The Principle of Variety

This was originally published on Conatus News, now Uncommon Ground.

I recently came across an older article critiquing the Trumpian Right’s “affirmative action” for conservatives. Much of that article was laudable, and I recommend reading it. But there ιs a fundamental blind spot in most of these left vs right discussions that goes unaddressed by the author. This concerns the fundamental problem driving the culture war today.

The author writes:

“I do not think the left’s and right’s respective positions on this are of equal moral and…