Texas Tech University

Why The Viral 'I Left The Left' Is Based On B.S. Logic


February 13, 2017

Cracked - If you've been keeping up with viral Facebook videos over the past couple days, you've probably seen this explanation of why one commentator "left the left" and became a conservative:

Anyway, the trigger warning controversy has been covered extensively on the site, but I think the best explanation of the debate comes from a professor of ethnology at Texas Tech University. He gave a trigger warning before showing images of death to Native American students whose religion made that experience more complicated. Trigger warnings used in this way are less censorship and more a polite heads-up, like the cautionary "Viewer discretion is advised" message we all ignored as kids.

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