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Communities & Echo Chambers

This fellow here talks about how we didn't see Brexit coming: It's similarly applicable to how we won't see Trump coming, buoyed by the hope that Trudeau's sunny ways will stem the tide of extremism. Our generation's greatest failing is how little emotional discomfort we allot ourselves. We streamline our relationships to "what brings us joy" and unfriend those who disagree with our political posts on facebook. We tend to talk only to the people who agree with us, despite, sometimes, living and working in close proximity to those who don't. More and more, we tend to choose to live and work with only those who agree with us. I'm part of a community of people who are building a house together. We've been

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