What is the point of avoiding controversy?
Is it to avoid discomfort? To avoid hurting someone's feelings?
If someone must be silenced to avoid controversy, does that really avoid hurt feelings?
Why are my feelings somehow less important if I'm in the minority?
I wonder if my professor recognizes the irony of vetoing a talk about civil liberties in a country that supposedly values freedom of speech so highly...
I think I've officially gone from pissed off to offended to depressed. Guess I should go do something about that.