“O’Brien held up his left hand, its back towards Winston, with the thumb hidden and the four fingers extended. ‘How many fingers am I holding up, Winston?’ ‘And if the party says that it is not four but five — then how many?’” – George Orwell, Nineteen Eighty-Four
By Dr. Eowyn | 17 June 2019
FELLOWSHIP OF THE MINDS — On June 14, 2019, someone on Reddit posted a link, since deleted, to a video on YouTube, with this claim: “My teacher kicked me out of class for saying there are only 2 genders“. Fortunately, I’d saved the link to the video before the Reddit poster deleted it.
The video appears to have been taken by the student of his private meeting with the teacher after the teacher had kicked the student out of the class for insisting that there are only two genders, male and female.
The video shows a visual of the teacher looming over the seated student. You can hear the back-and-forth argument between the two. […]