The following post on Wattsupwiththat is more than a little striking. I am redistributing as it should be of interest to anyone who is concernded about academic freedom to air contrary views.

Watts Up With That?

Gordon Fulks sends this summary of the situation and asks that it be distributed. I’m happy to oblige. For some background on Dr. Drapela’s skeptical views, this slideshow “Global Warming Cracked Open” might give some insight into OSU’s booting him out.  – Anthony

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From Gordon Fulks:

Hello Everyone,

In theory at least Oregon State University (OSU) seems to be a bastion of academic freedom, diversity, and tolerance. A wide range of ideas are openly discussed. The most viable rise to the top and the least viable fade away. But it is all a fairy tale, because OSU operates under a politically correct regimen that dictates what is acceptable to say and what is not. Transgressors who dare to be different are eventually weeded out so that the campus maintains its ideological purity.

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  1. This is like the creationist scientists who were complaining about being fired for their anti-scientific views.

    Face it: If you are not doing your job, you should be fired.

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