Skip to comments.Orwell 101
Posted on 07/11/2008 6:17:48 AM PDT by Victory111
A couple of years ago, a student in a Peace Studies course at Ball State, taught by jazz saxophonist George Wolfe, claimed that Professor Wolfe used his class to promote a political agenda, using the classroom to argue against all forms of violence except revolutionary violence, assigning a one-sided text which argued among other things that the word terrorist was another term for guerrilla and could be applied to the American founders, and offering extra credits and better grades to students who supported his viewpoints
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Ball State is obviously a State institution. Taxpayers shouldn’t be required to fund this stuff.
I got an "A" mostly by using the word "Amerika" in every one of my essays.
Orwell 101 too easily raises expectations for the reader that the story is somehow linked to the infamous Room 101 of Orwell's most famous opus, 1984.
I was expecting something akin to psychological torture and not an exposé of counter-cultural field indoctrination. I bet I am not alone.
What would Horowitz label a story about intense campaigns of psych abuse? For example, the inevitable story where the PC- police's actions have progressed to where their self-righteousness is leading them?
gee Mr. Kerry I hope your spine developed since then.
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