Judging by the numbers “in” class today (not to mention the hundreds of thousands that will view the podcast over the next few weeks), it is clear that the post-modern marxist monopoly on education is being severely corroded. The authoritarian priesthood are increasingly behaving like monomaniacal Aguirres adrift on a raft . . . with the Linda Sarsours of this world standing on the banks cackling as the dhimmies go down.
The leaders of the rising class are consumed with contempt for everything which does not spring from their own desires, they are convinced that they have nothing to learn and everything to teach, and consequently their aim is loot — to appropriate to themselves the organization, the shell of the institution, and convert it to their own purposes (Michael Oakeshott, The Voice of Liberal Learning).