Universities: The Womb-Clingers

"Our society is full of people like this," observes a University of California psychiatrist, "people who say, 'I want to get off.' " At a university, "getting off" means dropping all studies without taking up a job — and U.S. campuses have thousands of such nonstudents. During the rebellion at the University of California about a fifth of those arrested were not students, nor were half the directors of the Free Speech Movement and most of the participants in the filthy-speech display.

So irked were California legislators that this month they passed...

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