Freeborn & Liberty

The Irony of Condemning Hate Speech with Hate Speech

May 04, 2021 Dan Freeborn/Dr. Jeffrey Burl Season 1 Episode 12
Freeborn & Liberty
The Irony of Condemning Hate Speech with Hate Speech
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Freeborn & Liberty
The Irony of Condemning Hate Speech with Hate Speech
May 04, 2021 Season 1 Episode 12
Dan Freeborn/Dr. Jeffrey Burl

Dr. Jeffrey Burl, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering at Michigan Technological University, dared to speak up against the university's senate resolution embracing Critical Race Theory. Students demanded that he be fired from his position simply for sharing a different perspective.  He shares his love for teaching, and how civil discourse can be the way toward bridging the divide in our country.

Link to the senate resolution and Dr. Burl's open letter in response

Show Notes

Dr. Jeffrey Burl, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering at Michigan Technological University, dared to speak up against the university's senate resolution embracing Critical Race Theory. Students demanded that he be fired from his position simply for sharing a different perspective.  He shares his love for teaching, and how civil discourse can be the way toward bridging the divide in our country.

Link to the senate resolution and Dr. Burl's open letter in response