Shortly after his graduation, William F. Buckley Jr. wrote God and Man at Yale (1951), focusing on three areas where Yale was failing as a university: (a) its intolerance of, and open hostility, to religion in its courses; (b) in economics courses, its love of big government, its teaching the “obsolescence of individualism and waning of free enterprise and capitalism,” and its disparagement of entrepreneurship, the engine of growth and prosperity; and (c) its manipulation of “academic freedom for their own ends and in such a fashion to deny the rights of individuals.” Buckley called on Yale alumni to stop “abdicating their responsibilities” and get engaged and right the wrongs that he documented. At First Principles