Sex and God at Yale

Sex and God at Yale : Porn, Political Correctness, and a Good Education Gone Bad

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In order to glimpse America's future, one needs to look no further than its college campuses. Of those institutions, none holds more clout than Yale University. Yet the school has become a full-fledged moral battleground where: a porn star gives a topless S&M demonstration in a classroom; a student had received approval for an art project she said included tissue from repeated self-induced miscarriages; the infamous Sex Week is held every two years; and, loathe for years to host ROTC, Yale nonetheless once employed a professor who praised the Hamas terrorist organisation. In this reboot of William F. Buckley's classic "God and Man at Yale", 2009 Yale graduate Harden offers a provocative account of what really goes on inside "The Cradle of Presidents," one that will shock any parent of a college-bound student. "Sex and God at Yale" is a must for anyone concerned by what really goes on at one of America's elite universities.
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  • Hardback | 320 pages
  • 156 x 235 x 29.21mm | 508.02g
  • United States
  • English
  • 0312617909
  • 9780312617905
  • 1,633,046

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"The ideology of sexual liberation that is the lasting legacy of 'Me generation' liberalism and its imbecilic doctrine of 'if it feels good do it, ' has hardened into an orthodoxy on college campuses around the country. Not only is it uncritically embraced by many students, it is supported by a great many faculty members and abetted and even promoted in a variety of ways by academic administrators. In the spirit of the late William F. Buckley, Nathan Harden takes a hard, critical look at the prevalent sexual liberationist dogmas at Yale, exploring their damaging effects on the educational enterprise and their often tragic consequences in the lives of students." --Robert P. George, McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence, Princeton University"This startling dispatch from a talented young writer will shame Yale, if the Yale he describes is even capable of feeling shame. Nathan Harden's memoir is a 21st-century sequel to Bill Buckley's God and Man at Yale and its lesson is simple: Don't send your daughters to New Haven." --John J. Miller, National Review national correspondent, Wall Street Journal contributor, author of The Big Scrum and Our Oldest Enemy"Only a college administrator could love the sexual playgrounds doubling as America's elite colleges. And only Nathan Harden can give our priapic ivory tower the softoff it deserves. His insight is penetrating; his wit hits the spot; he lands a thousand blows. Most erotic commentators are lucky to make it to third base. With Sex and God at Yale, Harden scores a walk-off grand slam." --James Poulos, Daily Caller columnist and Forbes contributor"Hats off to Nathan Harden for exposing the shameful truth about how some of our nation's finest universities have allowed themselves to become cesspools of perversion. Instead of teaching young people moral values and principles, "progressive" faculty and administrators actively promote moral degeneracy and perversion among the leaders of tomorrow." --Carol Swain, PhD, Professor of Political Science & Professor of Law at Vanderbilt University"The press has always primly averted its eyes from Sex Week at Yale, reporting only the barest of details from this trashy parade of porn stars and sex toy peddlers, lest it be deemed disapproving or prudish. For its part, the Yale administration has hidden behind the claim that it had no responsibility for the student-organized event (a claim that was always patently false), and that it was obligated to allow the conference to proceed on free speech grounds. Now Nathan Harden reveals that Sex Week is far more grotesque than anyone outside a university could have imagined. Worse, Yale's eagerness to promote "glorious sex" among its students, as one bureaucrat put it, goes far beyond the sanctioning of Sex Week. Sex and God at Yale is a jaw-dropping account of one university's loss of moral compass. Yale has forgotten its mission: to expose students to the most beautiful and challenging creations of human thought, and to confer on them knowledge. Facility in the use of a cock ring is not the type of knowledge which universities are uniquely capable of providing. Unfortunately, Yale's abdication of adult authority is thoroughly typical of college administrations today. If there are any parents out there who still care about what their children are actually learning in college, this book will alert them to the travesties of higher learning likely occurring at their own child's school." --Heather Mac Donald, a John M. Olin Fellow at the Manhattan Institute"Now Nathan Harden reveals that Sex Week is far more grotesque than anyone outside a university could have imagined. Worse, Yale's eagerness to promote "glorious sex" among its students, as