The Day They Came to Arrest the Book - Study Guide Chapter 8 Summary & Analysis

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Matthew Griswold begins his debate by telling the students of a speaker at Harvard University who was booed by students for his speech on the miracles of the mind. According to Griswold, the speaker claimed these mysteries were a sign of God, and the students, mostly anti-religious, reacted negatively. Griswold notes that many of the students probably believed themselves to be believers in freedom, but Griswold questions if those supposedly supporting freedom were really simply touting their own form of orthodoxy.

Griswold continues his speech by stating that although he is to be debating whether freedom has gotten out of hand, he instead is concerned that freedom is less individualized. He uses the example of sexual relations, noting that some of the female students in the audience possibly have sexual relations. Griswold wonders aloud if the decisions to engage in sexual relations are due to independent choice...

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