1. It is the foundational Cornerstone of any open Democratic Society.
2. All human societies naturally factionate into a left-wing and right-wing.
3. Both sides serve in the essential function of keeping the society both stable and adaptive.
4. Free and open dialogue is how this happens.
There is currently a rise in the volume, if not in the actual numbers of people tribalizing and isolating into extremist radical positions on the left and the right. Positions aimed at everything from sabotaging/withdrawing from the dialogue to actively sabotaging the cultural basis of the West (sanctity of the individual).
What are your thoughts on this?