Day: Jul 4, 2021

Being Labelled an “Extremist” is a Compliment

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REPEATEDLY, I AM SEEING THE WORD “EXTREMISM” cropping up in many different contexts, as an epithet which people hang on anyone who they do not understand or whose behaviour seems hyper-unconventional. Most recently, I have observed that many on the social media application known as Facebook (what I call Fakebook) have been receiving one or other of two announcements which look like this:

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