one bureaucrat put it, goes far beyond the sanctioning of Sex Week. Sex and God at Yale is a jaw-dropping account of one university's loss of moral compass. Yale has forgotten its mission: to expose students to the most beautiful and challenging creations of human thought, and to confer on them knowledge. Facility in the use of a cock ring is not the type of knowledge which universities are uniquely capable of providing. Unfortunately, Yale's abdication of adult authority is thoroughly typical of college administrations today. If there are any parents out there who still care about what their children are actually learning in college, this book will alert them to the travesties of higher learning likely occurring at their own child's school." --Heather Mac Donald, a John M. Olin Fellow at the Manhattan Institute The ideology of sexual liberation that is the lasting legacy of Me generation' liberalism and its imbecilic doctrine of if it feels good do it, ' has hardened into an orthodoxy on college campuses around the country. Not only is it uncritically embraced by many students, it is supported by a great many faculty members and abetted and even promoted in a variety of ways by academic administrators. In the spirit of the late William F. Buckley, Nathan Harden takes a hard, critical look at the prevalent sexual liberationist dogmas at Yale, exploring their damaging effects on the educational enterprise and their often tragic consequences in the lives of students. "Robert P. George, McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence, Princeton University" This startling dispatch from a talented young writer will shame Yale, if the Yale he describes is even capable of feeling shame. Nathan Harden's memoir is a 21st-century sequel to Bill Buckley's "God and Man at Yale" and its lesson is simple: Don't send your daughters to New Haven. "John J. Miller, National Review national correspondent, Wall Street Journal contributor, author of The Big Scrum and Our Oldest Enemy" Only a college administrator could love the sexual playgrounds doubling as America's elite colleges. And only Nathan Harden can give our priapic ivory tower the softoff it deserves. His insight is penetrating; his wit hits the spot; he lands a thousand blows. Most erotic commentators are lucky to make it to third base. With Sex and God at Yale, Harden scores a walk-off grand slam. "James Poulos, Daily Caller columnist and Forbes contributor" Hats off to Nathan Harden for exposing the shameful truth about how some of our nation's finest universities have allowed themselves to become cesspools of perversion. Instead of teaching young people moral values and principles, "progressive" faculty and administrators actively promote moral degeneracy and perversion among the leaders of tomorrow. "Carol Swain, PhD, Professor of Political Science & Professor of Law at Vanderbilt University" The press has always primly averted its eyes from Sex Week at Yale, reporting only the barest of details from this trashy parade of porn stars and sex toy peddlers, lest it be deemed disapproving or prudish. For its part, the Yale administration has hidden behind the claim that it had no responsibility for the student-organized event (a claim that was always patently false), and that it was obligated to allow the conference to proceed on free speech grounds. Now Nathan Harden reveals that Sex Week is far more grotesque than anyone outside a university could have imagined. Worse, Yale s eagerness to promote glorious sex among its students, as one bureaucrat put it, goes far beyond the sanctioning of Sex Week. Sex and God at Yale is a jaw-dropping account of one university s loss of moral compass. Yale has forgotten its mission: to expose students to the most beautiful and challenging creations of human thought, and to confer on them knowledge. Facility in the use of a cock ring is not the type of knowledge which universities are uniquely capable of providing. Unfortunately, Yale s abdication of adult authority is thoroughly typical of college administrations today. If there are any parents out there who still care about what their children are actually learning in college, this book will alert them to the travesties of higher learning likely occurring at their own child s school. Heather Mac Donald, a John M. Olin Fellow at the Manhattan Institute Now Nathan Harden reveals that Sex Week is far more grotesque than anyone outside a university could have imagined. Worse, Yale's eagerness to promote "glorious sex" among its students, as one bureaucrat put it, goes far beyond the sanctioning of Sex Week. Sex and God at Yale is a jaw-dropping account of one university's loss of moral compass. Yale has forgotten its mission: to expose students to the most beautiful and challenging creations of human thought, and to confer on them knowledge. Facility in the use of a cock ring is not the type of knowledge which universities are uniquely capable of providing. Unfortunately, Yale's abdication of adult authority is thoroughly typical of college