Shame on Concordia University in Montreal for disinviting a Harvard scholar because he didn’t pass an ideological purity test.
Shame on Middlebury College in Vermont for disinviting a Polish philosopher because he didn’t pass an ideological purity test.
This is precisely what Byung-Chul Han talks about when he discusses the new totalitarianism of the fluid world. He probably would be disinvited, too.
No government is forcing these people to censor. No external coercive apparatus makes them destroy the life of the mind. They are self-castrating eagerly and willingly.