Comments for: Struggling to regain moral footing, Penn State can learn from books in Paterno’s library

Posted Sept. 19, 2012, at 11:39 a.m.

Amid the fallout from the scandal over Jerry Sandusky, the former Penn State University assistant football coach convicted of child abuse, how could one possibly associate the university with utopia, the supposedly perfect society? Better, surely, to invoke utopia’s opposite: dystopia. Nowadays the traditional references to the school’s area as …

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  • Anonymous

    It may be fine and dandy to talk of utopian ideals. What we have in the case of Penn State is an example, that in all likleyhood is mirrored in other institutions, of the powers that be failed to protect their honor. They turned a blind eye to the monster in their midst in order that this monsters actions weren’t brought to the light of day. Much the same as the much documented Catholic Churchs protection of predatory priests.

    It ain’t poetry. It’s pedophilia.

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