administrations today. If there are any parents out there who still care about what their children are actually learning in college, this book will alert them to the travesties of higher learning likely occurring at their own child's school. "Heather Mac Donald, a John M. Olin Fellow at the Manhattan Institute"" The press has always primly averted its eyes from Sex Week at Yale, reporting only the barest of details from this trashy parade of porn stars and sex toy peddlers, lest it be deemed disapproving or prudish. For its part, the Yale administration has hidden behind the claim that it had no responsibility for the student-organized event (a claim that was always patently false), and that it was obligated to allow the conference to proceed on free speech grounds. Now Nathan Harden reveals that Sex Week is far more grotesque than anyone outside a university could have imagined. Worse, Yale's eagerness to promote "glorious sex" among its students, as one bureaucrat put it, goes far beyond the sanctioning of Sex Week. Sex and God at Yale is a jaw-dropping account of one university's loss of moral compass. Yale has forgotten its mission: to expose students to the most beautiful and challenging creations of human thought, and to confer on them knowledge. Facility in the use of a cock ring is not the type of knowledge which universities are uniquely capable of providing. Unfortunately, Yale's abdication of adult authority is thoroughly typical of college administrations today. If there are any parents out there who still care about what their children are actually learning in college, this book will alert them to the travesties of higher learning likely occurring at their own child's school.--Heather Mac Donald, a John M. Olin Fellow at the Manhattan Institute A "New York Times Book Review "Editor's Choice Pick! "A fierce expose of the sexual culture of one of America's great universities."--David Frum, contributor for CNN, "Newsweek," and "The Daily Beast"; author of "The Right Man" and "The End to Evil ""The ideology of sexual liberation that is the lasting legacy of 'Me generation' liberalism and its imbecilic doctrine of 'if it feels good do it, ' has hardened into an orthodoxy on college campuses around the country. Not only is it uncritically embraced by many students, it is supported by a great many faculty members and abetted and even promoted in a variety of ways by academic administrators. In the spirit of the late William F. Buckley, Nathan Harden takes a hard, critical look at the prevalent sexual liberationist dogmas at Yale, exploring their damaging effects on the educational enterprise and their often tragic consequences in the lives of students."--Robert P. George, McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence, Princeton University "This startling dispatch from a talented young writer will shame Yale, if the Yale he describes is even capable of feeling shame. Nathan Harden's memoir is a 21st-century sequel to Bill Buckley's "God and Man at Yale" and its lesson is simple: Don't send your daughters to New Haven."--John J. Miller, "National Review" national correspondent, "Wall Street Journal" contributor, author of "The Big Scrum" and "Our Oldest Enemy ""Only a college administrator could love the sexual playgrounds doubling as America's elite colleges. And only Nathan Harden can give our priapic ivory tower the softoff it deserves. His insight is penetrating; his wit hits the spot; he lands a thousand blows. Most erotic commentators are lucky to make it to third base. With Sex and God at Yale, Harden scores a walk-off grand slam."--James Poulos, "Daily Caller" columnist and "Forbes" contributor "Hats off to Nathan Harden for exposing the shameful truth about how s A "New York Times "Editor's Choice Pick! "A fierce expose of the sexual culture of one of America's great universities."--David Frum, contributor for CNN, "Newsweek," and "The Daily Beast"; author of "The Right Man" and "The End to Evil ""The ideology of sexual liberation that is the lasting legacy of 'Me generation' liberalism and its imbecilic doctrine of 'if it feels good do it, ' has hardened into an orthodoxy on college campuses around the country. Not only is it uncritically embraced by many students, it is supported by a great many faculty members and abetted and even promoted in a variety of ways by academic administrators. In the spirit of the late William F. Buckley, Nathan Harden takes a hard, critical look at the prevalent sexual liberationist dogmas at Yale, exploring their damaging effects on the educational enterprise and their often tragic consequences in the lives of students."--Robert P. George, McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence, Princeton University "This startling dispatch from a talented young writer will shame Yale, if the Yale he describes is even capable of feeling shame. Nathan Harden's memoir is a 21st-century sequel to Bill Buckley's "God and Man at Yale" and its lesson is simple: Don't send your daughters to New Haven."