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LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 23:  Students walk across the campus of UCLA on April 23, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. According to reports, half of recent college graduates with bachelor's degrees are finding themselves underemployed or jobless.  (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)
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LOS ANGELES, CA - APRIL 23: Students walk across the campus of UCLA on April 23, 2012 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Being politically correct makes for students who are being coddled from the frictions and conflicts in daily life. At least that's the view of Greg Lukianoff.

Donald Trump and others have been talking a lot recently about politically correct speech, where certain phrases are avoided so as to not give offense. They argue that it's gone way too far. 

But some say that there's one place where PC speech has gone to a worrying extreme: college campuses.

There are trigger warnings on classic literature, professors in fear of lawsuits and a tiptoeing around subjects like class. That makes for students who are being coddled from the frictions and conflicts in daily life. At least that's the view of Greg Lukianoff.

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