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Ben Shapiro at Stanford: His Presence “Threatened the Safety of Marginalized Community Members”

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Now for our latest DVD extra —

Our interview subject Lucy Kross Wallace is just about to graduate from Stanford (way to go, Lucy!), and in this DVD extra she reflects on the time Ben Shapiro came to campus. Posters plastered everywhere warned students that Shapiro’s mere presence threatened the safety of marginalized community members. 

Lucy thought the fliers were ridiculous, and that Shapiro should be allowed to speak. But she was afraid to think that thought or put it on paper:

And I remember even just writing the words, “I really disagree with what Ben Shapiro says, but I think he should be able to speak.” I hesitated before writing them down. I wasn't even showing them to anyone, but it felt like such a taboo thought that I didn't want to get the words on paper. 

Lucy’s is an anecdote about catastrophizing and self censorship, two themes that are too common on campus today.

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