James Lindsay on Understanding Wokeness, Critical Race Theory

In a time when liberalism has been attacked as the source of society’s ills, what can be done to redeem it? Author, mathematician, and political commentator Dr. James Lindsay joins David Gornoski to discuss what liberalism really is. Dr. Lindsay describes ‘wokeness’ as a religion running rampant at Academia and claims that critical theory, the foundation of wokeness, is anti-liberal. “The key object and origin of this is Marx,” Dr. Lindsay says, “specifically, his concept of conflict theory.” Can education be saved from arbitrary deconstructionism and chaotic relativism? Listen to the full episode to find out.

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