Skip to 0 minutes and 6 seconds Did you ever have a question that you wanted to ask, but didn’t because you were afraid of what might happen? Because you might be laughed at? Because someone might get angry? Scholars and students around the world ask questions– questions about the environment, questions about health, questions about poverty and development, questions about justice, questions about truth. And the answers to those questions affect all of society. But sometimes, asking questions can be dangerous. Academic freedom protects the right to ask sensitive, even dangerous questions. Not just scholars questions, but the freedom for you to think and ask questions that really matter. In this course, we’ll ask what academic freedom is and why it matters, not only to scholars, but to all of us.
Skip to 1 minute and 0 seconds We will talk about how you can promote academic freedom. And we want to know, what are your dangerous questions?