Everything faded into mist. The past was erased, the erasure was forgotten, the lie became truth.
George Orwell, 1984
In some countries, including some countries in the UK, the education establishment still expects all teachers to support progressive education without debate. The most basic freedom we need in debate is to be able to stand up and say “but that’s not true” to anyone, no matter how eminent, who tells us their opinions are facts or beyond debate. Doing so should never be answered with outrage, an attempt to establish credentials, or a personal attack, but with an explanation…
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