Symptoms of the conformism-cowardice culture have surfaced already just up the hill at WWU, the atmosphere where "To say something controversial is like punching someone in the face." (Goodbye free speech and free thought; how emotionally crippling.)
The YouTube description reads: "The real threat to free speech now is conformism and cowardice," says Brendan O'Neill, editor of Spiked and a columnist for Reason.com. The 41-year-old Londoner has similarly blunt and outspoken views about "left-wing environmentalism," which he calls "an apology for poverty" Give it a look if you can find a few minutes. This is very insightful.