Brainwashed is the explosive exposé of the leftist agenda at work in today’s colleges, revealed by firebrand Ben Shapiro, a recent UCLA. Read “Brainwashed How Universities Indoctrinate America’s Youth” by Ben Shapiro with Rakuten Kobo. When parents send their children off to college, mom . Ben Shapiro. Brainwashed: How Universities Indoctrinate America’s Youth. Nashville, TN: Thomas Nelson, pp. Cloth: $ ISBN: .

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While I’d be little surprised for progressives to take issue with the book, I’d lo The book is straight-forward and unapologetic about it’s indictment of the progressive influence on American campuses.

I stopped at Chapter 5. Brainwqshed main premise upon the indoctri Shapiro was young when he wrote this and he includes some stereotypes painted with a broad shpairo. Underneath the poorly written substance of the book, much of which seems to be a personal vendetta against UCLA Professor Robert Watson, is a devout hatred of higher education that typifies the arguments of such [End Page ] neo-conservatives as Dinesh D’Souza, Diane Ravitch, and David Horowitz.

He seems like he is a decent man with a lot of smarts and common sense.

Brainwashed: How Universities Indoctrinate America’s Youth by Ben Shapiro

Aug 20, Alex Shrugged rated it liked it Shelves: If I got anything out of this book it was the reference pages at the end. An Antidote to Chaos by Jordan B. I think books like this are necessary: After being indoctrinated to believe socialism is ‘great’ and capitalism is ‘evil’, it’s merely an inevitability that gullible college graduates with side with Sanders. He also has clear axes to grind with his alma mater, UCLA– specifically with his Geography professor, whom he calls out by name several times, and with the student newspaper, The Daily Bruin.


The first half was interesting and as a college student I can relate to how many self identified liberals are brajnwashed college. His hyperbole crosses the line from questionable to downright ridiculous, as when he claims that professors believe that “pedophilia is acceptable [and] bestiality is fine. In a world gone mad, he is a voice of reason.

Skin in the Game. The title issue is far, far worse for any dissidents to that method of indoctrination now than it was in I think Black English is a language as much as Massachusetts English is language even though people from Boston can’t say “park the car” properly.

He also does not critique the basis for her statement but trivializes it: To “document” the ways in which the academy brainwashes students, Shapiro relies on one-sentence quotations from faculty members without providing any additional information, including the extent to which one faculty’s view was representative of all faculty, whether the statement was related to the faculty’s area of expertise, whether it was based on any research, or whether it had instructional purposes beyond indoctrination.

The screams of anti-intelligence will echo for hundreds of years but if it is not done then the effect will erode our country into something very The most painful part of this book is reading it better than ten years after it was published and seeing how it has only gotten far far worse on college campuses.

Brainwashed: How Universities Indoctrinate America’s Youth

Intimidation, disdaining scorn and sometimes worse is often the outcome to anything but the “correct” line played back for a grade. You can read this item using any of the following Kobo apps and devices: The topic is an interesting one to explore, but unless the reader already believes Shapiro’s premise, it’s probably not worth exploring it with him.


In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of ehapiro content: Return to Book Page. Which is fine, but again, not for everyone. The Bible of Unspeakable Truths. Brainwashwd trivia or quizzes yet.

One that interests me both personally and professionally. If you respect true American values and have college-age kids, this book is a must read for you and your children so that they can brainwaehed least be aware of what they can expect. Jun 22, Randee rated it really liked it Shelves: The shapieo presents references for his claims which is really important for me with political pie Shapiro comes out swinging with a lot of good talking points.

His main premise upon the indoctrination of college students in America to “we think” is spot on.

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Shapiro was a college student at the time this book was written, so it gives the narrative more credibility. Don’t fall into the temptation of liberal tolerance. The Scientific Secrets of Perfect Timing. Apr 11, Steve rated it really liked it Shelves: The Joy of Hate. But, according to Ben Shapiro, there’s only one view allowed on most college campuses: