Many of those in higher education have a difficult time accepting the fact of self-defense. Academia wants to live in a world of its own. Theirs is a world surrounded with plastic warning signs that say, “no rape”, “no robbery”, “no guns”. In short, they want to live in a world where problems don’t exist. The latest trend in college politics is to treat sexual assault as a “college matter” and to exclude law enforcement and the criminal justice system.