John Leo is a writer and editor in chief of Minding the Campus, an independent, non-profit web site on America's colleges and universities. He joined the Manhattan Institute as a senior fellow in 2007 to launch the project and developed the site at the Institute for the past 8 years. He is also a Visitor of Ralston College, a start-up liberal arts college in Savannah.
|Bioethics has hardened into an activist ideology that pervades the medical world, the schools, and government.||Health, Healthcare & Medicine ;Government|
|Churches should not be directly involved in politics.||Politics, Politicians & Political Campaigning & Fund Raising|
|Free speech has a very small constituency on the modern campus, particularly if the speaker under attack is conservative.|
|I spend some of my time brooding about people who seem addicted to double standards - those who take an allegedly principled stand on a Monday, then switch firmly to the opposite principle on Tuesday if it is to their advantage.||Time|
|Instead of the traditional emphasis on the sanctity of life, bioethics began to stress the quality of life, meaning that many damaged humans, young and old, don't qualify for personhood because their lives have lost value.||Life|