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Social media must not rob us of the right to change our minds | Peter Ormerod

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To avoid charges of hypocrisy, Twitter users stick dogmatically to their declared beliefs. It’s poisoning our public discourseIt could all have been so different. In some parallel dimension, social media is being used to shape our political discourse for the better: as an arena where views and beliefs are expressed generously and listened to eagerly, where we allow our prejudices to be challenged, where we welcome opposing opinions, where we learn from those who see the world differently from us.
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