The Trump takeaway: It’s time to pay attention to each other’s realities

The problem with explanations like these is that, well, they’re reductionist, polarizing, and finger-pointing. They turn media realities into real realities, and isolated incidents into structural issues. Exceptions become rules. Differences become oppositions. Opinions become essences. Traits become groups. Factors become causes. Opponents become enemies.

via The Trump takeaway: It’s time to pay attention to each other’s realities

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