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On social media everyone is a hero or zero. We must embrace the complexity of real life

When Malala Yousafzai endorsed a Tory friend of hers, the outraged online response betrayed the rigidity that has come to define modern thought

Ever had a bad idea? Or a bad thought? Or a bad friend?

  • Suzanne Moore
  • The Guardian

I imagine not, as you are here, where the good gather.

I jest, though not much, because as the world gets ever more complex, one response is to retreat into reassuring binaries.

Don’t worry: I am not going into the trans debate, as the meltdown that ensues means that multiple threats are sent my way from those who believe themselves to be “open-minded”.

I do want us all to be non-binary in how we…

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