An Epidemic of Ideology

In his weekly Takimag column, the good doctor worries about the ongoing and unceasing political polarization in the USA and elsewhere.

I think we have entered a golden age of bad temper that will last some time, one of the reasons being that too many people go to university where they have learned to look at the world through ideology-tinted spectacles. There is nothing like ideology for raising the temperature of debate and eventually of avoiding debate altogether.

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