Shackled by Choice!!

Politics today is characterised by polarisation. To be able to choose between two clearly demarcated opposing positions has come to be perceived as truly “having a choice”. Reflection and compromise are seen as admitting weakness, defeat, and even a betrayal of one’s position.

From Donald Trump to Brexit, this polarised discourse is built on the distinction between “the national” and a threat from the outside.

via Breaking the shackles of the national mindset in a polarised world

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