We Are Better than This

11 min readMay 31, 2021

It’s difficult to write this piece for 2 reasons:

  1. I don’t know who my audience is and so I don’t know which arguments to cover, or which tone and register to take. There will inevitably be a lot of misses with a scatter-gun approach. Added to this, I would like to promote a discussion and invite people to prove me wrong, highlight holes in my arguments, and interact about these ideas. But, a blog post doesn’t lend itself to those aims, so there will also be an element of me arguing with myself. And as I will go on to claim — shouting at an imagined generalised opposition is not as…