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Nuance~

Sophisticated arguments have nuance. Rarely ever does any problem that's worth the effort for a reasonable person to argue lack capacity for being understood differently in a range of contexts and with various shades of meaning.


A complex problem is nuanced which means it resists simple solutions or broad, generalized sweeping indictments... and if the answer to a complex problem seems obvious to you—so much so that you think everyone who doesn't agree with your answer is a contemptible imbecile, then you may not appreciate the nuance with which others are willing to engage.


If everyone who disagrees with you is evil, then you may be missing the point.


30 July 2020

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