December 2, 2015
Sailer: That human beings are somewhat territorial animals is a concept that has gone out of intellectual fashion…’
For example, the ongoing Black Autumn protests on college campuses are in part an outgrowth of the near-universal demand for diversity that spreads blacks in a thin layer across practically every college with enough of an endowment to afford affirmative action. Much of the hysteria on display by black students this fall stems from homeboys and, especially, homegirls feeling uncomfortable by having been made so welcome on diversity-worshipping campuses across the country. Because the institutional competition for black students is so fierce—every prestigious college’s admissions department has its quotas to fill—black students aren’t allowed to clump up naturally in large groups at a few colleges, where they’d feel more at home.