John Cleese vs Extremism

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John Cleese vs Extremism

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Mar 5, 2008 / 2.12 min

As in John Cleese own words recently, it’s “Hard to tell if I recorded this 30 years or 10 minutes ago…”.

In the last decade or so, as social media have grown in importance and taken a huge place in our lives, we’ve been pushed to believe that extremely polarized views are a recent phenomenon, though nothing could be further from the truth.

In fact, this has always been the case, social media has just facilitated and amplified how fast those polarized opinions and feelings can be shared.