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Cecily Cecily

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Ambivalence Is Awesome

I missed this when first published, for which, shame on me. Fine short essay on the virtues of ambivalence — as distinct from indifference, or simple confusion. Ambivalence means you can see, and find some value in, both sides of a question. Which, a lot of the time, is a good thing. A pity there is not more room for it in public life, where politics is increasingly polarized, and uncertainty or willingness to compromise is taken for weakness (1,900 words)

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