There is a chill over open-minded and critically-thinking academics. The assault on free thinking comes at the worst of all possible times. As the United States gears up for war with Iran, Pakistan and North Korea, FOX News and other outlets owned by Rupert Murdoch, in collusion with government departments such as the Department of Homeland Security, spew fear. They have to. The government and Murdoch, who owns a large portion of the ‘news’ we receive, have to create a hysterical fear in us to further their agenda of war and corporate empire.
How does this happen? First, they create a panic situation. Every Muslim or Arab becomes an ‘Other’