.