Common Humanity

Social media fatigue raises hope for less extremist taunting on both the left and the right in 2023.

The dawning of a new year is a time for resolutions but also for hopes. My hope is that 2023 will see a tempering of my countrymen’s extreme political passions, enabling them to disagree with each other in a less hateful way, respectful of their ideological opponents’ common humanity.

I have been noodling this notion for some time – indeed, I have penned pleas for moderation more than once. But I have to thank the Washington Post’s Megan McArdle for the words “common humanity,” which capture my thinking precisely.

Read more at ”A year for rediscovering common humanity in America”

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