Sociology is a complicated topic. As we said when we went public with the Grievance Studies Affair, and as we have come to understand even better since, it's best to think of grievance studies as a kind of infection.
I feel I haven't done an adequate job explaining to people that what the Critical Social Justice scholars and activists have been building isn't a new intellectual order, it's a new alternative moral order.
Student politics is generally judged a subject best left alone by the real-world media, but this week Alex Illsley, a law student at Christ Church, the poshest college at Oxford University, has managed to get some big time press in the UK with a splendid dose of Americanization.
As individualists, we think that when two people interact, the exchange is occurring between only two people. But instead of this interpersonal perceptive, Social Justice types see such interaction as inter-collective.