I know a lot of teachers. A number of my friends are teachers, I have family who are or have been teachers. I know people training to be teachers. A hugely honorable vocation, teaching forms the cosmic line between humanity and animalism. It provides a positive, powered, position to push back against the things that are wrong in this world. Each teacher has had to deal with the best and the worst in individual circumstances, each in their own way.

What follows is one of the saddest video I’ve ever seen.

But at the same time, through the horror, comes inspiration. There’s no actual physical violence pictured in this video and I suppose that’s part of the point. How my friends would behave in a situation like this I guess I could never say. But I do hope (if you can use that word here) that it would be similar to the following: