There Aren’t Two Sides to Every Desk

A Writing Magazine column, the paradox of tolerance, and what people don’t understand about free speech.

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My latest copy of Writing Magazine arrived on the day I was supposed to leave for Swanwick Writer’s School, which was cancelled due to COVID-19. This surprise helped to soften the blow, and I started leafing through it as…