Insights from Quadrant

The great awokening

New Criterion editor and friend of Quadrant, Roger Kimball, has been named a co-recipient of the 2019 Bradley Prize .

 In accepting the award he lamented how “many things have mutated into their opposites”.

Consider, to take just one example, the fate of our colleges and universities. Once upon a time — and it was not so long ago, they were institutions dedicated to the pursuit of truth and the transmission of the highest values of our civilisation. Today most are devoted to the repudiation of truth and the subversion of those values. In short they are laboratories for the cultivation of wokeness…

Roger is only getting started. The full address is above. Only 10 minutes, every second is gold.

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