TRIGGER WARNING: physics, trigonometry, sine, cosine, tangent, vector, force, work, energy, stress, quiz, gradeThe red text and bold font for "work" are used on the syllabus.
It's an attempt at humor from a man who on Monday told AL.com that he considers trigger warnings to be "a joke" and he would never issue a serious trigger warning.Which is why I'm blogging this: it strikes me funny, too. With the University of Chicago issuing a statement that they expect students to be mature enough to not need trigger warnings and safe spaces, this may be an idea whose time has come. I come from a time and place where there was no such thing as a trigger warning. Although this picture is from a much more recent time than I was in school, this was more like the reality in the world I come from:
"I think trigger warnings are a joke to begin with and I wanted to see what one might look like in an engineering course. Looks kind of silly, doesn't it? That (sic) because it is," he said via email.