--John J. Miller, "National Review" national correspondent, "Wall Street Journal" contributor, author of "The Big Scrum" and "Our Oldest Enemy ""Only a college administrator could love the sexual playgrounds doubling as America's elite colleges. And only Nathan Harden can give our priapic ivory tower the softoff it deserves. His insight is penetrating; his wit hits the spot; he lands a thousand blows. Most erotic commentators are lucky to make it to third base. With Sex and God at Yale, Harden scores a walk-off grand slam."--James Poulos, "Daily Caller" columnist and "Forbes" contributor "Hats off to Nathan Harden for exposing the shameful truth about how some of our n "A fierce expose of the sexual culture of one of America's great universities."--David Frum, contributor for CNN, "Newsweek," and "The Daily Beast"; author of "The Right Man" and "The End to Evil ""The ideology of sexual liberation that is the lasting legacy of 'Me generation' liberalism and its imbecilic doctrine of 'if it feels good do it, ' has hardened into an orthodoxy on college campuses around the country. Not only is it uncritically embraced by many students, it is supported by a great many faculty members and abetted and even promoted in a variety of ways by academic administrators. In the spirit of the late William F. Buckley, Nathan Harden takes a hard, critical look at the prevalent sexual liberationist dogmas at Yale, exploring their damaging effects on the educational enterprise and their often tragic consequences in the lives of students."--Robert P. George, McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence, Princeton University "This startling dispatch from a talented young writer will shame Yale, if the Yale he describes is even capable of feeling shame. Nathan Harden's memoir is a 21st-century sequel to Bill Buckley's "God and Man at Yale" and its lesson is simple: Don't send your daughters to New Haven."--John J. Miller, "National Review" national correspondent, "Wall Street Journal" contributor, author of "The Big Scrum" and "Our Oldest Enemy ""Only a college administrator could love the sexual playgrounds doubling as America's elite colleges. And only Nathan Harden can give our priapic ivory tower the softoff it deserves. His insight is penetrating; his wit hits the spot; he lands a thousand blows. Most erotic commentators are lucky to make it to third base. With Sex and God at Yale, Harden scores a walk-off grand slam."--James Poulos, "Daily Caller" columnist and "Forbes" contributor "Hats off to Nathan Harden for exposing the shameful truth about how some of our nation's finest universities have allowed themsel "The ideology of sexual liberation that is the lasting legacy of 'Me generation' liberalism and its imbecilic doctrine of 'if it feels good do it, ' has hardened into an orthodoxy on college campuses around the country. Not only is it uncritically embraced by many students, it is supported by a great many faculty members and abetted and even promoted in a variety of ways by academic administrators. In the spirit of the late William F. Buckley, Nathan Harden takes a hard, critical look at the prevalent sexual liberationist dogmas at Yale, exploring their damaging effects on the educational enterprise and their often tragic consequences in the lives of students."--Robert P. George, McCormick Professor of Jurisprudence, Princeton University "This startling dispatch from a talented young writer will shame Yale, if the Yale he describes is even capable of feeling shame. Nathan Harden's memoir is a 21st-century sequel to Bill Buckley's "God and Man at Yale" and its lesson is simple: Don't send your daughters to New Haven."--John J. Miller, "National Review" national correspondent, "Wall Street Journal" contributor, author of "The Big Scrum" and "Our Oldest Enemy ""Only a college administrator could love the sexual playgrounds doubling as America's elite colleges. And only Nathan Harden can give our priapic ivory tower the softoff it deserves. His insight is penetrating; his wit hits the spot; he lands a thousand blows. Most erotic commentators are lucky to make it to third base. With Sex and God at Yale, Harden scores a walk-off grand slam."--James Poulos, "Daily Caller" columnist and "Forbes" contributor "Hats off to Nathan Harden for exposing the shameful truth about how some of our nation's finest universities have allowed themselves to become cesspools of perversion. Instead of teaching young people moral values and principles, "progressive" faculty and administrators actively promote moral degeneracy and perversion among the leader
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About Nathan Harden

NATHAN HARDEN is editor of The College Fix and is a columnist for the International Business Times. He is a regular contributor to National Review Online and has written for numerous publications, including The Weekly Standard, The American Spectator, The Huffington Post, the New York Post, and The Washington Times. Harden resides in Nashville, Tennessee.
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