Videos October 15, 2017

“Wherever I look, I see nuances withering away. On TV shows, we have one anti-something speaker situated against a pro-something speaker. Yeah? It’s good ratings. It’s even better if they shout at each other. Even in academia, where our intellect is supposed to be nourished, you see one atheist scholar competing with a firmly theist scholar, but it’s not a real intellectual exchange, because it’s a clash between two certainties. Slowly and systematically, we are being denied the right to be complex.”
Elif Shafak
The revolutionary power of diverse thought