Psychoanalysis, Culture & Society

, Volume 23, Issue 2, pp 224–226 | Cite as

Participant commentary from Alice Maher

  • Alice Lombardo Maher
Original Article


One of the most oppressive problems in politics today is the polarization that divides people into ideological camps. Liberals exacerbate this problem of polarization when they fail to listen to conservative voices. As such, I argue that censoring conservative speech is generally not a useful response to this problem.


trigger warnings safe spaces snowflake generation talking across divides 

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© Macmillan Publishers Ltd., part of Springer Nature 2018

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.New YorkUSA

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