Summers Storm and Harvard Hysterics

Two interesting Op-Eds (the first by Ruth Marcus from last Saturday and the second by George Will today) over on the Washington Post website. They are about Harvard University President Larry Summers’s comments on gender differences, which have raised such a stink in academia.

But the op-eds are about much more than Summers’s comments; they are also commentaries on the intellectual close-mindedness pervasive on college campuses today. (Because God forbid we discuss the scientific possibility that the verified physiological differences between men and women extend to the brain!)

Read the articles, they’re both very good and jive very well with my opinions on this matter.

Scott Bradford is a writer and technologist who has been putting his opinions online since 1995. He believes in three inviolable human rights: life, liberty, and property. He is a Catholic Christian who worships the trinitarian God described in the Nicene Creed. Scott is a husband, nerd, pet lover, and AMC/Jeep enthusiast with a B.S. degree in public administration from George Mason University.