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When it comes to other rare events that can have destructive consequences on our lives, we aren’t shy about preparing for them. We have fire extinguishers, disaster preparedness kits, insurance because we know there are things in this world outside of our control, and being prepared for them gives us confidence. So why do so few of us have a plan for unexpected violence?
We do not need to abandon trigger warnings in order to achieve academic freedom. In fact, it’s quite the opposite, the dismissal of trigger warnings and the dissolution of safe spaces are going to hinder the academic freedom and learning of those students that need them.
Repeated pressure to “hang out” or to “go grab dinner” after you’ve already said no is harassment. If you did agree once before but decided that he wasn’t for you, he should be able to respect your decision and not continue to pursue you.